Study at USURT

Ural State University of Railway Transport
USURT

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General Information

Dean of the Faculty: Yuri V. Gorelov, PhD in Engineering., Associate Professor 
Tel/Fax: (+7 343) 221-24-19 
E-Mail: YGorelov@usurt.ru 

Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs: Tatiana N. Tkacheva 
E-Mail: TTkacheva@usurt.ru 

Deputy Dean for Education: Ekaterina S. Milenina 
E-Mail: EMilenina@usurt.ru 

Brief information about the faculty

Building Faculty of the University is the only training center for railway engineers - construction engineers for the transport region of Urals Sverdlovsk, South Urals and Gorky Railways, industrial enterprises and cities (metro, tram), transport construction companies. Since 1962 engineers have been trained in discipline: "Construction of railways, railway track and track facilities" to be engaged in design and survey, engineering design, organization and management, production and technology, research and scientific and educational activities. Since 1975 engineers have been trained in discipline: "Industrial and civil construction" for enterprises of railway transport and construction industry of the Urals, and since 2002 - in discipline "Bridges and Transport Tunnels." 

Since 2011, the Faculty offers the following Bachelor's and Specialist's Programmes under the new federal higher educational standard VPO: 

Bachelor's disciplines and fields of study (from 2011): 

Discipline: (271501) "Construction of Railways, Bridges and Transport Tunnels" 
Specialization: Construction of Railways, Railway Track and Track Facilities
Qualification: specialist
Duration of studies: 5 years 

Discipline: (271501) "Construction of Railways, Bridges and Transport Tunnels"
Specialization: Railway Track Technical Condition Management
Qualification: specialist
Duration of studies: 5 years 

Discipline: (271501) "Construction of Railways, Bridges and Transport Tunnels"
Specialization: Bridges and Transport Tunnels
Qualification: specialist 
Duration of studies: 5 years 

Field of studies: (270800) Civil engineering 
Qualification: Bachelor
Duration of studies: 4 years, 3 years - for graduates of intermediate vocational education institutions of the relevant profile 

Disciplines and specializations (before 2011): 

Discipline: (270204) "Construction of Railways, Railway Track and Track Facilities"
Specialization: Construction of Railways, Railway Track and Track Facilities
Specialization: Industrial Transport Road Building
Qualification: railway engineer - construction engineer
Form of studies: full-time, extramural 
Duration of studies: 5 years, 6 years 

Discipline: (270201) Bridges and Tunnels 
Specialization: Bridges
Qualification: railway engineer - construction engineer
Form of studies: full-time 
Duration of studies: 5 years 

Discipline: (270102) Civil Engineering 
Specialization: Industrial and civil construction 
Specialization: construction engineer 
Form of studies: full-time, extramural
Duration of studies: 5, 6 years 

Fields of study (before 2011): 

Discipline: (270100) Civil Engineering 
Qualification: Bachelor of Engineering and Technology
Form of studies: full-time, extramural
Duration of studies: 4 years 

Departments of the Faculty

"Railway Construction and Railway Track"
Head: Gennady L. Ackerman, DSc in Engineering, Professor
E-Mail: GLAkkerman@usurt.ru 

"Bridges and Transport Tunnels" 
Head: PhD in Engineering, Associate Professor, Galina V. Desyatykh 
E-Mail: GDesyatih@usurt.ru 

"Building Structures and Building Industry"
Head : Nikolay G. Gorelov, PhD in Engineering, Associate Professor
E-Mail: NGorelov@usurt.ru