World rankings

  • TOP 200 universities according to the QS Emerging Europe and Central Asia ranking
  • The University has been seeing stronger positions in Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.
  • NMSTU ranks No. 54 in the Russian university ranking for research performance (a project by the Russian Foundation for Humanitarian Research).
  • Top 55 universities of Russia that are engaged in implementing Strategic Development Programmes supported by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science


  • PIC under Erasmus Plus: 934703544
  • Project being implemented under Horizon 2020: Fracture Across Scales and Materials, Processes and Disciplines
  • Two Erasmus+ Credit Mobility agreements for student and staff exchange signed with the Institute of Technology and Business in České Budějovice, the Czech Republic, and Jean Monnet University in Saint-Etienne, France
  • Kyrgyz-Russian Consortium of Technical Universities
  • Russian-Indian Association of Universities


  • In 2014 NMSTU successfully went through the state accreditation and performance monitoring procedure


  • The total number of students is 15,991, including 12,897 higher education students (intramurals: 7,317; extramurals: 5,481; part-time students: 99) and 2,877 vocational education students (intramurals: 2,644; extramurals: 233)
  • 4,049 students graduated in 2015/2016.
  • 1,997 full-time students graduated in 2016. They include 1,332 higher education students and 665 vocational education students.
  • 80% of graduates were able to find jobs, 16% undertook further study.
  • Student distribution by sex: approx. 60% of male students to approx. 40% of female students

Faculty (faculties, graduate schools, research institutes and other centers)

  • The University comprises 8 institutes: Metallurgy, Mechanical Engineering and Materials Processing Institute (5 departments), Mining Engineering and Transport Institute (4 departments), Power Engineering and Automated Systems Institute (9 departments), Civil Engineering, Architecture and Arts Institute (7 departments), Economics and Management Institute (7 departments), Institute for the Humanities (15 departments), Institute of Natural Science and Standardization (9 departments), Institute of Extramural Studies.

Scientific Research

  • In 2016 the University carried out 78 research projects with the total funding of 250,902.2 thousand Roubles.
  • Research and Development Institute for Nanosteels is a part of NMSTU which organizes and conducts basic and applied research in the field of nanomaterials and nanosteels.
  • Research and Development Institute for Metallurgical Technologies and Metal Forming promotes innovative research in steel making through the creation of cutting-edge steel grades and innovative metallurgical technologies.
  • Laboratory for testing buildings and structures for reliability and durability. It carries out inspections and does the assessment of buildings and structures, analyses the stress-strain state and provides reinforcement and rebuilding solutions.
  • The Microtopography Research and Development Centre is engaged in the development of technologies for producing automotive sheet steel with controlled surface microtopography, as well as work roll machining technologies.
  • Research and Development Institute for Historical Anthropology and Philology develops cross-disciplinary projects in the area of historical anthropology and philology (classical archeology, history, linguistics, literature, Russian and foreign culture).
  • The LingvoMag Centre for Research and Education


Master's Degree (2 year study)

  • Metallurgy
  • Machine Building
  • Technological Machines and Equipment
  • Design-engineering of Machine Building Industries
  • Land Transport and Technological Complexes
  • Thermal Engineering and Thermal Technology
  • Power Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electronics and Nanoelectronics
  • Automated Control
  • Information and Computer Science
  • Building Engineering
  • Standardizing and Metrology
  • Technology of Transport Facilities
  • Pedagogical Education
  • HR Management
  • Professional and business communication in international relations, MA
  • Linguistics and Intercultural Communication (English)
  • Social work
  • Preschool education management

Bachelor's Degree (4 year study)

  • Metallurgy
  • Engineering
  • Technological Machines and Equipment
  • Material Study and Technology
  • Design-engineering of Machine Building Industries
  • Transport Technological Complexes 
  • Transport and Transport- Technological Machines and Complexes Service
  • Thermal Engineering and Thermal Technology
  • Power Engineering and Power Technology
  • Technology of Transport Processes
  • Instrument Engineering
  • Electronics and Nanoelectronics
  • Control in Engineering Systems
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Standardization and Metrology
  • Computer Engineering and Programming
  • Chemical Technology
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Personnel Management
  • Business Computer Informatics
  • State and Municipal Service
  • Architecture (5 year study)
  • Design of Architectural Environment (5 year study)
  • Building Engineering
  • Technosphere Safety
  • Merchandising
  • Pedagogical Education
  • Vegetable Food Stuff
  • Printing and Packaging Technology
  • Linguistics (Translation and Interpretation studies, Theoretical and Applied Linguistics)
  • Education studies (Pedagogics of foreign languages)

Specialist Degree (5,5 year study)

  • Information Security of Automation Systems
  • Mining Engineering
  • Designing of Technological Machines and Complexes
  • Land Transport and Technological Facilities
  • Railway Service
  • Building Construction
  • Architecture

PhD-Programs (3 year study)

  • Ferrous, Non-ferrous and Rare Metals Metallurgy
  • Metal Forming
  • Power Engineering- Complexes and Systems
  • Standardization and Product Quality Control (Metallurgy)
  • Foundry
  • Machines, Units and Processes (Metallurgy)
  • Mineral Processing
  • Geotechnology (Building, Open-cast and Underground)

Academic features

  • Due to the implementation of three Tempus projects the University enhanced its programmes in materials science, design, and environment.
  • NMSTU students regularly go on internships provided by partner organisations. They include such industry leaders as MMK, Danieli and others.
  • The following educational project is being implemented as part of the Erasmus+ Jean Monnet programme: European best practices of youth entrepreneurship and possibility of their implementation in Russia.
  • The Schneider Electric Scientific and Educational Centre

Facilities (Campus)

  • The University campus encompasses 13 dormitories and extensive facilities, which include sports facilities, canteens, and entertainment centres.


  • The Student Sports Club “Stalnye Serdtsa” (or, “Steel Hearts”): One of the leading youth sports organisations promoting ice-hockey, basketball, tennis, volleyball, power lifting, athletics, judo and rowing and canoeing.
  • The Ice-Hockey Club “Stalnye Lisy” (or, “Steel Foxes”) regularly holds international and regional championships.
  • The ASB basketball team
  • The University includes facilities for sportsmen with disabilities (or, deaf athletes) who qualified for the Russian national team


  • More than 50 student organizations covering a range of interests: martial arts, outdoor activities, community tutoring, literary magazines, theater and dance troupes, political organizations, and identity-based groups
  • New groups are formed constantly in response to student interest.