Ufa State Petroleum Technological University is located in Ufa, the Republic of Bashkortostan. It is one of the most economically and politically stable regions of Russia. The dominating industries encompass oil and gas production and petrochemistry as well as high-tech machine building. The economic policy of the Republic is aimed at its continual development with simultaneous integration into the system of All-Russian and international economic ties.
Bashkortostan’s industrial potential is based on its fuel and energy complex comprising oil and gas production, oil refining, petrochemical, chemical and machine-building industries. Huge intellectual potential, powerful industry, ample raw resources, political and ethnic stability as well as well-developed system of public authorities and elaborated legislative base allow the republic to maintain favourable investment climate and successfully develop foreign economic relations.
Ufa city, the capital of Bashkortostan, is an administrative, political, economic, scientific and cultural centre of the Republic. The city is located at the bottom of the Ural Mountains and is surrounded by three rivers.
The nature of the Republic is graced with transcendent beauty which is famous far beyond Bashkortostan’s boundaries. There are scenic mountain ridges, magnificent plains, interminable steppe and dense forests, splendid rivers and lakes. Everyone who visits Ufa is impressed by the beauty of its natural landscape.
Fuel, chemical, petrochemical, machine-building and metal-working complexes form the basis of the city’s diversified industry.
There are 6 universities located in Ufa, which are ranked among top technical higher educational institutions of the Russian Federation. The Republic’s manpower academic potential is concentrated in universities. Around 75 % of all university instructors have academic degrees. World-renowned research schools on organic chemistry of high-molecular compounds, petrochemistry and oil refining are successfully functioning in Ufa.