Voronezh State University (VSU) & Institute of International Education (IIE)



University: Past and Present

 

VSU:History

Rector of VSU
Rector of Voronezh State University (VSU)
Vladimir T. Titov

The roots of VSU stem from Yuryev (Derpt) University in Estonia. It was established as early as as 1802 following a decree of Russian Emperor Alexander I.

After the German occupation of Estonia during the First World War, Yuriyev University had taken on a Germanic educational structure. Possible dissolution of the university caused deep concerns about its future. When the situation became critical, the Russian professors and students were instructed to leave Estonia.

Meanwhile, the people of Voronezh were petitioning the local authorities, requesting a University in the city centre. A decision was made to move the University of Yuryev to Central Russia, and Voronezh was named as a desirable location. In September 1918 special trains transported 39 professors, 45 teachers and 43 assistants and about 800 students from Yuryev (currently Tartu) to Voronezh.

The first lectures started at VSU on November 12, 1918. At the beginning of 1919, there were 10,000 students enrolled in Voronezh University. All wishing to study were accepted. However, many of those who became students had not really understood that it was not easy to study at a university. The aftermath of the Civil War meant that the University had to face many problems, accompanied by a massive influx of students with various levels of knowledge and of various ages. It was only in 1923 that entrance selection examinations were introduced. In August 1920, a pioneering pre-University course was established, designed to prepare working-class students for higher education.

By June 1941 the University consisted of 6 faculties, 40 departments, 4 museums, a library, 3 research units and a publishing house. 32 professors and 55 senior lecturers worked at the University. There were 2,500 full-time and 1,786 part-time students.

At the beginning of the Second World War, almost all students and more than half of the academic staff of VSU left for military service. The risks imposed by war necessitated the re-location of VSU to Tatarstan. This movement commenced in 1942. By 1943, 80% of Voronezh had been destroyed.

In August 1943 the University returned to Voronezh. It was a difficult process, since the University buildings and student residences had been totally ruined, and the books and equipment had been plundered. Most faculties were temporarily placed in Lipetsk, 200 kilometres from Voronezh. The Chemistry Faculty and the 1st year Biology students started lectures in the half-destroyed buildings of VSU. The whole University finally returned to work in Voronezh in September 1944. Lectures and research went on under very tough circumstances. At the same time, the people of Voronezh were working together to restore the city from a state of ruin.

Today the University has 118 departments, with 22,000 students and over 1,000 post-graduate students being trained within 18 faculties. VSU provides the stepping stone to great employment opportunities and post-graduate research. It proudly preserves its strong historical foundations, whilst striving to encourage innovation and creativity.

 

 



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Institute of International Education (IIE)





The Institute of International Education is in charge of establishing and maintaing international links and collaboration of
the Voronezh State University and is authorized to carry out the following work:

  • academic collaboration of the VSU with educational institutions abroad and international organisations, funds and programmes;
  • admission of international students to studies at the University;
  • pre-university preparation for international students;
  • working out realization of programmes of Russian as a Foreign Language;
  • testing in Russian as a Foreign Language (for Foreigners within the framework of the State System of Testing);
  • social and psychological adaption of international students for the conditions of living and studies in Russia; extra-curriculm activities, sport clubs. concerts, festivals and other cultural and entertainment events.



    In the years of its existence the Institute of International Education has been teaching international applicants for studies at the VSU and other higher educational institutions of Russia and the former USSR. At present it is considered to be one of the biggest centres offering pre-university courses designed to bring students to the standard required for admission to full-time degree programmes in humanities, medicine, economics, engineering and natural sciences. Pre-university studies are based on up-to-date pedagogical technologies, original educational techniques and methods that make use of audio-, video- and computer equipment. This enables the students within 8-9 months of studies to master the Russian Language, systematize and enrich their knowledge in special majoring disciplines.

    The teaching process is actively supported by working in multimedia classes and educational TV studio.

    The Institute of International Education provides Russian language classes and support for the University's international student population as well as a wide range of specialized courses for people intending to study at Voronezh State University. The unit's staff are responsible for all matters concerning the recruitment of international students, and are able to provide advice and assistance at all stages of training at Voronezh State University.

