Michurinsk State Agrarian University
Michurinsk State Agrarian University is one of the oldest Russian agricultural institutions of higher education. It has become well-known due to its unique scientific research in the sphere of horticulture, as well as due to the training of qualified agricultural professionals. Michurinsk State Agrarian University was organized on the initiative of Ivan V. Michurin in 1931. In 1934 it was renamed Fruit-and-Vegetable
Growing Institute, and in 1999 the institute was given a status of a university. About 40 thousand specialists in different branches of agriculture, working at agricultural and food production enterprises of the Russian Federation and abroad, have graduated from Michurinsk State Agrarian University since that time. Michurinsk State Agrarian University offers courses of professional training in 7 branches of agricultural area, economics and social sciences, leading to the Bachelor’s or Master‘s degree, carries out a wide variety of fundamental and applied scientific research, improves the system of continuing education, which includes specially oriented courses at school, higher education, post-graduate studies, refresher, and retraining courses.
Today the University includes 4 institutes and 4 departments, 26 directions for students for bachelor’s degrees, 18 directions for students for master degrees, 17 specialties of secondary professional education, provides 3 doctoral programs, and 19 postgraduate courses, involving 123 post-graduate students and applicants working for the Ph.D. degree, has 12 science schools and 7000 students.
- Landscape architecture
- Technology of production and catering
- Animal husbandry
- Agricultural chemistry and soil science
- Environmental studies and natural resource management
- Landplanning and cadastres
- Institute of Engineering
- Institute of Economics and Management
- Institute of Education and Social Sciences
- Primary School Education
- Master Programs
- Postgraduate Programs
Accommodation and Housing
The University offers its own hostel accommodation for all its students. The student dormitory enables students to access a lot of facilities automatically. The hostel is located very close to the educational campus and is a 7 min walk from the main campus and is well connected to all the basic provisions like Bus stops, Super Markets, and other convenience stores. The hostel has different types of room configurations and generally, international students are offered rooms according to their choice and convenience. The hostel also has round-the-clock security provisions for the safety of every student staying in the hostel. The dormitory has the following facilities: kitchen and separate washrooms, male and female shower rooms, reading room with free internet, cafeteria, laundry, and assembly hall.