Murmansk State Technical University

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Murmansk State Technical University
Murmansk State Technical University
Type Public
Rector Sergey Agarkov
Students 8000[1]
Undergraduates 7700[1]
Postgraduates 300[1]
Location Murmansk, Russia
Campus Urban
Mascot The STS Sedov
Affiliations UArctic

Murmansk State Technical University or MSTU is one of the oldest universities on the Kola peninsula. The university was founded in 1950. Initially it had a name of the High Marine School (HMS). Later it received the status of the Russian State Academy of Fishing Fleet and since 1996 it has become the Murmansk State Technical University, the biggest and the most prestigious educational Center in the Far North of Russia and undoubtedly one of the biggest and famous in the whole North-West of the country.

The Faculties of MSTU[edit]

Today Murmansk State Technical University comprises three faculties, four institutes and the Marine Academy. Mesiatsev Murmansk Marine Fishing College and Arkhangelsk Fishing Technical College count as branches of MSTU (together with branches in Poliarnyi and Apatity).

  • The Marine Academy
    (including the Faculty of Advanced Training for the Fleet Commanding Staff)
  • The Faculty of Arctic Technologies
  • The Faculty of Part-Time Education
  • The Faculty of Social and Economic Studies (part-time programs)
  • The Institute of Natural Science and Technology
  • The Institute of Economics, Management and Law
  • The Institute of Distance Learning
  • The Further Professional Education Institute


Coordinates: 68°57′13″N 33°03′47″E / 68.95361°N 33.06306°E / 68.95361; 33.06306