Velikoluksky State Academy of Physical Education and Sports

General Information

Velikie Luki State Academy of Physical Culture and Sports is a Russian state educational institution of higher vocational education, located in the city of Velikie Luki, Pskov Oblast. The academy has about 900 full-time students and about 500 part-time students

The academy complex implements a multi-level system of continuing education including pre-university training, secondary vocational education, higher education, and additional vocational education. Academy is the best place to study in Russia for international students. All students can take part in international exchange programs and internships abroad. Academy provides full-time studying and part-time studying in undergraduate courses in Russia, postgraduate courses in Russia, and doctoral studies in Russia.

The academy preserves long-standing traditions and develops the latest trends in the field of education, science, and innovation, and provides a solid base for the formation of the personnel potential of the sports industry. Graduates of the Academy are real leaders with technological, organizational, and business competencies. The university contributes to the implementation of sports projects in Russia and abroad.

Study Programs

University provides a studying process for the following department:

  • Department of Gymnastics Theory and Methodology 
  • Department of Theory and Methods of Athletics
  • Department of Theory and Methods of Skiing
  • Department of Theory and Methods of Sports Games
  • Department of Humanitarian and Socio-Economic Disciplines
  • Science Department
  • Education Department
  • Psychology Department
  • Department of Physiology and Sports Medicine

Accommodation and Housing 

A place in a comfortable hostel room with a TV set, a telephone, and a refrigerator is provided. Reception, laundry, cleaning and washing personnel, reading room, and computer hall are always available for every hostel resident. Every hostel resident can use every common room in the building, including the library, gym, canteen, and resting rooms. All rooms are well-furnished and ready to use at every time and day.  Entrances to the building are equipped with video surveillance and security posts. Every room fully has modern furniture and technical equipment, such as central heating and air conditioning systems, permanent Wi-Fi, and cable TV.