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Ural State University of Railway Transport

Ural State University of Railway Transport (USURT) or Уральский государственный университет путей сообщения (УрГУПС) is a public university situated in Ekaterinburg, Russia. It was founded the 23 of June 1956. Its general mission is to prepare specialists for railway transport in the Urals and neighboring regions of Central Russia and Siberia.


The University includes:[1]

  • 6 faculties and 23 departments:
    • Electromechanical Faculty
      • "Transport Power Supply" Department
      • "Electric Machinery" Department
      • "Electric Traction" Department
      • "Physics & Chemistry" Department
    • Electrotechnical Faculty
      • "Railway Automation, Telemechanics & Communication" Department
      • "Systems and Technologies of Information Security" Department
    • Building Faculty
      • "Railway Construction and Railway Track" Department
      • "Bridges and Transport Tunnels" Department
      • "Building Structures and Building Industry" Department
    • Operation of Transportation Processes Faculty
      • "Operations Management" Department
      • "Stations, Junctions and Freight Work" Department
      • "Technospheric Safety" Department
      • "Higher and Applied Mathematics" Department
    • Mechanical Faculty
      • "Railway Cars" Department
      • "Design and Exploitation of Automobiles" Department
      • "Mechatronics" Department
    • Economics Faculty
      • "Management in Social and Economic Systems" Department
      • "Transport Economics" Department
      • "World Economy & Logistics" Department
      • "Human Resources Management & Sociology" Department
      • "Philosophy & History" Department
      • "Foreign Languages & Cross-Cultural Communication" Department
      • "Physical Training" Department
  • More than 30 research groups
  • 7 branches in region
  • About 13,600 students


  1. ^ "Structure". Ural State University of Railway Transport. Retrieved 14 June 2015.

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