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91 higher education institutions, more than 5,600 specializations
■ Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology.
■ Financial University of the Government of the Russian Federation.
■ I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University.
■ National Research University «Higher School of Economics».
■ Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis.
■ Russian State University named after A.N. Kosygin.
■ Moscow State University of Technology «STANKIN».
■ State Academic University of Humanities.
■ Moscow State University of Food Processing.
■ National Research University «MIET».
■ Moscow Institute of Jurisprudence.
■ Moscow Polytechnic University (Moscow Polytechnic).
■ Russian National Medical Research University named after N.I. Pirogov.
■ Moscow Aviation Institute (National Research University).
■ Moscow State University of Geodesy and Cartography.
■ Moscow State Technical University named after N.E. Bauman.
■ National Research Moscow State Building University.
■ Moscow University of Finance and Industry Synergy.
■ Saint Petersburg State University of Industrial Technology and Design.
■ Saint Petersburg State Architectural and Construction University.
■ ITMO University.
■ The Northwestern Institute of Management – the branch of RANCHiGS.
■ St. Petersburg State University of Telecommunications by Prof. M.A. Bonch-Bruewicz.
■ Saint Petersburg State University of Civil Aviation.
■ Saint Petersburg State University.
■ National Research University.
■ Higher School of Economics – Saint Petersburg.
■ Saint Petersburg State Institute of Technology (Technical University).
■ Northeastern Federal M.K. Ammosov University.
■ Far Eastern State Medical University.
■ Pacific State University.
■ Penza State University of Technology.
■ Vyatka State University.
■ Kazan (Volga) Federal University.
■ University of Innopolis.
■ Izhev State Technical University named after M.T. Kalashnikov.
■ Mari State University.
■ N.I. Lobachevsky National Research University of Nizhny Novgorod.
■ Kazan State Energy University.
■ Orenburg State Pedagogical University.
■ M. Akmulla Bashkir State Pedagogical University.
■ Saratov State Conservatory named after L.V. Sobinov.
■ Samara State Technical University.
■ Kazan National Research University of Technology.
■ Bashkir State Medical University.
■ Perm State Agricultural and Technological University named after Academician D.N. Pryanishnikov.
■ National Research University Higher School of Economics – Perm.
■ National Research University Higher School of Economics – Nizhny Novgorod.
■ Petrozavodsk State University.
■ Cherepovets State University.
■ Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University.
■ Northern (Arctic) M.V. Lomonosov Federal University.
■ Pyatigorsk State University.
■ Grozny State Oil Technical University named after academician M.D. Millionshchikova.
■ North Ossetian Costa Levanovich Hetagurov State University.
■ Chechen State Pedagogical University.
■ National Research University of Tomsk.
■ Irkutsk National Research Technical University.
■ Irkutsk State Agrarian University named after A.A. Yezhevsky.
■ Baikal State University.
■ Tomsk State Architectural and Construction University.
■ Krasnoyarsk State Medical University named after Professor V.F. Vojno-Jasenetsky.
■ Novosibirsk National Research State University.
■ Siberian Federal University.
■ Omsk State Technical University.
■ Irkutsk State University.
■ Omsk State Pedagogical University.
■ Ural State Economic University.
■ Tyumen Industrial University.
■ G.I. Nosova Magnitogorsk State Technical University.
■ Ural Federal University.
■ Tyumen State Medical University.
■ Nijnevartovsk State University.
■ South Ural State Humanities and Pedagogy University.
■ Ural State Economic University.
■ Southwestern State University.
■ Lipetsk State Pedagogical University named after P.P. Semenov-Tian-Shanskiy.
■ Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology.
■ Tambov State Technical University.
■ Belgorod State National Research University.
■ Yaroslavl State Medical University.
■ Tula L. N. Tolstoy State Pedagogical University.
■ Obninsk Institute of Atomic Energy OINPE MEPhI.
■ Voronezh State Agrarian University named after Emperor Peter I.
■ Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin.
■ Kalmyk State University named after B.B. Gorodovikov.
■ Volgograd State Technical University.
■ Rostov State Conservatory named after S. V. Rachmaninov.
■ Volgograd State Social Pedagogical University.
■ Don State Technical University.
■ Southern Federal University.
■ Rostov State University of Railways.
■ Astrakhan State University.
■ Rostov State Economic University (RSUE).
■ Volgograd State Medical University.
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Leading universities in the country:
Saint Petersburg State University
The oldest university in Russia. Scientific, educational and cultural centre of global importance.
The First University of Russia (founded by Emperor Peter I in 1724). The university offers more than 400 educational programmes at all levels, from general education to residency, and more than 800 additional educational programmes. SPSU is a member of 40 international organizations and associations and actively cooperates with partner universities in academic mobility programmes.
Thanks to its resource base, Saint Petersburg University is Russia’s leading expert centre. The Scientific Park of SPSU is unique in terms of equipment and technological capabilities in the country and in several fields it is one-of-a-kind in the world. Today it has 26 resource centres with a total cost of equipment of 7.5 billion rubles. It has a total cost of 7.5 billion rubles.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 165
Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University
The university is the largest complex in the field of medical education, science and health care in the Russian Federation.
