I. Y. Yakovlev Chuvash State Pedagogical University

General Information

Y. Yakovlev Chuvash State Pedagogical University is the first national higher educational institution of the Chuvash Republic, located in Cheboksary. The university was founded in 1930, and opened by the decree of the Central Executive Committee and the Council of People’s Commissars of the RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) in October 1930 as the Chuvash State Pedagogical Institute. It is the first university in the republic. 

By the decree of the Council of Ministers of the RSFSR (Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic) in 1958, the university was named after the Chuvash teachereducator Ivan Yakovlevich Yakovlev. In 1934, the departments were reorganized into the faculties of History, Language and Literature, Natural Science, and Physics and Mathematics. In the same year, the teachersInstitute was organized at the institute, which functioned until 1952. The number of students is more than 5.5 thousand people. 

The University provides higher professional training in 91 undergraduate degree programs, 4 specialty programs, and 41 master‘s degree programs at 10 faculties. Currently, the graduate school trains postgraduates in 25 specialties in 9 branches of science. The high position of the university in the Russian education system is confirmed by the ratings of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation.

Study Programs

  • Faculty of Foreign Languages
  • Faculty of Informatics and Computer Engineering
  • Faculty of Arts
  • Faculty of History and Geography
  • Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Faculty of Medicine
  • Faculty of Applied Mathematics, Physics, and Information Technology
  • Faculty of Radio Electronics and Automation
  • Faculty of Russian and Chuvash Philology and Journalism
  • Faculty of Civil Engineering
  • Faculty of Management and Social Technologies
  • Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Energy and Electrical Engineering
  • Faculty of Law

Accommodation and Housing 

The university provides accommodation to students. Places to stay are provided to all students in need. Dorms consist of eight rooms per floor, with 2-3 people per room. The dormitories have restrooms, sports rooms, a first-aid post, an internet room, and a Wi-Fi zone. Many student events are held here – from birthdays to joint celebrations of the New Year, sports competitions, a rope course for rallying, and much more.