    The faculty comprises 4 departments:Head:

    Humanities Dr. Vladimir V. Rodionov
    Preparatory RussianDr. Tatyana I. Raspopova
    Russian for International Students of Other FacultiesProf. Viktor Yu. Korpov
    SciencesDr. Irina P. Rodionova

    Institute of International Education offers 8-9 month courses of the Russian language teaching. It can also arrange a course of pre-University training necessary for enrollment to a full-time course. The Institute provides an exclusive opportunity of further studies in a number of Russian higher educational institutions in all the academic and professional disciplines.
    During the academic year the Institute of International Education offers a wide range of Russian Language courses - in Conversation and Listening Comprehension, Linguistics, Business Russian, Literature, Translation and Cultural Studies. Courses run from 1 to 10 months. Students with different levels of the Russian language competency - from elementary to advanced - can find interesting and useful courses. We offer group classes with average 4-6 students per class or individual instruction. Students can tailor their own programs choosing courses they like and take as many hours per week as they need, combining group classes with individual instruction. Students are tested on arrival and join their level groups.
    Much attention paid to first-hand acquaintance of international students with the history, culture and traditions of the Russian people. Academic studies are combined with trips and excursions, visits to museums, exhibitions, theatres and concerts.

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      Divisions and Departments


      Listed below are 118 University departments and 5 major research institutes grouped into 18 faculties, providing a wide range of degree courses and post-graduate research opportunities.
      Sub Contents of Faculties



      Applied Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Mechanics

      Biology

      Chemistry

      Computer Science

      Economics

      Geography and Ecology

      Geology

      History

      International Relationship

      Journalism

      Law

      Mathematics

      Pharmaceutics

      Philology

      Philosopy and Psychology

      Physics

      Romance and German Philology

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    • Applied Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Mechanics

    • Dean: Prof. Aleksandr I. Shashkin
      The Faculty of Applied Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Mechanics, established in 1969, combines experience with innovation. We currently have 988 full time and 146 part-time undergraduates as well as 30 postgraduates. The faculty has 83 academic staff, including 51 doctors and 17 professors. We also employ the total of 19 additional research and support staff. Our students benefit from research and computing facilities (6 computer classes) and other resources.

      The faculty comprises 8 departments:

      Calculus and Applied Information Technologies
      Cybernetics and Automatic Regulation
      Differential Equations
      Mathematical Methods of Operational Research
      Software Development
      Programming and System Administration
      Studies of Nonlinear Vibrations
      Theoretical and Applied Mechanics


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      Biology
      Dean: Prof. Valery G.Artyukhov
      Established in 1918, the Faculty of Biology and Soil Studies is one of the oldest Voronezh University faculties, proud of its strong international reputation in both research and teaching. Our staff also give lectures on a number of subjects in the field of their expertise to the students of Pharmaceuticals, Philosophy and Psychology and History faculties, who have these subjects in their curriculum. We currently have 1000 undergraduates as well as 58 postgraduates. The faculty has 141 staff, 90 of them academic, including 79 specialists holding a PhD. Our students benefit from research facilities at the specialized laboratories and research centres. The faculty is closely associated with such research units as: Venevitino centre, Biodiversity and Ecosystems Monitoring and Systematics and Ecology of Insects laboratories.


      L&C appriciate and thankfull to thier scientific work and research of
      biological sciences not only in VSU but in other universities of the world.

      Dean: Prof. Valery G.Artyukhov Head: Prof. Aleksandr T. Yeprintsev
      (Faculty of Biology) (Department of Plant Physiology & Biochemistry)



      The faculty comprises 10 departments:

      Analytical and Medical Biochemistry and Microbiology
      Biophysics and Biotechnology
      Biology and Ecology of Plants
      Ecology and Systematics of Invertebrates
      Genetics and Theory of Evolution
      Human and Animal Physiology
      Plant Physiology and Biochemistry
      Soil Studies and Agrochemistry
      Soil Geography
      Zoology


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    • Chemistry

    • Dean: Prof. Yury P. Afinogenov
      Established around 1934 as a faculty, the Chemistry division has been successfully working in the University since its very start. Now it is one of the leading University faculties, giving its students solid academic foundation and exciting research opportunities. The faculty has 75 academic staff, 67 of them holding a PhD. We also employ the total of 90 additional research and support staff. The faculty currently teaches 556 full time graduate students. We have 45 full-time and 6 part-time post-graduate students doing their research under the supervision of our professors. Our students benefit from research facilities at the specialized laboratories and research centres. The faculty is closely associated with such research units as: Institute of Chemistry and Pharmacy; Chemical Physics centre; Chromatography, Conjugated Processes in Electrochemistry and Corrosion, Ellipsometric Materials Research, Ion Exchange and Chromatography and Physics and Chemistry of Nanoscale Structured Systems laboratories.

      The faculty comprises 6 departments:


      Analytical Chemistry
      General Chemistry
      High-Polymeric Chemistry
      Inorganic Chemistry
      Organic Chemistry
      Physical Chemistry


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    • Computer Sciences

    • Dean: Prof. Eduard K. Algazinov
      The faculty of Computer Sciences, which began life only in 1999, is one of the first groups of its kind in Russia. The vibrant and ambitious faculty has 81 academic staff, including 38 professors and 10 doctors. We also employ the total of 35 additional research and support staff. The faculty currently teaches 550 full time and 20 part-time graduate students. We have 14 full-time and 6 part-time post-graduate students doing their research under the supervision of our professors.

