The first transport engineering university in Russia
207 academic year


No One Is Forgotten
No One Is Forgotten
On January 18th, the day when the siege of Leningrad was lifted, we commemorate our colleagues, students and alumni who gave their lives for our city. Their names were immortalised on the stele in our Memorial garden square.
Restoration of Trinity Cathedral is Finishing
Restoration of Trinity Cathedral is Finishing
The construction of the cathedral, which was christened in 1835, was supervised by Vasily Stasov and the Institute of the Transport Engineers Corps’ alumnus and later Chairman of the Committee for Buildings and Hydraulic works in St. Petersburg Pierru-Dominique Bazaine. It was him who solved the engineer task of strengthening columns and steadiness of the main dome. The calculation of constructions was made by another PGUPS’ alumnus — Pavel Melnikov.
Volkhov Hydroelectric Station Celebrates its 90th  Anniversary
Volkhov Hydroelectric Station Celebrates its 90th Anniversary
On December 19th, 1926 in presence of the Government Members the Volkhov Hydroelectric Plant was solemnly opened. Thus, it became the first achievement of GOELRO plan (State Commission for Electrification of Russia).
XXI Assembly of Young Scientists
XXI Assembly of Young Scientists
On December 13th, 2016 The Committee on Science and High School of Saint-Petersburg conducted XXI Assembly of Young Scientists aimed at developing and encouraging scientific activities among the youth.


Heritage of Betancourt
On June 17, 2015 Declaration of Mutual Understanding and Cooperation between three largest transport and polytechnic universities of Europe was signed in the PSTU within a framework of the International Congress «Innovations and Staff in Railway Transport Geopolitics»
Scientific and Technical Library of Emperor Alexander I St.Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS) is the oldest and one of the biggest national libraries which collect publications referring to transport and civil engineering. Like the University itself, the Library is over 200 years old. Over a million books are kept in its funds.
Student Resident Halls
Students, post-graduate students, preparatory section learners, qualification improvement courses trainees are provided with a possibility of residing in comfortable Residence Halls.
PGUPS Physical culture club
In close proximity to the Residence Halls is located the Physical culture club having available a swimming pool, workout rooms, a martial arts room, a fitness room, a separate Finnish sauna, a Russian bath, medical and massage rooms as well as a tanning saloon and a barber’s shop and a hairdresser’s salon.
In November 1810, classes for the first intake students began.
Emperor Alexander I St.Petersburg State Transport University students have got a unique possibility to get a competent medical care straight at the university.