Student Successes

Samara University alumni include talented designers and engineers, renowned experts in various fields.

Famous Graduates

Alexander Kirilin General Director of Progress Rocket and Space Center, which produces Soyuz-family rocket carriers and various types of spacecraft.
Alexander Pekarsh Deputy General Director of Sukhoi Company, General Manager of its affiliate: Yuri Gagarin Aviation Plant in Komsomolsk-on-Amur (Yuri Gagarin KoAAP), which manufactures modern Russian aircraft, including the T-50 fighter jet and Sukhoi Superjet 100.
Vitaly Markelov Member of the Board of Directors, Deputy Chairman of the Board, Gazprom.
Konstantin Titov Russian statesman. Former Governor of Samara Region Former senator (2007-2014).
Lev Khasis Member of the Board, First Deputy Chairman of the Board, Sberbank of Russia.
Mikhail Degtyarev Politician. Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee for Science and Science-Intensive Technologies.
Oleg Sysuev First Mayor of Samara, former Vice Premier of the Russian Government, First Deputy Head of the RF Presidential Administration, First Deputy Chairman of the Board, Alfa Bank.
Yuri Belonoschenko Founder of Baby Club Network. Left his position as the Head of Uralsib Management Company to start his own business.
Oleg Demchenko President of Irkut Сorporation JSC, СEO and Сhief Сonstruction Engineer of JSC A.S. Yakovlev Design Bureau.
Ilona Korstin Russian basketball player, two-time Olympic champion, two-time World champion, three-time European сhampion as a member of the Russian team. СEO of the VTB United League.