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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.


Facts

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 26 countries in scientific and educational fields. 

INRTU conducts active academic cooperation and joint cooperation in double diploma programs with partners from Asia and Europe: Republic of Korea, Czech Republic, Finland, France, Germany, China, Poland.

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

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

Figures

16

English taught programs

110

 Modern research and train research laboratories  

18441

Total students

981

Academic Faculty Staff

22

International Faculty Staff

1218

International Students

15

Dormitories

12

Schools

Rankings

1201-1500

In fall 2022 INRTU was ranked the 1201-1500 position among the best universities in the world and now is on the 22nd place among the Russian universities. Please, follow the link

1799 universities from 104 countries, including 76 Russian universities, were selected from more than 2,5 thousand applications all over the world and included into the largest and most diverse Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023.

301-400

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. Please, follow the link

INRTU entered the TOP-100 with its results on SDG 01, SDG 07. Among Russian universities INRTU was ranked 5th.

301-350

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

351-400

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

204

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. Please follow the link

International Accreditation

European Network for Accreditation
of Engineering Education (ENAEE)

European Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education is an international network of national accreditation and quality assurance agencies working in accordance with approved standards to accredit engineering programs. Russian Federation is presented by Association for Engineering Education of Russian, which is one of ENAEE founders.

Accreditation agencies, ENAEE members have the right to award the EUR-ACE® (European Accredited Engineer) label to accredited engineering degree programmes and register these programs in international list of ENAEE and FEANI (Fédération Européenne d’Associations Nationales d’Ingénieurs).

International accreditation and EUR-ACE® label provide the following advantages:

Independent evaluation of program quality of by international experts.

Recommendations on educational program improvement.

Registration of an educational program in the All-European list of accredited engineering programs.

Acknowledgement of the high quality of an educational program on the All-European level.

Increase of competitiveness at international and national markets of educational services.

Providing more job placement opportunities for educational program graduates.

Chance to obtain professional title EUR ING for graduates of an educational program.

University were Accredited by ENAEE

2017: 5 master degree programs were accredited by ENAEE for 5 years (2017-2022) and awarded with the label EUR-ACE® Master:
  • Intelligent Power Systems
  • Renewable energy
  • Architecture of the Sustainable Environment
  • Urban landscape planning
  • Innovative Water Supply and Wastewater Technologies
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