Stavropol State Pedagogical Institute

General Information 

Stavropol State Pedagogical University was founded in 1930 as Stavropol Agricultural-Pedagogical Institute; it was reformed into Stavropol State Pedagogical Institute in 1932 and in 1994 into Stavropol State Pedagogical University. Under the Regulation of the Government of the Russian Federation № 189 of February 28, 1996, Stavropol State University was founded in Stavropol based on the Stavropol State Pedagogical University and the Stavropol branch of Moscow Law Academy. The university is located in 6 buildings having an area of 45 thousand square meters; it has a scientific library, 3 well-appointed dormitories, which number 1800 places; 3 sports halls. 

A new building with a general capacity of 30, 5 thousand square meters is being constructed. The first stage of development of 16, 2 square meters is under completion. The University realizes students’ training at 12 faculties (including the Faculty of Medicine, Biology and Chemistry, the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics, the Faculty of Philology and Journalism, the Faculty of Law, the Faculty of Economy and others) in 51 specialties of higher professional education, in 15 Bachelor and 18 Master courses, 8 additional qualifications, which cover the whole spectrum of the contemporary university education. At present, 18 thousand students are trained in the University (including full-time, part-time, and external modes of studies).

Study Programs

  • Faculty of Education
  • Faculty of Psychology and Defectology
  • Faculty of Preschool and Primary Education
  • Faculty of Arts and Physical Education
  • Faculty of secondary vocational education
  • Faculty of additional educational programs
  • Faculty of Correspondence and Distance Education

Accommodation and Housing

Dormitories consist of eight rooms per floor, with 2-3 people per room. Each floor also has one kitchen and two toilets, and the basement has a shower. Students cannot select their rooms. It is advisable to apply for accommodation early, as the number of rooms is limited. Some students may not be comfortable with dorm rules, as they are often considered strict.