Moscow State Mining University
(Московский государственный горный университет
in Russian) is a Russian
institute of higher education that prepares mining engineers
Its history can be traced back to September 4, 1918, when Moscow Mining Academy
was founded. In 1930 the Academy was divided into six independent institutes. Among the new colleges which grew out of the Academy's departments was Moscow Mining Institute
. Since that time Moscow Mining Institute has become one of the largest and best-known scientific centers in the field of mining and one of the leading teaching and research mining schools in the country. In 1993 the Institute was transformed into the State University of Mining
, due to its great contribution to mining science and training of highly-qualified specialists for various branches of mining industry.
A multi-level structure of higher education has been introduced at the University. The first four years of University study are known as undergraduate
study and usually lead to the Bachelor of Science
(B.Sc.) degree. All bachelor's programs include general education in science
, social sciences
, arts, and a field of specialization called the major.
The second level
, five years together with the first level, may lead to receiving a diploma of a chartered mining engineer
. The objective of the program is to give high level specialized training to engineers. A professionally qualified... Read More