Tyumen State Oil and Gas University (TSOGU)
Tyumen State Oil and Gas University is the only university of its kind in Siberia and Far East. It was established in 1956. Today about 60 thousand students study here in 70 departments. During the 50 years of its existence the university has awarded diplomas to almost 75 thousand graduates. Tyumen Oil and Gas University is organized into ten educational institutes: the Technological Institute, the Institute of Geology and Geoinformatics, the Institute of Transport, the Institute of Oil and Gas, the Institute of Management and Business, Institute of Humanities, Institute of Service and Management, Institute of Cybernetics, Informatics and Communication, Institute of International Educational Programs, Institute of Industrial Technologies and Engineering and a number of research institutes. There are also subdivisions of the elementary and secondary vocational education.
Through the years Tyumen State Oil and Gas University has expanded beyond the city of Tyumen to offer educational services in other cities and regions. At present, it has 18 branches both in the north and south of the Tyumen region, as well as in Kazakhstan. Tyumen State Oil and Gas University is a first-rate research center encapsulating 18 research institutes and centers. The scholars participate in the development of dozens of projects. Among the most significant customers and consumers of the scientific work of the university are the Russian Ministry of Education, and enterprises operated by «Transneft», «Gazprom», «LUKOIL», «Rosneft», and many others.
Everything that one does is shaped by one's knowledge and manners. At school a person receives only basic skills. But the main institution, which develops the personality, is the university. It becomes a final step in the formation of one's character. Therefore the university should master the science of how to create relevant conditions contributing to the harmonic development of a personality. Society needs people with high morals and the ability to direct the acquired knowledge and skills in favor of others.
Rector of the Tyumen State Oil and Gas University
Dr.Sci.Tech., the Professor