      The faculty comprises 3 departments:

      Digital Technology
      Information Systems
      Programming and Information Technology


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    • Economics

    • Dean: Prof. Viktor P. Bocharov
      The faculty of Economics, established in 1960, is in the vanguard of progress in a fast-moving discipline. It has 182 academic staff, including 89 academics. The faculty currently teaches 1707 full time, 539 part-time and 605 external (by-correspondents) graduate students. We have 64 full-time and 22 part-time post-graduate students (including 3 working on their doctor's (doctor phil. habil's) degree) doing their research under the supervision of our professors. The faculty has long standing relationships with local employers, providing its students with internship opportunities. Apart from its main departments, the faculty also houses the University Business School. The faculty is closely associated with the Economics and Management laboratory.

      The faculty comprises 10 departments:

      Accounting
      Economic Analysis and Audit
      Economics and Management Studies
      Economic Theory and International Economics
      Financial Studies
      General Economic Theory
      Human Resources
      Information Technology and Mathematical Methods for Economics
      Marketing
      Regional Economics and Territorial Management


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    • Geography and Ecology

    • Dean: Prof. Vladimir I. Fedotov
      The Faculty of Geography and Ecology has a strong commitment to teaching and research in many different areas of contemporary geographical and ecological sciences. We currently have 886 full time and part-time undergraduates as well as 15 postgraduates. The faculty has 43 academic staff, including 26 doctors and professors. We also employ 14 additional research and support staff. We offer programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across a range of disciplines and research areas. The faculty is closely associated with such research units as: Geography, Land use and Geo-ecology and Human ecology centres.

      The faculty comprises 4 departments:

      Natural Environment Management
      Socio-economic and Regional Studies
      Geo-ecology and Environmental Studies
      Physical Geography and Landscaping


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    • Geology


    • Dean: Prof. Viktor M. Nenakhov
      Established in 1934, the faculty of Geology is a research-led faculty committed to teaching of the highest quality. The faculty has 110 academic staff, including 52 PhDs. The faculty currently teaches 606 full time and 176 part-time graduate students. We have 23 full-time post-graduate students doing their research under the supervision of our professors. Our students benefit from research facilities at the specialized laboratories and research centres. The faculty is closely associated with such research units as: Institute of Geology; Geology centre; Geodynamics and Seismic Monitoring and Geology and Minerals laboratories; Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geo-Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Voronezh Branch.

      The faculty comprises 7 departments:

      General Geology and Geodynamics
      Geophysics
      Historical Geology and Paleontology
      Hydrology, Engineering and Geology
      Geo-Ecology
      Mineral Management Studies
      Mineralogy and Petrology


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    • History

    • Dean: Prof. Vladimir N. Glazyev
      The Faculty of History provides its students with both theoretical knowledge and practical hands-on experience at numerous field trips. We currently have 637 full time and 325 part-time undergraduates as well as 89 postgraduates. The faculty has 74 academic staff, 70 of them holding a PhD. We also employ the total of 29 additional research and support staff. The faculty is closely associated with the History of Archaeological Research and Records in Eurasia laboratory.

      The faculty comprises 8 departments:

      Archaeology and Ancient History
      History of the Middle Ages and Slavic Studies
      Modern History
      Modern History of Russia and Historical Records
      Political History
      Russian History
      Sociology and Political Studies


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    • International Relations

    • Dean: Prof. Oleg N. Belenov
      The Faculty of International Relations, the youngest University faculty, which emerged from the faculty of History only in 2002, is a dynamic and rapidly expanding group. Apart from specialized subjects our students receive intensive training in 2 or 3 modern European languages. We currently have 756 undergraduates as well as 19 full-time and 6 part-time postgraduates. The faculty has 45 academic staff, including 24 doctors and 5 professors.

      The faculty comprises 2 departments:

      International Economics and Import-Export Studies
      International Relations and Regional Studies





    • Journalism

    • Dean: Prof. Vladimir V. Tulupov
      The Faculty of Journalism and Media Studies offers a blend of theoretical and critical study with practical application of skills at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Many of our graduates have gone on to distinguished careers in the media. We currently have 759 full time and 362 part-time undergraduates as well as 39 postgraduates (17 full-time and 22 part-time). The faculty has 52 academic staff, including 26 doctors and 11 professors.

