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Irkutsk Polytech is at the frontier of academic and intellectual discovery. Those who venture here—to learn, research, teach, work, and grow—join nearly several generations of students and scholars in the pursuit of innovation, knowledge, and a better world. Irkutsk National Research Technical University is a center of science, culture, and education in the Irkutsk Region. Our university challenges students to excel in the fields of nanotechnology, aircraft and mechanical engineering, energy, mining, oil and gas, chemical technology, construction and architecture, examine ecology and environmental engineering in the area with the advantageous location next to the lake Baikal, the deepest lake on the Earth, the biggest reservoir of fresh water on the continent.

Putting the importance of Baikal for the Irkutsk Region and the entire planet all above, INRTU directs efforts towards saving Baikal and its unique nature with endemic species of fish and animals and rare plants in a state of nature for future generations and protecting the lake from harmful human influence. Driven by the shared purpose of Priority 2030 leading universities of improving the image of life and work making a better world, INRTU is committed on establishing effective educational programs and doing research in the field of ecology and green engineering attracting both local and foreign students and scientists.

INRTU improves university study programs integrating the educational process and science, technology, and innovation and builds favorable environments for the development and successful fulfillment of student’s potential, helping its graduates to acquire the knowledge and skills they need to succeed in today's and tomorrow's job market in the face of rapid scientific and technological progress.


INRTU conducts research in 24 of the 69 fields of expertise contained in State Classifier of Scientific and Technical Information, and covers 6 of the 9 priority areas of the development of science, technics and technology in the Russian Federation.

INRTU Technopark is home to research labs, training, production, and corporate research centers, a business-incubator and a spacious conference hall.

Our university interacts with international partners from 24 countries in scientific and educational fields. 

INRTU conducts active academic cooperation and joint cooperation in double diploma programs with partners from Asia and Europe.

INRTU became a part of 8 technological platforms created in the Russian Federation.

INRTU is a member of international associations, networks, organizations. 



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In fall 2023, INRTU was ranked the 1500+ position among the best universities in the world and now is on the 38th place among the Russian universities. Please, follow the link

1906 universities from 108 countries, including 108 Russian universities, were selected from more than 2,6 thousand applications all over the world and included into the largest and most diverse Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024.

INRTU was ranked among the world's best engineering universities according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024. INRTU was ranked 1001+ among the world universities and 31st among Russian universities.


In 2021, INRTU was ranked 400+ out of 1,115 universities in the world. Russia was represented by 75 universities. INRTU entered the top 10 Russian universities.

In 2022, our university moved up to 301-400 on the ranking list. The overall ranking includes 1,406 universities from 106 countries/regions. INRTU entered the TOP-100 with its results on SDG 01, SDG 07. Among Russian universities INRTU was ranked 5th.

In 2023, INRTU was ranked 301-400 out of 1,705 universities from 115 countries and regions. Please, follow the link

Among Russian universities INRTU was ranked 6th.


In 2022, INRTU is ranked at the level #301-350 positions in QS (EECA) Global University. Please, follow the link


In 2019, INRTU was ranked at the level of #351-400 positions in the BRICS ranking. Please, follow the link


INRTU first entered the GreenMetric global ranking of sustainable development and high-quality university environment in 2017, taking the 558th place in the world ranking.

In 2018, our university moved up to the 543rd position in the GreenMetric global ranking.

In 2021, INRTU took the 225h place among 956 universities in the world, significantly improved its position, moved up by 164 points in the rating-list comparing to 2020.

In 2022, INRTU took the 204th place, having risen by 21 positions compared to the previous year.

In 2023, INRTU moved up to the 162th place in GreenMetric global ranking. Please follow the link

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