Ministry of Economic Development
of the Russian Federation

     

The human resource potential of special economic zones of the Russian Federation

Special Economic Zone
Average salary in the region*
Closeness of specialized universities**
Statistical data on the population of RF entity***
Technology innovative zones
Zelenograd
(Moscow)
RUR 30,000
($970; €710)
Immediate proximity of Moscow universities:
  • Lomonosov Moscow State University;
  • Bauman Moscow State Technical University;
  • Moscow State University of Instrument-Making and Informatics;
  • National Research Technological University of Information Technologies and Automated Control Systems;
  • Moscow State Institute of Radio Engineering, Electronics and Automatics;
  • Moscow State University of Applied Biotechnology;
  • and others
  • Economically active population: 6117 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 243 thousand persons.
Dubna
(Moscow Region)
RUR 20,000
($650; €480)
University of Nature, Society and Man "Dubna" trains experts in the following industries:
  • Nanotechnologies and advanced materials;
  • Biophysics;
  • Nuclear physics;
  • Information technologies;
  • Information computation systems.
  • Economically active population: 3764 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 29.3 thousand persons.
Tomsk
(Tomsk Region)
RUR 15,000
($480; €360)
  • Tomsk State University;
  • Siberian State Medical University;
  • Tomsk Polytechnic University;
  • Tomsk State University of Control Systems and Radio electronics.
  • Economically active population: 549 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 15.9 thousand persons;
St. Petersburg
( St. Petersburg)
RUR 28,000
($900; €670)
  • St. Petersburg State University;
  • Bonch-Bruevich University of Telecommunications;
  • Ulyanovsk (Lenin) Electro technical University;
  • University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics;
  • Engineering-Economical University;
  • University of Aerospace Instrument-Making;
  • St. Petersburg State Chemical and Pharmaceutical Academy of Federal Agency for Healthcare and Social Development;
  • - Academician Pavlov Medical University;
  • and others
  • Economically active population: 2704 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 84.7 thousand persons.
Industrial-Production Zones
Alabuga
(Republic of Tatarstan)
 
RUR 16,000
&($520; €380)
  • Kazan State Architecture and Construction University;
  • Kazan State Medical University of Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation;
  • Tupolev Kazan State Technical University;
  • Kazan State Energetic University;
  • Nizhnekamsk Chemical and Technological Institute;
  • and others
  • Economically active population: 1975 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 41.6 thousand persons.
 
Lipetsk
(Lipetsk Region)
RUR 20,000
($650; €480)
  • Lipetsk State Technical University;
  • Lipetsk Machine-Building University;
  • Lipetsk Metallurgical College;;
  • and others
There are a number of valid agreements relevant to training experts for residents of the special economic zone between the SEZ Administration and universities of the region.
  • Economically active population: 609 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 6.2 thousand persons.
Togliatti
(Samara Region)
RUR 16,000
RUR 16,000
  • Samara State Academy;
  • Tolyatti State University (6 faculties, special scientific fields being developed in accordance with requirements and priorities of the region science and engineering);
  • Tolyatti State University of Service Management (there is a direction for training professionals for Avtovaz and automotive industry as a whole);
  • Korolev Samara State Aerospace University;
  • Samara State Technical University;
  • Volga State Academy of Telecommunications and Informatics;
  • and others
  • Economically active population: 1787 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 32.8 thousand persons.
Port zones
 
Sovetskaya Gavan
(Khabarovsk Territory)
 
RUR 23,000
($740; €550)
  • Ulyanovsk State University (22 graduation faculties, 91 departments);
  • Khabarovsk Branch of Siberian State University of Telecommunications and Informatics.
  • Economically active population: 698 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 16.9 thousand persons.
 
Ulyanovsk-East
(Ulyanovsk Region)
 
RUR 12,300
($400; €290)
  • Far East State University of Transport Routes;
  • Khabarovsk Branch of Novosibirsk Academy of Water Transport;
  • Ulyanovsk State Technical University (training of professionals at 52 departments for 33 directions and 48 occupations).
  • Economically active population: 794 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 9.9 thousand of persons.
 
Murmansk
(Murmansk Region)
 
RUR 28,000
($900; €670)
  • Murmansk State Technical University;
  • Murmansk Branch of Admiral Makarov State Marine Academy;
  • Murmansk Branch of St. Petersburg State University of Transport Routes;
  • Murmansk Branch of St. Petersburg State University of Water Routes.
  • Economically active population: 520 thousand persons;
  • Number of professionals with higher vocational education: 6.9 thousand persons.
 
 * - According to social-economic data provided by Regional Administrations of the Russian Federation for the period January-August 2010. (at the exchange rate of the Central Bank of Russia as of 22.10.10)
 ** - The bodies of special economic zones provide qualified assistance to investors with regard to selecting professionals for work at their sites.
***- According to the social-economic indicators of Russia's regions for 2009. (Federal State Statistics Service)