Ivanovo State Textile Academy
Ivanovo State Textile Academy (ISTA) is a higher education institution located in Ivanovo. The history of the university is based on the textile faculty of the Ivanovo-Voznesensk Polytechnic Institute, founded in 1918. In 2012 it became a part of Ivanovo Polytechnic University. Academy is one of the best higher institutions to study in Russia and get higher education in Russia.
The campus is a scientific and educational complex with six laboratory buildings, an assembly hall, conference halls, dozens of study and scientific laboratories, computer classes, and specialized classrooms. The main aim of study activity at the University is to provide the creative and scientific potential of teachers, scientific staff, and students’ enthusiasm and aspiration for knowledge.
The University is a member of the Bologna process. 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.
The Academy consists of the following faculties:
- Faculty of Technology
- Faculty of Mechanics and Automatics
- Faculty of Economics and Management
- Faculty of Design and Cultural Services
- Faculty of Alternative Education
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.