      The faculty comprises 6 departments:

      Advertising and Design
      History of Journalism
      Journalism
      Stylistics and Editing
      TV and Radio Studies


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    • Law

    • Dean: Prof. Valentin A. Panyushkin
      Established in 1958, the faculty of Law has a strong reputation both in teaching and research. One of the largest University faculties, it has 100 academic staff, including 18 professors and 72 doctors. We also employ the total of 21 additional research and support staff. The faculty currently teaches 2330 full time and 1156 part-time graduate students. Our graduates receive degrees in Law. Our staff also give lectures on a number of subjects in the field of their expertise to the students of Economics, International Relations, Computer Sciences, Geography and other faculties, who have these subjects in their curriculum. We have the largest number of post-graduates (71 full-time and 156 part-time) doing their research under the supervision of our professors.

      The faculty comprises 11 departments:

      Administrative and Municipal Law
      Civil Law
      Constitutional Law
      Criminal Law
      Criminal Process
      Criminology
      Employment and Labour Law
      Financial Law
      History and Theory of the Government
      International and European Law
      Judicial Studies and Legal Activities


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    • Mathematics

    • Dean: Prof. Aleksandr D. Bayev
      The Faculty of Mathematics, functioning as an independent faculty since 1969, is a highly successful unit, carrying out internationally recognized research. We currently have 699 (554 full-time and 145 part-time) undergraduates as well as 29 postgraduates. The faculty has 67 academic staff, including 62 doctors and professors. We also employ the total of 29 additional research and support staff. Our students benefit from research and computing facilities and other resources. The faculty is closely associated with such research units as: Institute of Mathematics and Mathematical Simulation of Complex Nonlinear Processes and Structures laboratory.

      The faculty comprises 6 departments:

      Algebra and Topological Analysis Methods
      Geometry and Functional Theory
      Mathematical Analysis
      Mathematical Modeling
      Operational Equation Studies and Functional Analysis
      Partial Differential Equation Studies and Relativity Theory


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    • Pharmaceutics

    • Dean: Prof. Aleksey I. Slivkin
      Established in 1993 in collaboration with Voronezh Medical Academy and functioning as a Voronezh State University only since 2001, the faculty of Pharmaceutics is a young and dynamic unit. The faculty has 49 academic staff, 29 of them holding a PhD. We also employ the total of 21 additional research and support staff. The faculty currently teaches 688 undergraduates, 462 of them full-time. We have 15 post-graduate students doing their research under the supervision of our professors. Our students benefit from the faculty's strong links with local industry both in terms of research opportunities and career perspectives. The faculty is closely associated with the Institute of Chemistry and Pharmacy.

      The faculty comprises 3 departments:

      Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology
      Management and Pharmaceutics
      Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology


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    • Philology

    • Dean: Prof. Viktor M. Akatkin
      Working since 1918 as a part of Philology and History division and since 1960 as an independent unit, the faculty of Philology is proud of its traditions in teaching and research. The faculty currently teaches 279 full time and 393 part-time graduate students. We also have 47 full-time and 36 part-time post-graduate students doing their research under the supervision of our professors, as well as 3 students working for their doctor phil. habil's degree. We have 65 academic staff, including 42 doctors and 15 professors. We also employ the total of 25 additional research and support staff.

      The faculty comprises 8 departments:

      XXth Century Russian Literature
      Foreign Literature
      Humanities and Arts
      Linguistics and Stylistics
      Russian Language
      Russian Literature
      Slavic Philology
      Theory of Literature and Folklore


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    • Philosophy and Psychology

    • Dean: Prof. Yury A. Bubnov
      Established in 1993, the faculty of Philosophy and Psychology is a rapidly expanding unit with a distinctive research profile. We currently have 587 full time and 25 part-time undergraduates as well as 35 (20 full-time and 15 part-time) postgraduates. The faculty has 65 academic staff, including 42 doctors and 13 professors. We also employ the total of 25 additional research and support staff.

      The faculty comprises 5 departments:

      Cultural Studies
      General and Social Psychology
      History of Philosophy
      Metaphysics and Theory of Knowledge
      Pedagogic Studies


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    • Physics

    • Dean: Prof. Aleksandr M. Vorobyov
      The Faculty of Physics, established in1918, is one of the oldest and most reputable as well as one of the largest faculties within the University. We currently have 886 full time and 159 part-time undergraduates as well as 48 postgraduates. The faculty has 148 academic staff, including 131 holding a PhD. We also employ the total of 67 additional research and support staff. Our students benefit from research and computing facilities and other resources. The faculty is closely associated with such research units as: Institute of Physics; Chemical Physics, Radio Engineering and Electronics and Wave Processes in Inhomogeneous and Non-Linear Media centres; Electron Spectroscopy for Solid-State Physics, Photostimulated Processes in Crystals, Wave Processes and X-ray Crystallography laboratories.

