Established:  1930

Total students:  11000

Foreign students:  1800

Department:  15


  • Doctor of Science 327
  • Science 600 candidates

Contact Information:  Russia, Moscow, Leninsky Prospect, 65.

Gubkin University was founded in 1930 by an outstanding scientist, Honored Scientist of the RSFSR, Academician Ivanom Mihaylovichem Gubkinym. For almost a century of history Gubkin University has trained more than 90,000 graduates, PhDs. The University is proud of its graduates working in all major oil and gas companies in Russia and the world.

Educational complex, which trains specialists for one of the most profitable areas of the Russian economy - oil and gas production. Among the main research areas of the University - such innovative sectors as nanomaterials and biotechnology for the oil and gas industry, design and optimization of the development of hydrocarbon deposits, processing of hydrocarbon raw materials and alternative fuels, etc. Among the partners of the University all the leading industry companies in the country, including Gazprom. Rosneft, Lukoil, Transneft et al.

The priority directions of development of the university are:

energy efficiency and conservation in the development and utilization of hydrocarbon resources;
Energy capacity of the resource base: exploration and development of hydrocarbon deposits on the shelf, deposits with hard to recover reserves and unconventional sources of hydrocarbons;
environmental and industrial safety of oil and gas production.


Geology and Geophysics Department of oil and gas
Faculty development of oil and gas fields
Faculty of design, construction and operation of pipeline transport systems
Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Chemical Engineering and Environment
Faculty of Automation and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Economics and Management
Faculty of International Energy Business
law school
Faculty of arts education
evening and correspondence education management
Postgraduate Faculty of Education (FPE)
Military training center