Petersburg State University of Communications of Emperor Alexander I (abbreviated as PGUPS) is a federal state budgetary educational institution of higher education in St. Peterburg.
One of the first higher technical educational institutions in Russia. Founded in 1809.
The first rector (inspector) of the Institute of the Corps of Railway Engineers was Augustin Augustinovich Betancourt (1758-1824), a Spaniard by birth, a world-famous scientist, an outstanding mechanical engineer, builder and teacher. He received an excellent education at the Royal School and the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid, Spain.
The Palace of Prince N. B. Yusupov by Giacomo Quarenghi on Fontanka is the first building of the Institute of the Corps of Railway Engineers. On November 1, 1810, the Institute of the Corps of Railway Engineers was solemnly opened, and on November 3, classes began with pupils of the first set.
Automation and smart technologies
Transport and energy systems
Transportation management and logistics
Industrial and civil construction
Economics and management
Faculty of Continuous Forms of Education
Faculty of pre-university training.
There is also a geological and geodetic base.
Mon-Fri 08:00–21:00. Fontanka River, 113, St. Petersburg. Nearest metro:
Sadovaya, Spasskaya, Sennaya Square