      The faculty comprises 10 departments:

      Electronics
      Experimental Physics
      General Physics
      Mathematical Physics
      Nuclear Physics
      Optics and Spectrography
      Physics of Semiconductors and Microelectronics
      Radiophysics
      Solid-State Physics
      Theoretical Physics


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    • Romance and Germanic Philology

    • Dean: Dr. Natalya A. Fenenko
      The Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology, established in 1962, is one of the best centres for international-quality research, scholarship and teaching in the country. We currently have 955 full time and 305 part-time undergraduates as well as 32 full-time and 66 part-time postgraduates. The faculty has 266 academic staff, including 96 doctors and 15 professors. We offer programmes of study at undergraduate and postgraduate levels across a range of modern languages, cultures and linguistics.

      The faculty comprises 10 departments:

      English Philology
      German Philology
      Romance Philology
      French Philology
      Translation and Cross-Cultural Communication
      Theoretical and Computational Linguistics
      English for Arts Faculties
      English for Science Faculties
      German for Other Faculties
      English for International Relations Faculty


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      Research Units

      Sub Contents of Research Institutes



      Research Institute of Chemistry & Pharmacy

      Research Institute of Geology

      Research Institute of Mathematics

      Research Institute of Physics

      Research Institute of Social Sciences(CASE - Centre for Advanced Study and Education)


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    Research Institute of Chemistry and Pharmacy
    Director: Prof. Igor N. Zornikov
    Established in 1976, the Institute provides research opportunities to academic staff, graduate and post-graduate students of the faculty of Chemistry. The Institute has strong links with local industry, conducting a number of applied research projects in the areas of Bio-Physics, Bio-Chemistry, Bio-Medical Engineering and Ecology. Its 58 researchers also work on a wide range of fundamental projects with Government agencies. Our key areas of research relate to Semi-Conductors and Solids, Electrochemistry, Synthesis and Polymers, Defects in Solids, Membrane Processes, and Ion Exchange. The Institute also comprises 2 research laboratories - of Chromatography and High-molecular Compounds. The Institute runs a number of events, including international conferences on Ion Exchange, Condensed State, and Inter-phase Reactions as well as International workshops and seminar series in collaboration with the Department of Analytical Chemistry.

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    Research Institute of Geology
    Director: Prof. Arcady D. Savko
    Established in 1970, the Institute conducts research in the areas of Geology, Geophysics, Hydrogeology and Geo-ecology, providing research opportunities to students and academic staff of Geology faculty. Current projects include Mineral Research, Engineering Geology, Geological Monitoring and Environmental Geology.

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    Research Institute of Mathematics
    Director: Prof. Victor G. Zvyagin
    Established in 1968, the Institute provides training and research opportunities to academic staff, graduate and post-graduate students of the faculty of Mathematics as well as carries out its own research projects. Main areas of our research specialisms are Mathematical Analysis and Applied Mathematics, Operator Theory and Mathematical Modeling. We currently have 17 staff, including 4 professors and 6 doctors, involved in a wide range of national and international research activities. Among our regular projects are bi-annual international Mathematics conferences and annual seminars series as well as annual Winter Mathematics School, organized in collaboration with Moscow State University.

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    Research Institute of Physics
    Director: Dr. Anatoly A. Churikov
    Established in 1966, the Institute conducts research covering such areas as Nuclear and Electronic Structure of Solid State, Thin Films, Acoustics, Crystal Structure, Photonics. We currently have 18 staff working on a number of projects in collaboration with faculty of Physics academic staff and post-graduates. Some of the Institute's current projects include:
  • Non-linear characteristics of magneto-acoustic waves in weak ferromagnetics
  • Acoustic tomography of continental shelf and lithosphere
  • Semiconductor sensors for quality and quantity analysis of unsafe fuels
    The Institute also hosts or co-hosts a number of research and training laboratories, including laboratories for Wave Process Analysis, Optics, Crystallography, Solid State and Solid State Electronics, Quant Radio-physics and others.

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    Research Institute of Social Sciences(CASE - Centre for Advanced Study and Education)
    Academic Director: Prof. Aleksandr S. Kravets
    Administrative Director: Prof. Vladimir T. Titov
    Established in 2001 in cooperation with Russian Ministry of Education and funded by Carnegie Corporation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and Kennan Institute, CASE (Centre for Advanced Study and Education) is committed to advancing knowledge through research and communication. A strongly inter-disciplinary unit, it also supports publishing activities and organising conferences, seminar series and other events in the areas of Humanities and Social Sciences. Current research is focused on Cross-Cultural Communication, History, Law, Conflict and Cultural Studies. Since its set up the Centre organized 38 events, including 21 conferences, 12 seminars, a workshop and a number of panel discussions.

