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We believe that we work best when we partner with leading universities around the world and engage with talented students.

BP contributes to the development of education, technology and skills in Russian industry and business - the company supported programme promotes a wide range of academic and scientific subjects.


The company’s educational initiatives in Russia include BP scholarships, innovative research projects focusing on energy and support for professors of energy studies.


Our programmes are open to undergraduate and graduate students, as well as young scientists at leading oil, gas and economics universities in Moscow, St Petersburg and Russia regions.

Educational initiatives

Launch of New Petroleum Engineering Masters degree programme

In September 2019 the Kazan Federal University (Russia) and Imperial
College London (UK) with support from Rosneft and BP have launched a new Petroleum Engineering Masters degree programme.


The students will spend their first year in Kazan University, before
heading to Imperial College for their second.


The graduates will have opportunities to become petroleum engineers in
eight of Rosneft’s subsidiary companies.