Ural State Pedagogical University

General Information 

Ural State Pedagogical University (USPU) is a federal state budgetary educational institution of higher education, founded in 1930, one of the oldest universities in the Urals. In 2007, following the results of the examination of the network project “Innovations in Education“, the university received the status of an innovative enterprise, confirming this title in 2010 and 2012. In 2012, according to the results of the “Public control over the procedures for admission to universities, as a condition for ensuring equal access to education“, carried out by order of the Public Chamber of Russia, the Ural State Pedagogical University took 4th place among 43 pedagogical universities of the Russian Federation. 

USPU graduates teach at the highest level of these subjects: Russian language and literature, STEM (science, technology, engineering and math), chemistry, biology, geography, foreign languages, history and social studies, music, art, and physical education. Ural State Pedagogical University is open to those who want to become a teacher and are confident in their future vocation. We invite everyone who loves this profession and wants to call it his own, but for some reason doubts whether it will be enough for the necessary qualities. Our teaching staff will help such applicants to understand that ready teachers are rarely born, they go to this profession gradually and systematically, step by step. To enter USPU means to choose one of the most necessary professions and, following the path of self‑improvement, to become over time one of those teachers who are loved and remembered.

Study Programs

  • Informatics and Computer Engineering
  • Management in technical systems
  • Psychological sciences
  • Economics and Management
  • Sociology and social work
  • Political sciences and regional studies
  • Media and information librarianship
  • Service and tourism
  • Education and pedagogical sciences
  • Linguistics and Literary Studies
  • Cultural studies and sociocultural projects
  • Earth sciences
  • History and Archeology

Accommodation and Housing 

Ural State Pedagogical University provides accommodation to students. 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 own rooms. The Dormitories have the following facilities: kitchen, laundry room, medical aid cabinet, gym, reading room, and free Internet connection.