About Ufa State Aviation Technical University
Ufa State Aviation Technical University was established in 1932. It is a large scientific and educational complex, one of leading higher educational institutions of Russia. There are 18 areas of study and 40 programs in its 7 Faculties (fulltime and by correspondence).
More than 6000 students study at the university.
The number of departments is 43. The total number of teaching faculty is more than 650, of these 30 are Russian and foreign Academies of Sciences Full Members. There are 633 full-time teachers (not counting Military Department) and 64 part-time teachers at the University.
Highly qualified experts make up 80% of the faculty members. During the years of its existence USATU has trained about 60000 specialists for different branches of Russian and regional economy.
The university carries out multilevel specialists training. Programs leading to the Bachelor's Degree, Engineer Diploma and to the Master's Degree are successfully combined in it. University fundamentalism of natural-scientific circle and humanitarian component of higher professional education serve as an educational basis. It allows to achieve multiprofile teaching, ensures integration into the global system of higher education. The extension of specialities spectrum towards science-consuming, interdisciplinary natural-scientific, social-economic and humanitarian ones, actual scientific and engineering students' activity, adapted to individual personal abilities and their intellectual potential, orientation to priority trends of science and technology development allow to better take into account the region and country needs and to realize competitive specialists training in the conditions of market economy.
The university provides opportunities for further education in professional economical and managerial spheres and to secure a second major. Taking into account the needs of the region the university offers specialists retraining courses and professional skills improvement according to the areas of study and programs.
The university campus consists of 9 multistorey dormitory buildings for 3000 students, family students having separate rooms, a hotel, a services center, a post-office, a savings bank, a medical center, a public catering center, clubs, gymnasiums and outdoor playgrounds.
The university sports center includes several halls for sports games, wrestling, athlete gymnastics, boxing etc, a leased swimming pool, a stadium, a shooting-gallery and a number of outdoor sportgrounds. Students are trained in 35 kinds of sports. There are also specialized groups for students with poor health. Students and university personnel have at their disposal "Agidel" sports camp on the bank of the Belaya river and "Aviator" tourists center at the Pavlovskoye base.