PhD Programs

Gubkin University offers 40 PhD programs.

Prospective international students are eligible to apply to a PhD program at Gubkin University. Applicants are required to hold a Master’s or Specialist’s degree diploma.

PhD program duration at Gubkin University is three or four years.
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The following PhD programs are offered by Gubkin University:

Code Area of study and program
1.1 Mathematics and mechanics
1.1.9 Mechanics of liquid, gas and plasma
1.2 Computer sciences and informatics
1.2.2 Mathematical modeling, numerical methods and program systems
1.4 Chemical sciences
1.4.1 Inorganic chemistry
1.4.2 Analytical chemistry
1.4.3 Organic chemistry
1.4.4 Physical chemistry
1.4.5 Chemoinformatics
1.4.10 Colloid chemistry
1.4.12 Petrochemistry
1.5 Biological sciences
1.5.15 Ecology
1.6 Earth and environmental sciences
1.6.5 Lithology
1.6.9 Geophysics
1.6.11 Geology, prospecting and exploration of oil and gas fields
1.6.20 Geoinformatics, cartography
1.6.21 Geoecology
2.2 Electronics, photonics, instrument engineering and communications
2.2.11 Information measurement and control systems
2.3 Information technology and telecommunications
2.3.1 System analysis, information management and processing
2.3.2 Computing systems and their elements
2.3.3 Automation and control of technological processes and manufactures
2.3.5 Mathematical support and software of computers, complexes and computer networks
2.3.6 Methods and systems of information protection, information security
2.3.7 Computer modeling and design automation
2.3.8 Informatics and information processes
2.4 Energy and electrical engineering
2.4.2 Electrical complexes and systems
2.5 Mechanical engineering
2.5.3 Friction and wear in machines
2.5.4 Robots, mechatronics and robotic systems
2.5.6 Mechanical engineering technology
2.5.8 Welding, related processes and technologies
2.5.21 Machines, units and processes
2.5.22 Product quality control. Standardization. Organization of production
2.6 Chemical engineering, materials science, metallurgy
2.6.12 Chemical technology of fuels and high-energy substances
2.6.13 Processes and devices of chemical technologies
2.6.17 Material engineering
2.8 Subsoil management and mining sciences
2.8.1 Technology and engineering of geological exploration
2.8.2 Technology of well drilling and completion
2.8.3 Mining and oilfield geology, geophysics, mine surveying and subsoil geometry
2.8.4 Development and exploitation of oil and gas fields
2.8.5 Construction and operation of oil and gas pipelines, terminals and storages
2.8.10 Labor protection, industrial safety, emergency safety (subsoil use)
2.10 Technosphere safety
2.10.3 Occupational safety
5.1 Law
5.1.1 Theoretical and historical law sciences
5.1.2 Public law (state law) sciences
5.1.3 Private law (civil law) sciences
5.1.4 Criminal law sciences
5.1.5 International law sciences
5.2 Economics
5.2.2 Mathematical, statistical and instrumental methods in economics
5.2.3 Regional and industry economy
5.2.4 Finance
5.2.5 International economics
5.2.6 Management
5.4 Sociology
5.4.2 Economic sociology
5.4.3 Demography
5.4.4 Social structure, social institutions and processes
5.4.6 Sociology of culture
5.4.7 Sociology of management