Volgograd State Academy of Physical Culture

General Information 

The Volga Region State University of Physical Culture, Sport, and Tourism is an institute of higher education in Kazan, Russia. It trains physical education teachers, coaches of sports schools, fitness trainers, physical therapy instructors and employees of physical education and rehabilitation centers, sports managers and managers, organizers of mass physical culture and sports events, and specialists in the field of tourism and service.

It provides studying of Bachelor’s programs, Master’s programs, and Postgraduate programs for Russian students and develops advanced Master’s programs with English medium of instruction. Students and teaching staff at University are involved in a variety of research activities and grant programs in Russian universities and universities abroad.

The University has basic study departments, that allows local and international students to be involved in practical activity during the educational process, e.g. students have industrial placement internship, write course works, scientific projects, and scientific works according to specific tasks of the enterprises and companies.

The university is constantly developing. It involves foreign teachers in the educational process, international internships, and double degree programs. The graduates of university get the European supplement to a higher degree, which confirms knowledge and skills, the level of specialist preparation, and is recognized all over the world.

Study Programs

University provides studying processes at the following institutes:

  • Faculty of Sports
  • Faculty of Physical Culture
  • Faculty of Service and Tourism

Accommodation and Housing check

International students are provided with an option of student accommodation The foreign students’ hostel is located in the city center, close to the main building of the university. Gender-specific residences and hostels are available on the university campus. The university’s hostels are well-equipped with everything a student would want while residing there. The hostel’s rooms are clean, airy, and big, and the students have access to a bathroom. 

Students have the option of dining at the hostel’s canteen or cooking for themselves in shared kitchens. The University’s hostels are properly equipped and have central heating, which is a welcome addition during the winter months. Separate toilets and kitchens are also accessible for students in the hostels. Other amenities include a Wi-Fi campus, sports complex, playground, transit, cafeterias, ATMs, and banks, as well as the central library and theater.