About the Rector

About the Rector

Sergey Olegovich Baryshnikov was born on the 27th of November, 1955 in Leningrad. He got his secondary school education in Leningrad at Secondary School № 166 from 1963 till 1973. He studied at Leningrad Institute of Water Transport from 1973 till 1978. In 1978, he was drafted to the Soviet Army for one-year regular military service.

After the Army, he started his professional activity as a Research Intern followed by the positions of Engineer, Assistant and Associate Professor. For many years, he was the Vice-Rector for Extramural and Distance Education, the Vice-Rector for Regional and International Education Programs, the Vice-Rector for International Relations and Regional Education.

He was elected to the position of the Rector of University of Water Communications in 2009.

Sergey Olegovich Baryshnikov is married and has two children born in 1977 and 1979.

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Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping was launched in the result of merging of two famous universities – Saint-Petersburg State University of Water Communications (the oldest transport university in Russia, routing its history from 1809, when the Institute of Engineers for Water and Land Communications was established in Saint-Petersburg) and Admiral Makarov State Maritime Academy.

Currently the University is a vertically integrated center of industry research and education, where the training of students and cadets is provided for bachelor and master education level, as well as education and training for operational, technical and informational professions. There are also departments for economical and humanity education within the existing twelve aggregated groups of professions.

Admiral Makarov State University of Maritime and Inland Shipping has a top rating position among technical universities of Russia and among foreign technical universities. This high position is well deserved by highly qualified staff of professors and scientists, developed technical facilities, modern technologies and methods applied for education. The University provides its cadets and students with all the conditions to perform their abilities, educates and trains them for their professional and creative activity.

We are proud of our history and traditions, develop new educational technologies and think about the future.

Professor Sergey Baryshnikov