Федеральное государственное бюджетное образовательное учреждение высшего образования «Уфимский государственный нефтяной технический университет» (УГНТУ)
ул. Космонавтов 1,
г. Уфа, Республика Башкортостан,
Россия, 450064
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General Information


   

1. InternationalAspects of Educational and Research Activities

International cooperation is an integral part of the activity of Ufa State Petroleum Technological University. The main objective of the international activities is the generation of strategic and tactical solutions to enhance the university’s international prestige on the basis of the unity of educational, scientific and innovative activities in all divisions, the promotion of the university on the international market of educational services, scientific research and development.

Ufa State PetroleumTechnological University supports steady connections with many scientific and educational centers throughout the world. Being a member of the International Association of Universities, it has cooperation agreements with the universities, companies and enterprises of Europe, Asia and CIS countries. USPTU is making strenuous efforts to create a modern training system for foreign citizens and strengthen its position on the international market of educational services.

USPTU has been training international students for more than 30 years already. Since that time, more than 1,900 foreign citizens have becomeUSPTU graduates and have been suceesfuly employed in various areas of the oil and gas industry.

Currently, the university has 1,320 international students from 51 countries.The share of international students at USPTU is 7.4%. This makes USPTU ranking among thetop 30 universities of Russia.

The university’s international activity is developing in different directions: one of the leading areas is the provision of educational services to international students including the Russian pre-university program, Bachelor’s, Master’s, postgraduate and doctoral programs.

Another dynamically developing direction is academic mobility of students and teachers. Within student academic mobility programs, bilateral cooperation with international partner universities is being actively conducted, including semester-long training, included education, 2 + 3 program - based training, short-term internships and summer school programs (China, Kazakhstan, Austria, Germany, Hungary, Finland, Italy, Syria, Iraq).

International cooperation in the field of double degree programs is also successfully developing, as a result of which our students are awarded both USPTU and partner university degrees (Finland, Austria).

Academic mobility of the teaching staff is being implemented on the basis of the “Invited Professors” program when foreign professors are invited to USPTU to give lectures to its students. USPTU teachers also travel to international partner universities for lecturing there.

Another very important direction of USPTU international activities is the employment of international specialists at the university: the employment of foreign citizens - USPTU graduates within the program of highly qualified personnel training (postgraduate training). At present,the university has 7 such staff members.

International cooperation in the field of science and technology is developing in two major directions - rendering of research and engineering services on request of international oil and gas companies (Vietnam, Kazakhstan, Iraq, Iran) and joint research projects with international partner universities (Austria, China, Kazakhstan, Belarus) within the international grant programs of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (Federal Target Program “Research and Development”) and the Russian Foundation for Fundamental Research (RFFR).

2. International Activities in the Area of Additional Professional Education

An important direction of the activities of Ufa State Petroleum Technological University is the development of international cooperation in the field of additional professional education of specialists in the oil and gas industry.

The main structural division of the University, engaged in advanced training and professional retraining of specialists, is the Institute of Additional Professional Education of USPTU (IAPE), founded more than 20 years ago.

Today the Institute is the biggest educational institution of additional professional education in the Republic of Bashkortostan and one of the leading ones in the Russian Federation.

Around 600 specialists and students from countries near and far abroad (Kazakhstan, Belarus, Uzbekistan, Vietnam, Serbia, Cuba, Iraq and other countries) annually improve their skills and undergo professional retraining at the Institute. The Institute has developed and offers over 300 advanced training programs and over 70 professional retraining programs for all professional aspects of specialists in the fuel and energy complex.

USPTU carries out the following activitiesin the area of retraining and advanced training of specialists and students from countries near and far abroad:
• Training in accordance with the existing “basic” programs of advanced training
• Development and implementation of new custom programs of advanced training
• Training in accordance with professional retraining programs for the performance of a new type of professional activity or obtaining a new qualification.
• Conduction of short-term seminars.

