Voronezh State UniversityVoronezh State University

Facts & Figures

What is Voronezh State University?

  • 18 faculties
  • International Education Institute
  • Advanced Training Institute
  • the Centre of Career Development of the VSU Department of Innovation and Business
  • 6 research institutes:
    • Geology Research Institute
    • Mathematics Research Institute
    • Political and Social Research Institute
    • Interregional Institute of Social Sciences
    • Physics Research Institute
    • Chemistry and Pharmaceutics Research Institute
  • 10 academic, research, and production centres, in collaboration with the leading companies of the region
  • 51 research laboratories
  • Business School
  • 2 corporate universities (Siemens IT Solutions and Services, EFKO), as well as a corporate master's programme (in collaboration with Sberbank of Russia)
  • branch in Borisoglebsk
  • the university library is one of the largest research libraries in Russia, housing about 3 000 000 books, periodicals, and manuscripts, in over 40 ancient and modern languages
  • Military Training Centre
  • a Publishing house
  • an Internet centre
  • a free wi-fi network for students and staff
  • the first student TV network
  • Students' Cultural Centre
  • VSU Volunteer Club
  • Venevitinovo sport and fitness complex
  • dormitories
  • 11 museums
  • a unique university-affiliated Galichya Gora nature reserve has been included in the Guinness book of records as the smallest one in the world
  • Internship
  • Postgraduate degree programme
  • Postdoctoral degree programme (Dr. Habil.)
  • Centre for Doctoral Training
  • about 100 more professional education programmes for applicants, students, and other people.

VSU: Famous people

  • Prof P.A. Cherenkov, Nobel Prize Winner in physics
  • Prof V.M. Ievlev, full member of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Prof N.M. Chernyshov, corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, full member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
  • Prof I.F. Khitskov, full member of the Russian Academy of Agriculture
  • I.V. Pereverzeva, Chairman of the European Council Institutional Committee of Local and Regional Authorities (Strasbourg)
  • Yu.M. Danilov, former judge of the Constitutional Court of the Russian Federation
  • V.O. Luchin, theatre director
  • V.I. Gusev, writer, literary critic
  • A.A. Zhilyaev, distinguished painter

VSU: Numbers

  • VSU has the largest number of students in Voronezh – over 21 thousand;
  • VSU has the most buildings (10) and dormitories (9) among all the universities in Voronezh;
  • VSU is engaged in collaboration with more than 120 international universities;
  • VSU is one of the oldest universities in Voronezh – it is going to celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2018;
  • at VSU, there are 8 creative associations aimed at developing the students' talents;
  • at VSU, there are 42 clubs in 25 kinds of sports, including football, cross-country skiing, orienteering, wrestling, chess, wushu, karate-dō, rock climbing, dance sport, etc;
  • there are 6 European languages, 5 Slavic languages, and 3 Oriental languages, taught at VSU.

Voronezh State University • 1997–2024