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Human resources

Skilled staff and a relatively inexpensive workforce create a favourable environment for setting up new plants.

  • Number of working age people: 807,2 thousand
  • Employed: 602,6 thousand
  • Scientific employees: 9 000, including: 250 Doctors of Science, 1400 Candidates of Science.

The average monthly salary in Ulyanovsk Region (according to statistical data from the International Labour Organisation) in 2012 was 16,400 roubles (about 410 euros).

Economically active population by education, %

Employee training system:

  • research and development in the field of new technology, materials and components;
  • employee training system for military industrial complex plants, car and aviation manufacturing, etc.

A feature of Ulyanovsk Region is its available human resources. The developed college and secondary school technical education makes it possible to effectively train people to fill the demands of existing industrial plants.

Our advantages

  • Ulyanovsk Region is able to provide industrial plants with employees with different skill levels;
  • The region is surrounded by many large industrial towns, which also have huge experience in professional employee training and have an impressive talent pool;
  • Ulyanovsk Region government is ready to do everything necessary to provide the required and comfortable conditions for encouraging highly skilled workers to come to the region from other parts of Russia and from abroad;
  • If specific qualifications and skills are required, then Ulyanovsk Region Government is ready to work with investors to set up training centres for training employees for future plants, based on one of the region's state educational establishments. This proposal includes the option of creating, at one of the state universities, separate qualifications for training qualified specialists, as well as the possibility of reorienting regional professional and technical colleges for training experts and workers for future plants
  • Main higher educational institutions in the region
    • Ulyanovsk State Technical University (USTU) is one of the leading educational and research centres in the Volga region;
    • Ulyanovsk State University (USU) is one of the leading higher educational institutions in the region. It trains specialists in natural sciences, medicine and also humanitarian and socio-economic subjects;
    • Ulyanovsk State Pedagogical University n. a. I. N. Ulyanov (USPU) is one of the leading scientific-methodology centres in the Volga region in the field of education and pedagogy;
    • Ulyanovsk State Agricultural Academy (USAA) is the only agricultural higher education institution in Ulyanovsk Region;
    • Ulyanovsk Higher Civil Aviation College (institute) (UHCAC) is the oldest educational institution in Russia training pilots for civil aviation.
    • Ulyanovsk Higher Military Technical College (UHMTC) is a higher educational institution which trains specialists in fuel and rocket propellant for the Russian armed forces

    The graduates from higher and secondary vocational institutions in engineering and technical subjects are trained to a level required to fill positions in new plants.

    The number of educational institutions

    • 17 higher education institutions, including 5 state universities;
    • 35 secondary vocational educational institutions.

    Ulyanovsk State Technical University
    Subject Qualification
    Technology, equipment and automation of machine building production Master of engineering and technology
    Machine building technology Engineer
    Machines and technology for metal forming Engineer
    Car and tractor building Engineer
    Cars and car industry Engineer
    Radio technology Bachelor of engineering and technology / Master of engineering and technology
    Design and technology of electronic means Engineer / Master of engineering and technology
    Instrument making Master of engineering and technology / Bachelor of engineering and technology / Engineer
    Aviation instruments and measuring and computing complexes Engineer
    Ulyanovsk electromechanic college
    Subject Qualification
    Machine building technology Technician/Senior technician
    Production on automated rotary and rotary conveyor lines Technician/Senior technician
    Automated information processing and management systems Technician/Senior technician
    Ulyanovsk technical college
    Subject Qualification
    Vehicle maintenance and repair Technician
    Electrical equipment repair and maintenance electrician Electrician
    Mechanic Tool maker, machine assembling mechanic, maintenance technician
    Car mechanic Car repair mechanic, fuel equipment mechanic
    Ulyanovsk automotive technical college
    Subject Qualification
    Machine building technology Technician
    Car and tractor building Technician
    Vehicle maintenance and repair Technician
    Installation and service of industrial equipment Technician
    Dimitrovgrad technical college
    Subject Qualification
    Machine building technology Technician/Senior technician
    Installation and service of industrial equipment (by industry) Technician
    Vehicle maintenance and repair Technician
    Mechanical-assembly work technician Mechanical-assembly work technician
    General machine tool operator General machine tool operator
    Lathe operator Lathe operator
    Mill operator Mill operator