Kaluga State University

General Information

Kaluga State University, or in full, K. E. Tsiolkovsky Kaluga State University is a university in Kaluga, Russia. The university was founded in 1948 as Kaluga State Pedagogical Institute. In 1963 it was named K. E. Tsiolkovsky Kaluga State Pedagogical Institute, in honor of rocket scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. In 1994 it became K. E. Tsiolkovsky Kaluga State Pedagogical University and in 2010 K. E. Tsiolkovsky Kaluga State University.

The university consists of six institutes: Natural Sciences, History and Law, Pedagogics, Psychology, Social Relationships, and Physics and Technologies; two faculties: Foreign Languages, and Philology, and the institutes of Pre-University Training, and Additional Professional Training. There are three museums in the university: The Museum of KSU’s (Kaluga State University) history; The Museum-study of Alexander Chizhevsky; The Museum of the Natural Sciences Institute. The University publishes the scientific quarterly “The Kaluga University Bulletin”. 

Study Programs

  • Professional Competency Development Institute
  • Engineering and Technology Institute
  • The Institute of Natural Sciences
  • The Institute of Pedagogics
  • The Institute of Psychology
  • The Institute of History and Law
  • Institute of Arts and Sociocultural Design
  • Institute of Linguistics and World Languages
  • Institute of Philology and Mass Media
  • Medical Institute

Accommodation and Housing 

Places in the hostel of KSU (Kaluga State University) are provided to all non-resident students, in the presence of the necessary housing stock, on a first-come, first-served basis. There are different types of dormitories. Corridor-type hostel. The rooms are designed for a comfortable stay of two people. The rooms have a bathroom and a toilet. Downstairs is the kitchen and laundry room. Block-type hostel. The rooms are designed for a comfortable stay of two or three people. The kitchen as well as the bathrooms and toilet are located in the block. The hostel building is equipped with elevators. The laundry room is located on the basement floor of the hostel. Dormitory apartment type. The rooms are designed for a comfortable stay of three or four people.