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  • Centres

  • The research carried out at Voronezh State University covers a wide range of subjects in Science, Engineering, social science and the Humanities.
    Research Centres for:
    Biology 'Venevitino'
    Chemical Physics
    Geography, Land use and Geo-ecology
    Geology
    Human ecology
    Innovative Technologies
    Radio Engineering and Electronics
    Scientific and technological cooperation with the EU
    Shared use of research equipment
    Spacecraft and Rocket Engineering
    Technology Transfer
    Wave Processes in Inhomogeneous and Non-Linear Media


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  • Laboratories

  • Research Laboratories for:

    Biodiversity and Ecosystems Monitoring
    Chromatography
    Conjugated Processes in Electrochemistry and Corrosion
    Economics and Management
    Electron Spectroscopy for Solid-State Physics
    Ellipsometric Materials Research
    Geodynamics and Seismic Monitoring
    Geology and Minerals
    History of Archaeological Research and Records in Eurasia
    Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geo-Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Voronezh Branch
    Ion Exchange and Chromatography
    Mathematical Simulation of Complex Nonlinear Processes and Structures
    Photostimulated Processes in Crystals
    Physics and Chemistry of Nanoscale Structured Systems
    Systematics and Ecology of Insects
    Wave Processes
    X-ray Crystallography


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  • Library and Museums


  • Scientific Library of Voronezh State University
  • Museum of Archaeology
  • Botanical Museum
  • Museum of Books
  • Museum of Geology
  • Museum of Zoology
  • Museum of University History



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    Tuition cost for international students at Voronezh State University in 2011-2012 academic year (In Rubles)

    Faculties
    Programmes of study

    Full-time student

    1

    Biology:
    -bachelors and specialists
    -masters


    43.600
    46.800

    2

    Geography:
    -specialists


    28.500

    3

    Geology:
    -bachelors and specialists


    35.000

    4

    History:
    -specialists


    41.900

    5

    Mathematics:
    -bachelors and specialists
    -actuarial and finance analysis specialization
    -masters


    40.000
    45.000
    49.900

    6

    Applied mathematics and mechanics:
    -"Applied mathematics" bachelor's programme
    -bachelors and specialists
    -masters


    42.900
    56.900
    58.900

    7

    Roman-Germany philology:
    -specialists
    -bachelors
    -masters


    45.000
    43.000
    48.000

    8

    Physics:
    -bachelors and specialists in Russian language
    -bachelors and specialists in English language
    -masters in Russian language
    -masters in English language


    52.000
    67.000
    60.000
    70.000

    9

    Philology:
    -pre-university training
    -bachelors and specialists
    -masters
    -"built in" one semester training programme


    40.000
    45.000
    40.000
    40.000

    10

    Chemistry:
    -bachelors
    -masters


    40.000
    40.000

    11

    Economics:
    -bachelors and specialists
    -masters of 5th year
    -masters of 6th year


    57.000
    59.000
    59.000

    12

    Law:
    -specialists


    57.000

    13

    Journalistic:
    -bachelors
    -masters and specialists


    49.000
    54.000

    14

    Philosophy and psychology:
    -psychology
    -philosophy


    41.000
    36.000

    15

    Pharmacy:
    -bachelors and specialists
    -internship


    65.000
    31.000

    16

    Computer sciences:
    -bachelors and specialists


    57.000

    17

    International relations:
    -bachelors and specialists


    62.000

    18

    Institute of International Education (pre-university training), Language and Culture services for new comer students in Institute of International Education.

    *1900 USD

     




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    VSU :: Student Life

     

    Voronezh State University is not all work and no play: we have a lot to offer in terms of sport and entertainment. Throughout the semester students compete in inter-faculty championships in a wide range of sports, from football and volleyball to chess and badminton. Our Sports Unit has excellent facilities, most of them offered free of charge.


    Some of our special social events organized by our Entertainment Unit include the annual inter-faculty competition in Arts, Drama and Music- "Vesna" ("Spring"), annual poets and song-writers competitions, photography contests and exhibitions, and much more. We are actively involved in charity work, organising concerts and special events and fundraising for local orphanages.



    Our large international community includes students from many different countries in Europe, Africa, Asia and America. Special Russian classes are organised for them, ranging from beginner level to those who are more advanced. Most of the students live together in one of our many halls of residence, creating a fun, international atmosphere and an extended support network for students who feel far from home. International students benefit from the many interesting excursions which are specifically arranged to give them a unique insight into Russia's history, culture, traditions and general way of life, as well as from the wide experience of Russian language teachers who are always ready to help them out and answer their questions.


