Key Facts


Perm State University was founded on 1st October, 1916. Perm State University has been acting as a State Higher Educational Institution according to the legislation of Russia since 1917. Today, nearly one hundred years later, the University has the status of a National Research University and is one of the leading universities in Russia.
Students: 12 faculties, 83 departments, which train about 11 000 students, among them 10 120 undergraduates, 702 post-graduates, 270 doctoral students.
Academic staff: 650 Candidates of Science, 224 Doctors of Science (DPhil), 2 Corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 3 Academician of RAS.
At present at PSU there are 48 programmes for training UG, 26 programmes for training Master students (PG). Every year PSU opens new and called-for programmes.
8 programmes are considered to be included in the top five in the country - Philosophy, Nanotechnology and Microsystems` Engineering, Information Security, Geography, Geology, History, and Social Work.
The students study in 11 university buildings (150 classrooms, 45 laboratories, 28 computer labs). Students live in 7 student hostels either on the PSU campus or within a 15-minute walk. 
Throughout the University campus a modern security system operates, and there are points with free wireless Internet access.
There are canteens, coffee shops, 4 sports halls, a health center, and a Botanical Garden.
The culture palace “Academia” contains one of the best student concert halls in Russia.
The University library is one of the largest in Perm region - 1.5 million units of educational, scientific, artistic and literary periodicals and books. 
According to the documents enclosed Perm State National Research University can deliver higher education both internally and externally.

1. Perm State University – a centre of culture and education.
If you want to learn Russian, become familiar with Russian culture and make important business links, you should come to Perm State University.
PSU is the first university in the Ural region. Higher education started here, and the university strives to protect true Russian culture. Professors teach Russian to students from all over the world. Hospitable and friendly atmosphere will help you to learn Russian quickly and to make useful contacts.

2. Perm State University – a healthy place to be.
Students of our university take care of their health and keep themselves in shape. This is catered in a number of ways.
We have our very own sports ground nearby, where track running and football are among the most popular sports in summer, and cross-skiing in winter. Perm State University takes part in sport on an international level. It is the part of the worldwide sporting movement and is a partner of the Universiade-2013.
Every student is free to choose any sport that he or she wants. In the university there is a sports hall where students can play basketball, volleyball, badminton and partake in aerobics, athletics and martial arts. There is a health centre where students can recuperate between periods of study.
3. Perm State University is not only a place of study, but also an artistic hub for professionals and amateurs from Russia and abroad.

Here you can see plays from many different cultures, emerge yourself in street-art festivals and enjoy academic choral performances. The artistic groups of the university are winners of prestigious Russianwide competitions. 
The culture palace “Academia” contains one of the best student concert halls in Russia. The performances are not only for your viewing, but also for your participation. Every student can become a performer or even a director. Dancing and singing classes are available for everyone. There are also theatre studios where you can get involved in play production.

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