Petrozavodsk State University

General Information

Petrozavodsk State University (PetrSU) is a state university in Petrozavodsk, Republic of Karelia, Russia. It was founded in 1940 as the Karelian-Finnish University and was renamed in 1956. 

Petrozavodsk State University in Russia offers its students undergraduate courses and postgraduate courses in English medium of instruction and Russian medium of instruction. Petrozavodsk State University includes 12 study faculties, 89 study departments, 8 educational institutes, 84 modern research laboratories, and 27 innovative departments. 

Petrozavodsk State Medical University in Russia has a famous and professional teaching staff. There are more than 600 teachers and professors, 529 Candidates of Science and Associate Professors, 139 Doctors of Science, and 90 Professors. Professors are ready to assist students with all issues concerning the studying process

Petrozavodsk State University is ranked highly among large research centers in many fields including programming, information technology, plasma research, microelectronics, problems of timber, and building. More than 16 study departments offer a wide range of disciplines. 

Study Programs

  • Institute of Medicine
  • Faculty of Agriculture
  • Faculty of Mining and Geology
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Mathematics and IT
  • Faculty of Physics and Technology
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Ecology and Biology
  • Preparatory Faculty
  • Institute of Foreign Languages
  • Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology
  • Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences
  • Institute of Forestry, Engineering, and Construction Sciences

Accommodation and Housing

Petrozavodsk State University has 11 student dormitories. Students usually live in a dormitory, which is the nearest to their Institute. Each dormitory has an internet connection and recreation hall; many dormitories have gyms and other sports facilities.

There are 2 or 3 students in a room and common bathrooms and common kitchens on each floor. Petrozavodsk has a well-developed public transport system, so you can get anywhere you want from each dormitory building. Every room is equipped with modern furniture such as beds, tables, wardrobes, chairs, bedding that changed twice a month, and freely accessible Wi-Fi.