Petrozavodsk State University

STUDY IN RUSSIA-KARELIA

PETROZAVODSK STATE UNIVERSITY  

BEST UNIVERSITY FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS

Petrozavodsk State University is the largest multi-disciplinary classical university of the European North of Russia. The university plays the leading role in the scientific, personnel, and technological maintenance of the social and economic development of the Republic of Karelia, in the development of the most promising spheres of techniques and technologies, in the innovative and production activity and cross-border international cooperation. There are academicians, ministers and world-famous specialists in culture and science among its graduates.

There are more than 17700 students:

  • 15000 graduate students
  • 430 postgraduate students
  • 2330 students of minor programs

There are more than 1100 lecturers and research staff members, including:

  • 10 members of the State Russian Academies of Sciences
  • 730 doctors and candidates of science (PhD)

The university has one of the largest libraries in Karelia. Since 1980, PetrSU has been admitting international students. Over 500 foreign students had participated in various education programs at the university. Besides education, the university conducts research in various fields of science, including 28 joint international programs. The international relations of the university are developing rapidly. PetrSU joint scientific research projects with universities of Finland, Sweden, Great Britain, Poland, the United States and Canada. PetrSU takes an active part in international programs of the Baltic region and Barents Euro-Arctic region, Nordic Council of Ministers, Tempus, Erasmus Mundus, Fulbright, etc. Each year the university holds about 10 international conferences.

PetrSU is the largest educational institution and the leading university of system of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation in the European North of Russia.

PetrSU structure:

  • 8 faculties, 80 departments, 6 educational Institutes
  • 8 research Institutes
  • 40 research and innovative centers, business-incubator, Technopark

FACULTIES AND INSTITUTIONS OF PETROZAVODSK STATE UNIVERSITY:

  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Mining and Geology
  • Faculty of Mathematics
  • Faculty of Physical Engineering
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Ecology and Biology
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of History, Political and Social Studies
  • Institute of Medicine (study medicine in Russia-Petrozavodsk State University)
  • Facultyof Forest, Industrial and Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Foreign Languages
  • Institute of Pedagogics and Psychology
  • Institute of Physical culture, Sport and Tourism

Why Petrozavodsk?

  • Petrozavodsk is the largest (capital) city of the Republic of Karelia, but at the same time it is quite calm and has a real Russian charm.
  • You need only one night  to get to Moscow or  St. Petersburg by a comfortable night train.
  • Living with a Russian family, you will get to know what Russian hospitality means.
  • You will study Russian in a friendly atmosphere and make friends with Russian students.
  • You will be able to see the Kizhi churches, the Valaam and Solovetskiy monasteries, and other beautiful sceneries and masterpieces of architecture.
embankment Winter time The Music Theatre In the evening
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Petrozavodsk Winter embankment The Puppet Theatre (Night at the Theatre, photo by Mikhail Kalinin) City lights

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