    Accommodation

    The Hostels provide unique living and learning experiences to students who share common interests, especially in studies. The Hostels provide an opportunity for students to practice in personal development strategies. Each resident life brings diverse experiences to the hostel community with maximum chances for receiving higher education. Residents are expected to contribute and respect the choices of their respective hostel community.

    International students are guaranteed a place in one of the University's hostels. All Residential halls are attached to the Academy; containing central heating system, electricity, kitchens, attached bathroom & toilets, running hot & cold water. The rooms are equipped with chairs, study table, wardrobes, beds, bed linen & pillow. Bed linen is changed twice a month Free of charge. All halls have twenty-four hour security guards.

     

    The University offers a variety of housing options. Students have the choice of selecting a single, double, double-as-single, and triple, each with a different price structure to suit an individual. Room preference selections are subject to availability. Efforts are made to make hostels environment to be non-smoking.

    Each hostel is staffed by at least one Resident Adviser, whose job is to integrate intellectual, residential approaches to community management, and to assist students with personal and academic concerns. A collaborative approach with residents to help eachother, overcome challenges in their new environment.


    Living cost


    Below is an average annual living expense of a foreign medical student, including housing:

    Motive of Expenses

    Annual Expenses

    Accommodation

    300 USD

    Medical Insurance

    110 USD

    Food, Stationary & Leisure

    500 USD

    Local Transportation

    100 USD

    Mobile & Internet

    150 USD

    Total

    1160 USD

     

    Experience shows that to live in Voronezh modestly costs a foreign student between USD 80 and 140 per month.

    Hostels offer hot meals at subsidized prices. There are plenty of cafes, pubs where you can eat cheaply and well. But the cheapest and most pleasant way to eat is to do your own cooking, perhaps together with roommates. Russian supermarkets carry large varieties of international products.

     


    The city offer various transport facilities. Luxury & Non luxury buses, Trolley Busses, Tramcars, Taxi are main transport systems available 24 hours a day covering the city limits. During the 1st year of studies most of practical skills and lectures will be held at the VSU premises. Since the University(VSU) is situated at the center of the city and student's hostels are attached to the University, all necessary Supermarkets, banks, shopping complexes are surrounded for students to feel free without traveling. 2nd year onwards-educational program will increase its practical skills outside the University's premises. However all teaching hospitals to which VSU is affiliated are nearby with the furthest being approx. 30 minutes away. "Season Tickets" are available for Voronezh State University students for less than 5 $ monthly, covering all options of transport except taxi service.

    Plans for off-campus stay, any student must be approved by the Voronezh State University & Institute of International Education. Estimated monthly chargers for private apartments for a month is 80 - 100 USD for one bedroom apartment and 100 - 140 USD for two bedrooms.


    Student's Health


    Health and safety of your child during his/her study abroad experience will depend on the choices and precautions taken prior to, during, and following his/her time overseas. Before your child's departure, make sure that he/she is in good health, has received any immunizations that are required and has learned as much as possible about the health and safety conditions.

    Health Insurance Policy is compulsory for Voronezh State University students, and covers all the expenses for health services.

     


    Social Life

    Student organizations are many and varied, representing the broad interests of the student body. These student organizations sponsor social events, lectures, and community outing projects. Other groups have formed to organize music, literature, art, film, and athletic interests.

    The University provides a springboard for sportsmen with outstanding sporting facilities. Voronezh State University provides a sports complex, including gymnasium, In-door football, badminton, tennis, volleyball, athletic stadiums-EST., which are attached to the Voronezh State University premises.

    Different social and cultural events are organized for foreign students to make their experience in studying at the VSU fair and enjoyable as possible.

    The Faculty's staff encourages academic, national, religious and other interests of students. National & International associations of students are organized, to unite fellows.

     

     


    Tutoring and Guidance


    Well trained and friendly Voronezh State University staff of the International Students Department advice, support and counseling on all aspects of student's life. They assist with foreign students with adaptation to the learning environment and consult on the academic issues with relative formalities.

     

    International students benefit from learning in small size groups with total number of students to be less than 12. Group Tutor is responsible to look after students on academic progress guide & advice students in case of any personal problem to arrange meetings at regular intervals during the year to tackle any problem that students face.


    Institutions of Higher Education


    The Voronezh State University is one of the Russia's acclaimed institutions of higher education. University excellence is our highest priority, inspiring the quality and breadth of our academic programs, research initiatives, and creative work. To learn more about our resources, we invite you to explore the University's Faculties and programs.