For the implementation of the activities mentioned above, IAPE has created a flexible organizational and pedagogical environment, increasing the availability of training and allowing the implementation of additional professional educational services in accordance with specific customer requirements.This includes the following apects:
1. Wide range of forms of education (on-the-job, off-the-job (full time or part-time)).
2. Possibility to conduct training either at the premises of USPTU in Ufa, or in the customer’s territory.
3. Network forms of implementation of additional professional programs including those provided for training international specialists and students jointly with foreign universities (in particular, this is a form widely used by the Institute for professional retraining of specialists and students from the Republic of Kazakhstan).
4. Distance education technologies based on electronic educational-methodical complexes, distance learning system and on-line seminars (webinars).

The necessary quality of the educational services provided is ensured by the use of modern information technologies, highly qualified teaching staff (over 70% of them are Doctors of Sciences and Candidates of Sciences), as well as the quality management system operating at the Institute with the International Certificates (IQNet and CroCert) received.

The actual tasks and directions for the development of international activities of USPTU in the field of retraining and advanced training of foreign specialists and students are as follows:
1. To ensure the international recognition of USPTU certificates of advanced training and professional retraining of international specialists and students.
2. To provide more information on the opportunities for additional professional education at USPTU at international conferences, expos and in the media.
3. To expand the use of network forms of implementation of additional professional programs including those provided for training international specialists and students jointly with foreign universities.
4. Introduction of distance education technologies at the international level (on the basis of electronic educational-methodical complexes, distance learning system and on-line seminars).

3. Community and Cultural Activities

International students from more than 50 countries are being trained at USPTU, and all of them represent their own cultures, traditions and customs. For the purpose of social adaptation of international students, introduction of students to the values of traditional ethnic cultures, principles of tolerance and humanity, USPTU annually organises cultural and sports events with the participation of international students, suchas “Days of National Cultures”, “Party with USPTU International Families”, the Nowruz International Arts Festival, “International Africa Day”, Futsal World Cup among international students and many others.

USPTU is an active member of the Association of International Students in Russia. Our international students honourably represent their university and country at the sessions of the Association of Foreign Students and take winning prizes. One of the sessions of the Association of International Students in Russia is planned to be hosted by USPTU.

   

Cultural and sports events organized by the International Office

Date of the event

Name of the event

Foreign co-organisers

Brief description of the event (goals, objectives, results)

Participants (including organisers and audience)

Number of participants

March

Nowruz International Arts Festival

Consulate General of the Republic of Tajikistan in Ufa, Embassy of the Republic of Angola,

Expat communities of the Republics of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and others.

This cultural event is aimed at social adaptation of international students, introduction of students to the values of traditional ethnic cultures. International students take part in this event. Each country is unique in its own way and distinguished by its original national vibrancy. The event traditionally includes the most delicious ethnic foods being served, lively dances and harmonious songs.

All USPTU students from 50 countries

1,700

June

International Africa Day

Embassy of the Republic of Angola, Embassyof the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

Increasingthe level ofsocial adaptation of USPTU international students, introduction of students to the values of traditional ethnic cultures, principles of humanity and tolerance. African students take part in this event. It includes a variety of dances, traditional national games, and a national costume show.

Angola, Algeria, Sudan, Chad, Nigeria, Congo, Mozambique,Equatorial Guinea, Benin

1,300

May

World Football Cup among USPTU international students

Consulate General of the Republic of Tajikistan in Ufa, Expat community of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Expat community of the Republic of Turkmenistan, Embassy of the Republic of Angola, Embassyof the Republic of Equatorial Guinea

Strengthening of USPTU international students’ motivation by shaping and spreading the ideas of togetherness, peoples’ friendship, inter-ethnic concord; cultivation of a sense of patriotism and adoption of a healthy life style.

Students from 50 countries

1,000

Throughout the year

Days of national cultures

Diplomatic missions of the participating countries

The eventsare associated with the countries’ Independence Days. Students are offered an opportunity to performa concert program with a photo exhibition


