Advanced engineering schools to be created in 30 Russian universities

It is planned that by 2024 advanced engineering schools will be launched in 30 universities from 15 Russian regions, in partnership with high-technology companies. Over 500 new study programs will be launched, over 28 000 technical university teachers will complete skill upgrading, and 2500 graduates will be employed in Russia’s high-technology companies.

Universities selected for the advanced engineering schools project will not only be preparing practical specialists, but also creating new technological solutions for various industries. As Russian Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin said, the participating universities will receive a 2,5 billion rubles in grants. 12 more billion will be provided by the high-tech companies partnering with them.

13 of 30 participating universities are Open Doors organizers, namely FEFU, KFU, MIPT, NUST “MISIS”, TSU, TPU, ITMO, NSU, Sechenov University, SPbPU, UrFU, Samara University and Lobachevsky University.