Grozny State Oil Technical University named after M.D. Millionshikova

It is a public university located in Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia. Grozny State Oil Technical University (GSOTU) was founded in 1920 as the Higher Petroleum Technical School, consisting of eight divisions, two of which were higher. The first graduation of engineers took place in 1925. In 1929, the school acquired the status of a university of union importance. By the mid-1980s, the scientific-pedagogical and material-technical potential of the institute made it possible to conduct training in almost all specialties of the technological cycle of oil and gas production. Grozny State Oil Technical University is forming its own scientific schools, known not only in the country, but also abroad. The scientists of the institute were engaged in fundamental developments in the field of oil and gas geology and geophysics, drilling and development of oil and gas wells, oil refining and petrochemistry, thermal physics, and construction. Over its history, Grozny State Oil Technical University has trained more than 50,000 specialists for various sectors of the country’s economy. Among the graduates of the institute are five Heroes of Socialist Labor, ministers of the petrochemical and oil refining industries of the USSR. At present, the material and technical base of the institute consists of buildings that meet the requirements and standards of the educational process, equipped with language laboratories, computer classes, and modern educational laboratories. There are 30 laboratories and 15 computer classes in all faculties of the institute. Since 2006, an information and computing center. The issue of intra-university publications is carried out by the publishing and printing center of the institute. The library of the institute is equipped with the necessary technical means for storing and issuing books. Today, the general book fund of the institute is about 250,000 copies. The educational process at the university is carried out by about 550 teachers, including 15 doctors of science, 70 candidates of science, 30 professors, 75 associate professors. Of the 37 departments of the institute, 22 are graduates who train specialists in 32 specialties. The institute trains about 6,500 students, including more than 3,500 full-time students. Over the past five years, the institute has graduated more than 3,000 specialists, 150 of whom received diplomas with honors.

Getting an education in Grozny State Oil Technical University provides a student with exceptional groundwork for their career growth. Having a degree from Grozny State Oil Technical University is being confident in your bright future and unfathomable career opportunities.


  • Institute of Applied Information Technologies;
  • Institute of Oil and Gas;
  • Institute of Economics and Law;
  • Institute for Advanced Studies and Retraining;

Listing Details

  • STATUS – state
  • ESTABLISHED – 1920
  • STUDENTS TRAINED – over 10000


  • Ecology and Nature Management
  • Architecture
  • Construction
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Information systems and technologies
  • Heat power engineering and heat engineering
  • Electric power and electrical engineering
  • Technological machines and equipment
  • Design and technological support of machine-building production
  • Chemical Technology
  • Food from vegetable raw materials
  • Technosphere safety
  • Oil and gas business
  • Land Management and Cadastres
  • Technology of transport processes
  • Land transport and technological complex