Volgograd State University is a leading university of classical type, which was founded in 1980. Its quality of education and development of infrastructure are highly appreciated not only by students, but also by expert agencies. It ensured VolSU place among the best universities according to rankings of national and international agencies, such as the “Expert RA” (69 among the Top-100 Russian universities), “Interfax” (92-93 among 264 universities of Russia), QS BRICS (191-200), QS EECA (181-190), QS Stars (3 stars), RankPro (575), Round University Ranking (766), Webometrics (69 among universities of Russia), Webometrics Google Scholar Citation (26 among universities of Russia) and others.
Today, about 9,000 students and Ph.D. students study at VolSU, including over 300 foreign students from 44 countries (CIS, Asia, Europe, Latin America). The University implements more than 100 majors of various levels; its Ph.D. programs cover 17 specialties and 43 profiles; furthermore, there are 7 dissertation councils.
VolSU has a well-developed infrastructure, which allowed the University to become a center of technological and social development of the region. Volgograd State University is an innovative platform for scientific, technical and socially-oriented events, including those of international level. VolSU’s infrastructure includes 10 institutes, 1 branch in Volzhsky City, the largest regional research library, dormitory and volunteer center. The innovative infrastructure of VolSU is represented by its unique structural units: 21 scientific and educational centers, 11 centers of collective use, including the "3-D Modeling Laboratory" and the engineering center "Nanotechnologies and nanomaterials"; 6 small innovative enterprises, 77 research and educational laboratories and student centers for small and innovative activities.
VolSU is proud of its highly qualified teachers and staff, who have advanced academic degrees and titles, as well as various academic awards, including international ones. Moreover, foreign professors and Ph.D. students regularly visit VolSU to give lectures and conduct researches.
VolSU has a wide geography of cooperation, numbering about 50 partner agreements with foreign universities and organizations from the CIS countries, Europe, Asia and America. Students of the University have an opportunity to study in foreign partner universities on various exchange programs.
The VolSU provides a preparatory course "Russian as a Foreign Language" to foreign students preparing them to enter majors. Our Summer School of Russian Language and Culture also enjoys popularity among foreigners.
Students of VolSU have bright and eventful social life. There are more than 50 creative student clubs at the University, where everyone can express himself or herself. The University’s outdoor events will allow meeting new friends.
VolSU is an actively developing university, where you can find not only high quality education, but also a happy student life. VolSU is a great beginning!