Nine faculties (150 departments) have more than 2,500 professors, and more than 15,500 (about 2,000 foreign) students and 13,000 students. More than 30 Doctor’s and 100 Candidate’s Theses are defended every year. Eighty-five per cent of professors have degrees and titles. The University employs more than 70 academicians and 50 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, more than 70 honoured workers of science, more than 100 laureates of the State Prize, the Presidential Prize and the Government of the Russian Federation.
The material and technical base corresponds to modern requirements of education, science and medicine and includes 69 buildings, 19 university clinics with 3,000 beds, 7 research institutes, 30 laboratories, the largest medical library in Europe, botanical garden.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 56
Northeastern Federal M.K. Ammosov University
NEFU is the largest university and scientific-educational centre in the North-East of Russia.
It is a powerful ecosystem that includes 12 institutes, six faculties, three affiliates, five research institutes, two colleges and a university lyceum.
Modern campus. The NEFU campus includes not only educational infrastructure – for example, 40 study and laboratory buildings – but also a library, a cultural centre, an athletic arena «Youth», a swimming pool, a ski base, training grounds for industrial practices, a food network and student canteens and, and, of course, comfortable dormitories.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 225
Kazan National Research University of Technology
Today this university is the largest centre of national higher technological education.
Kazan National Research University of Technology is one of the oldest universities in the capital of Tatarstan. More than 26,000 students and postgraduate students from Russia and foreign countries study at the university.It is 15 educational and research institutes.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 85
Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University
BFU is a centre of science and education located in the westernmost region of Russia, one of 10 federal universities of the Russian Federation.
There are currently 16,000 trainees at BFU, of whom more than 9,500 are in full-time training. Located in the centre of Europe, BFU attracts not only students from all over Russia but also a significant number of foreign students. Moreover, annually in BFU students come from Poland, Germany, Belgium, Italy, Finland etc. for semester education, summer courses and conferences. Located on the coast of the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad is rightly considered one of the best spa cities in Russia. Here you can enjoy the golden sands of the Baltic coast, admire the ancient German architecture and not freeze in winter, thanks to the warm sea climate.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 139
Pyatigorsk State University
PSU is not just a classical university. It is considered one of the few innovative creative universities in Russia.
Graduates of PSU are in demand in the diplomatic service, law, hotel and tourism management, journalism and public relations, design and architecture, psychology, business and commerce, information security and many others.
The PSU diploma is accompanied by the European Credit Transfer System, which means that it is recognized by employers in the world! Education Foreign students can study at any level: bachelor’s degree or specialization, master’s degree and post-graduate.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 46
National Research University of Tomsk
Tomsk State University is a leading scientific, educational and cultural centre.
For a century and a half history, the university has trained more than 150,000 specialists who work in various spheres of the Russian economy and abroad, becoming talented businessmen and managers. Educational programmes are in Russian or English. More than 250 programs from «Linguistics», «International Management» or «International Journalism in the World of New Media» to «Software Engineering» or «Bioengineering» and others are available in TSU for students. To study in Russia is not necessarily to study in Russian. At TSU you can choose to study in the English language program at your request. Today TSU cooperates with more than 750 enterprises and organizations. During your studies, you can take practice in partner companies and after a successful internship – even get a job.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 124
Ural Federal University
UFU is located in Yekaterinburg, the largest industrial and cultural centre and the fourth largest in the country in terms of population.
The Ural Federal University is a state university established by the Ministry of Education of Russia. In its nearly 100 years of history, it has become a recognized leader in research and education. The language of instruction is Russian and English.
The university’s scientific infrastructure consists of 72 key centres of excellence and 12 international laboratories headed by scientists from the world’s leading universities. Access to unique equipment and the possibility of cooperation with international researchers offers a wide range of opportunities for the scientific activities of students.
The priority areas of research in the UFU are
- Information Technologies and Man in the Information Society.
- Energy, resource conservation and environmental management.
- Flexible technologies and new materials.
- Living systems and health.
The university is an open international venue. Students have the opportunity to attend open lectures of famous scientists and politicians. All university students can take part in exchange programs, spend a semester or a year in one of 109 partner universities from 34 countries of the world.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 253
Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology
ISUCT is the regional leader of technological education with high human resource potential and modern material and technical base.
It is a multi-disciplinary higher education institution with high staff potential and modern material and technical base.
ISUCT provides high-quality training in a wide range of technical, technological, economic, managerial and natural science areas.
Today, more than 4,000 students, including more than 200 foreign nationals, are studying at ISUCT. ISUCT has a well-developed campus in the city centre: four well-designed dormitories, a sanatorium, an outdoor sports camp, cafes and canteens in each educational building. For non-Russian speakers a preparatory section is offered to applicants. Scientific internships are held at several European scientific centres and universities in Spain, Germany, Poland and Italy. ISUCT is a great opportunity for self-fulfilment.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 28
Rostov State Conservatory named after S. V. Rachmaninov
It is the largest centre of professional music education, performing arts, music science and composer creativity in the South of Russia.
In the last 20 years, Rostov Conservatory is one of the most dynamically developing music institutions in Russia.
Rostov State Conservatory C. named after V. Rakhmaninov is training highly professional musicians in all existing programmes of higher and additional vocational education in the field of music education in Russia.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES: 15