East Siberia State University of Technology and Management (ESSUTM) was founded in 1962. Today the university is one of the leading educational and scientific centers with a well-developed infrastructure and up-to-date facilities.
There are 3 institutes, 6 faculties with 48 departments, Vocational school. The University offers 50 bachelor's, 6 specialist's and 35 master's degree programs. The University employs 410 highly qualified academics, lectures and teachers including 60 doctors of sciences and 262 candidates of science.
ESSUTM has a highly developed social and sport infrastructure. There are 5 university-based dormitories, cultural and leisure senters, recreational resort and polyclinic, scientific library, performance hall for 500 seats, sporting facilities, ski arena and cafeterias. ESSUTM also has a local Health resort «Rovesnik» on Lake Baikal; «Khongor-Uula» and «Arshan» holiday homes by the Sayans' foothills known for unique mineral springs.
ESSUTM actively develops international cooperation and has set up various contacts with the Universities of China, Mongolia, Turkey, Poland, Romania and others. Since 1992 more than 2500 citizens from China, Mongolia, Cambodia, Korea, Romania, the USA and others have been trained at the University. Today around 200 international students from China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan are getting Russian education at the University.