V.P.Astafev Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University

General Information

V.P.Astafev Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University is one of the leading pedagogical universities of Siberia and the Far East. The university was one of the first pedagogical universities in Russia in 1993 to receive the high status of a university. The Krasnoyarsk State Pedagogical University differs markedly from other (mainly technical) universities in Krasnoyarsk not only by its history but also by its wide variety of forms and methods of teaching, training, and educating students, aimed at mastering the wide range of cultural values and socio-personal competencies necessary for their future success in modern schools

Nowadays, the University holds an indefinite licence to conduct educational activities in 30 areas of higher education (undergraduate, master’s degree), 33 programs for the training of scientific and pedagogical personnel in postgraduate studies, 8 middle-level training programs, as well as 27 retraining programs (with degrees), 46 advanced training programs. The structure of the educational organization comprises 5 faculties (Faculty of History, Faculty of Biology, Geography, and Chemistry, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Faculty of Elementary Classes, Faculty of Philology) and 5 institutes (Institute of Supplementary Education and Further Training, Institute of Mathematics, Physics, and Informatics, Institute of Physical Culture, Sports and Health of I.S. Yarygin, Institute of Social and Humanitarian Technologies, Institute of Psychological and Pedagogical Education), as well as 51 departments. 

Study Programs

  • History
  • Foreign Languages
  • Biology, Geography, and Chemistry
  • Philology
  • Elementary Classes
  • Institute of Physical Culture, Sports and Health. I.S. Yarygina
  • Institute of Mathematics, Physics, and Informatics
  • Institute of Psychological and Educational Education
  • Institute for Additional Education and Excellence
  • Institute of Social and Humanitarian Technology
  • Institute Department of Martial Arts

Accommodation and Housing 

The University offers dormitories to the students. Rooms are fully furnished and consist of an apartment-like system with a two bed with an attached toilet. On each floor, there is a common hall and a common kitchen for cooking. On the ground floor, there is a gym cum recreation center including a table tennis table. Hostel rooms come furnished with beds, mattresses, pillows, blankets, two side tables, one cupboard per room, and one table and chair per room. Occupants get a weekly change of bed sheets and pillowcases. Hot water is available during designated hours. All rooms are centrally heated. A plumber, carpenter, and electrician are available on call.