4. Reference Materials

4.1. The Number of International Students in the 2019-2020 Academic Year

Countries

2019-2020 academic year

1

Abkhazia

1

2

Azerbaijan

8

3

Algeria

3

4

Angola

51

5

Armenia

1

6

Afganistan

4

7

Belarus

4

8

Benin

1

9

Brazil

1

10

Burundi

1

11

Cameroon

10

12

Chad

1

13

China

44

14

Colombia

8

15

Congo

7

16

Côte d'Ivoire

14

17

Cuba

52

18

Ecuador

3

19

Egypt

45

20

Equatorial Guinea

1

21

Ghana

2

22

Georgia

1

23

Greece

2

24

India

4

25

Indonesia

2

26

Iordania

1

27

Iraq

81

28

Kazakhstan

534

29

Kenya

1

30

Кyrgyzstan

8

31

Mauritania

1

32

Mozambique

2

33

Nigeria

7

34

Palestine

1

35

Peru

1

36

Senegal

9

37

Sierra Leone

1

38

Somalia

3

39

South Africa

1

40

Syria

5

41

Tajikistan

160

42

Tanzania

2

43

Turkmenistan

8

44

Ukraine

3

45

Uzbekistan

124

46

Venezuela

1

47

Vietnam

42

48

Yemen

49

49

Zambia

2

50

Zimbabwe

1

Total

1,320

   

4.2. Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) International Student Statistics

4.2.1. Dynamics of change in the total number of USPTU international students from 2008 till 2020

Year

2008/2009

2009/2010

2010/2011

2011/2012

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

2019/2020

Number of students

288

302

374

502

620

746

842

1013

1182

1258

1264

1320

4.2.2. Total numbers of the students of USPTU pre-university (Russian language) program from 2008 till 2020

Year

2008/2009

2009/2010

2010/2011

2011/2012

2012/2013

2013/2014

2014/2015

2015/2016

2016/2017

2017/2018

2018/2019

2019/2020

Number of students

48

21

27

43

44

68

61

102

127

102

55

54

4.2.3. Information on the number of international students - USPTU (UPI) graduates from 1990 till 2020

Graduated in

Number

Graduated in

Number

1990

39

2007

56

1991

38

2008

70

1992

18

2009

32

1993

16

2010

40

1994

6

2011

42

1995

22

2012

43

1996

18

2013

53

1997

56

2014

84

1998

6

2015

199

1999

31

2016

177

2000

12

2017

198

2001

21

2018

220

2002

16

2019

273

2003

15

2020

259

2004

37

2005 45
2006 42

Total: 2184

4.2.4. Information on the nationalities of international students – USPTU (UPI) graduates from 1990 till 2020

Country

Number of students

Country

Number of students

Kazakhstan

632

Afganistan

1

Cuba

133

Bangladesh

3

Vietnam

186

Cameroon

2

China

214

Côte d'Ivoire

7

Yemen

101

Lebanon

2

Iraq

59

Peru

3

Turkmenistan

65

Sierra Leone

4

Nigeria

55

Latvia

3

India

28

Oman

2

Angola

77

Gabon

2

Uzbekistan

67

Germany

1

Pakistan

15

Georgia

1

Syria

26

Cambodia

3

Chad

18

Kenya

2

Mongolia

10

Colombia

8

Ecuador

11

Lithuania

1

Equatorial Guinea

17

Mauritania

1

Bulgaria

7

Morocco

1

Indonesia

11

Mozambique

2

Kyrgyzstan

23

Moldova

4

Guinea-Bissau

5

Namibia

1

Jordan

6

Palestine

4

Somalia

12

Saudi Arabia

1

Belarus

7

Senegal

1

Tajikistan

88

Ukraine

10

Libya

4

Azerbaijan

17

Turkey

3

Ghana

13

Venezuela

6

Sudan

1

Congo

9

Bolivia

1

Abkhazia

2

Mali

2

Tanzania

3

Uganda

2

Armenia

5

Benin

4

Greece

1

Burundi

2

Zambia

2

Malaysia

1

Switzerland

1

Zimbabwe

1


4.2.5. 84 foreign citizens from 17 countries completed their PhD and doctoral studies; 74 people successfully defended their PhD theses and 2 people – their doctoral theses.

