Altai State Academy of Education

General Information 

Altai State University is one of the leading Russian classical higher education institutions established in 1973. It is a major educational, research, and cultural center located in the Asian part of the country, integrated into the international academic community, training the intellectual elite, and conducting high-impact research.

The University develops in the framework of 12 core and 45 additional scientific areas with the highest priority in agro bio-industry; biotechnology; biomedicine; food and ecological security; physics; mathematical modeling of natural, technological, social and economic processes; information technologies; innovational development of the Siberian economy; geo-ecological monitoring; nanotechnology.

The University employs more than 2,500 people, 1,000 of which are teaching staff and scientific workers, including 4 academicians and 3 corresponding members of RAS, 139 Doctors, and 576 Candidates of Science. It provides studying of Bachelor’s programs, Master’s programs, and Postgraduate programs for Russian students and develops advanced Master’s programs with English medium of instruction. Students and teaching staff at University are involved in a variety of research activities and grant programs in Russian universities and universities abroad.

Study Programs

University provides studying processes at the following schools and departments:

  • Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogics
  • Faculty of Sociology
  • Faculty of Chemistry
  • Faculty of Arts and Design
  • Faculty of Biology
  • Faculty of Geography
  • Faculty of History
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Mathematics and IT
  • Faculty of Mass Communication, Philology, and Political Science
  • Faculty of Physics and Technology
  • International Institute of Economics, Management, and Informational Systems

Accommodation and Housing 

Students’ hostels have single rooms and double rooms which are fully equipped for life and the study process. Canteens offer a variety of dishes at reasonable prices. There are a food market and grocery stores nearby for those who prefer to cook themselves. Students’ cafes, bars, and city parks are popular places for entertainment and outdoor recreation.

Every hostel resident can use every common room in the building, including the library, gym, canteen, and resting rooms. All rooms are well-furnished and ready to use at every time and day. Accommodations are supplied with refrigerators, shared kitchens, reading rooms, studying rooms, a hostel library, and separate bathrooms and toilets. Hostels are under 24/7 CCTV surveillance, so every student can feel safe and comfortable.