New Participating University: Volga State University of Water Transport


The BUP is pleased to announce the membership of a new participating university- Volga State University of Water Transport. The university has its flagship campus in the city of Nizhny Novgorod, which is situated at the confluence of the Volga and Oka rivers. Additional branches of the university can be found in Astrakhan, Ufa and Rybinsk, amongst others. 

The main aim of the university is the successful training of students for sea and river activities. Research and innovation are also developed. Recent projects include maritime design, shipbuilding theory and small craft safety. New inventions such as virtual and augmented reality technologies are incorporated into teaching.Volga University Logo

In addition to its academic activities, the university also has a dynamic educational focus on selected co-curricular events, including YalFest- an All-Russian rowing and sailing festival which brings together teams of students from other federal maritime and river transport universities.

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Last modified: 2023-01-12