First foreign students were enrolled at the University in 1992. Department of International Relations was established in 2002. It currently coordinates international educational and research activities of the University.
Fields of Cooperation
■ Enrollment of foreign students to different faculties of the University
■ Enrollment of foreign post-graduate students
■ Foreign/Russian Language training for foreign students and lecturers
■ Internship for foreign students and post-graduate students in their majors
■ Exchanges of student, employee and lecturer delegations
International conferences and symposiums
The University collaborates with training and educational institutions, research institutes as well as with manufacturing plants of European and Asian countries.
Since 2000 the University has been developing international relations with East-Asian countries such as Japan, the Republic of Korea, Korean People's Democratic Republic, China, Mongolia, Vietnam and Thailand.
The Siberian Transport University cooperates with higher education institutions of many countries. Agreements on cooperation have been signed and regular fruitful cooperation has been maintained with Hokkai-Gakuen University (Sapporo, Japan), Korean National College of Railway Transport, Korean Railway Research Institute, Dongso Korean University (the Republic of Korea) and Pyongyang Railway University (DPRK), Beijing Transport University, Changchun University, Dalian Jiaotong University, Shenyang Ligong University, Qingdao Binhai University (China).
Since the beginning of 2000 over 50 foreign delegations from different countries of Europe and Asia have visited the STU.
Nowadays the STU enrolls foreign students and post-graduate students from
■ foreign countries (Japan, the Republic of Korea, DPRK, Mongolia and Peoples Republic of China)
■ the former Soviet republics (Kazakhstan, Tadzhikistan, Ukraine and Kyrgystan)