The Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University (PGUPS) was founded in 1809. The founder and first rector was Augustin Betancourt, one of the greatest mechanical scientists of his time.
The university has a modern infrastructure for the implementation of any educational projects.
Modern classrooms and laboratories, one of the oldest libraries in Russia, a sports complex with a swimming pool, theater and concert halls, and much more.
For many years PGUPS and Madrid Polytechnic University fruitfully cooperate in the joint programs and projects.