Country

Graduates of postgraduateand doctoral programs

Vietnam

13

Iraq

13

Yemen

12

China

11

Kazakhstan

9

Ecuador

4

Syria

4

Bangladesh

2

Jordan

2

Somalia

2

Mozambique

2

Azerbaijan

2

Chad

2

Guinea-Bissau

1

Sudan

1

Turkmenistan

1

Mongolia

1

Total

84

4.2.6. USPTU’s International Partners

Country

Number of contracts

Organization

Angola

1

National Institute of Student Scholarships of Angola

Armenia

1

Yerevan State University of Architecture and Construction

Austria

2

University of Vienna

University of Leoben

Azerbaijan

7

Sumqayit State University

Nakhcivan State University

Azerbaijan State University of Oil and Industry

Baku State University

Azerbaijan University of Architecture and Construction

Azerbaijna Technical University

Azerbaijan Technological University

Bulgaria

1

University of Economics - Varna

Belarus

1

Polotsk State University

China

11

China University of Petroleum-Huadong

China University of Petroleum-Beijing

Southwest Petroleum University

Xinjiang Keli New Technology Development Co.Ltd

Guangzhou Anticorrosion Association

Sichuan College of Engineering

Shandong Transportation Institute

Weidong Cloud Education Group

Nanchang University

Starshine Petroleum and Chemical

Liaoning Shihua University

Cuba

1

Cubapetroleo

Czech Republic

3

MemBrain s.r.o. and MEGA a.s.

VŠB - Technical University of Ostrava

ELPRAMO s.r.o.

Finland

3

Lappeenranta University of Technology

Haaga-Helia University Porvoo Campus

South-Eastern Finland University of Applied Sciences (XAMK)

France

1

Schlumberger Logelco, Inc.

Germany

9

University of Kassel

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Division of Isotope Biogeochemistry

Saarland University

Buchen UmweltService GmbH

Clausthal University of Technology

Hochschule Merseburg – University of Applied Sciences

Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg Ravensburg

Export-Akademie Baden Wuerttemberg GmbH

MUEG Mitteldeutsche Umwelt- und Entsorgung GmbH

Ecuador

1

National Polytechnic University

Hungary

1

University of Miskolc

India

3

Graphic Era University

Uttaranchal University

NIMS University Rajasthan

Iran

1

IranianInternationalArt

Iraq

1

University of Zakho

Italy

4

University of Palermo

University of Perugia

University of Genova

Institute of Euroasian Studies

Kazakhstan

24

Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda State University

K.Zhubanov Aktobe Regional State University

Caspian State University of Technologies and Engineering named after S. Yessenov

West-Kazakh Agrarian and Technical University named after Zhangir Khan

Makhambet Utemisov West Kazakhstan State University

Caspimunaigas SRDI JSC

Pavlodar Oil Chemistry Refinery

Atyrau Institute of Oil and Gas

International Educational Corporation (KAZGASA Campus)

Association of Children and Youth Organizations of Kostanay Region LLP

M.O. Auezov South Kazakhstan State University

Akimat of Atyrau Region

S.Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University

Karaganda State Technical University

North Kazakhstan State University named after Manash Kozybayev

S.Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Atyrau Institute of Engineering and Humanities

Kazakh National Technical University named after K.I. Satpayev

Caspian Social University

S. Baishev Aktobe University

Almaty University of Power Engineering and Telecommunications

Kh. Dosmukhamedov Atyrau State University

Aktobe Higher Polytechnical College

Kyrgyzstan

3

Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University

Kyrgyz State Technical University named after I.Razzakov

Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture named after N. Isanov

Mexico

1

Autonomous University of Coahuila

Netherlands

1

Baker Hughes B.V.

Switzerland

1

Rexonic Ultrasonics AG

Syria

2

Syrian Private University

ROG Technology

Tajikistan

9

Tajik Mining and Metallurgical Institute

Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Tajikistan

Tajik Energy Institute

Dushanbe Lomonosov Moscow State University Campus

Khujand Polytechnical Institute of M.S.Osimi Tajik Technical University

M.S.Osimi Tajik Technical University

Tajik National University

Paimony Azizon Non-State General Educational Institution

Dushanbe Branch of National University of Science and Technology "MISiS"

Turkey

1

Yıldız Technical University

UAE

1

International Oriental Academy FZ LLC

USA

5

HalliburtonInternational, Inc.

SAS Institute LLC

Honeywell CJSC

VirginiaWesleyanCollege

Rice University Energy and Environment Initiative

Vietnam

2

Vietsovpetro Joint Venture

PetroVietnam University

TOTAL

103