     



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    Note:-
    The students are requested to send their national passport copy & Educational
    Certificate at first to L&C to make Invitation and complete the following Admission Process.

    Summary of Admission Process




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    How to Apply?

    Selection Factors

    Registration for Admission

    Notification of Admission

    Applying for Invitation

    Apply for VISA

    Pre-Departure

    Departure & Arrival at Moscow

    Admission to Voronezh State University (VSU)





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    How to Apply:

    Our International Applicants and their parents are requested to interpret this page carefully, before applying to Voronezh State University (VSU).

    Application Deadlines

    Application should be completed and sent to our e-mail address with the attachments of other required documents below.

    The following documents should be attached with your Registration.
    1. ENROLMENT FORM
    2. 2 copies of International Passport
    3. 20 passport size photographs
    4. 4 notary certified copies each of A/L, O/L certificates and higher academic transcript(s),
    5. 4 notary certified copies of birth certificates.
    6. 4 notary certified copies of Health Certificate and Certificate confirming absence of HIV


    Note;
    • 1) All the Documents should be in English. If the original certificates are in a language other than English, copies of the English translation must be enclosed
    • 2) All Photocopies of the documents are to be done on A4 paper.
    • 3) All the copies of documents stated in 4 to 6 are required to be "Certified as
      True Copy" in English language by a Notary Public. The signatories' designation and the chop must also be in English language.
      4) Applications for admission can be submitted from April to the admission office.


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    Selection Factors

    We know that applying to study abroad might seem intimidating. But the experience of completing your applications doesn't have to be.

    Our best piece of advice? Embrace the challenge of applying as an adventure. Discover who you are. Explore your passions. And imagine the possibilities that await you.

    The qualities that unite VSU students and faculty members as a community of scholars √ curiosity, passion, imagination, and wonder √ are the same qualities we seek to uncover in your application.

    Many applicants want so much to gain admission to VSU that they construct applications that tell us about these qualities. The truth is that those applications rarely show us a student's true self. Before you even put pen to paper to begin your application, take time to reflect on your personal goals and values. If you approach the application process as a journey to discover what matters to you and why, you will have the beginnings of a fine applicant.

    Believe in yourself. Have confidence in what you have done, and trust where you are going. We feel privileged to read your application and to learn about your achievements, talents, and dreams. Our staff approaches the admission process with sincere and deep respect for you, and we will give your application our most serious consideration.

    This page is intended to provide helpful hints for whatever stage of the admission process you now find yourself. There is information about preparing for Academy generally, as well as specific information about the kind of high school curriculum that can best prepare you for the rigors of VSU. You will also find details about procedure of Admission, completing each part of the application, a calendar of our deadlines, information about the different admission options, and background on what we look for when we evaluate your application.

    Major Requirements

    Applicants are mainly selected on the basis of past academic achievement, faculty evaluations, and evidence of maturity, motivation, leadership, integrity, and compassion.

    Students who seek admission in the first year Graduate Program should have passed higher secondary school certificate or 12 years of education with an average mark over 50% for each subject in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics and English.

    Applicants who have attended graduate school remarks should have generally gained cumulative grade points in their Transcripts.

    VSU do not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, status, disability, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression in the administration of its educational policies, admission policies, loan programs or other administered programs. A strong affirmative action program is maintained in all admission entry routes. VSU invite applications from any nation with a positive imagination, persevering and motivation.



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    1. Registration & Admission

    The following Documents copies should be initially attached with your Application.
    ∙ Application Form duly completed
    ∙ Certified copy of Passport (all countries)
    ∙ Certified copy of O/L Certificate
    ∙ Certified copy of A/L Certificate
    ∙ Higher academic transcripts. (optional)
    *Education fee is between 1500USD - 2500 USD(per annum)

    For more detail contact us or mail at lcstudies@lcstudies.com

     

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    Note:
    1. Hostel fee will range between 200 - 600 USD per annum for an individual depending on the hostel chosen andavailability of vacancy.
    2. Annual Medical Insurance fee is 120 USD for an individual

    ∙ All fees should be paid one month prior to commencing new academic year.

    Copies of Official Academic Achievement (transcript, diploma, degree, certificate, and/or official statements showing the class or quality of marks compared with those possible to achieve) are required to be attached. If you wish to precede online
    click on <Enrol Now!> or Send all the document copies should be attached to admission@lcstudies.com

    Academic records from foreign institutions must be provided in English and must be certified or validated as true by a university or government official or notary public.

    If you wish to apply for the Russian Visa from another country which is not your native land, copy of permanent resident visa card should be attached with your passport copy.



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    2. Notification of Admission

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    The Academy shall process the application within four (4) weeks from the date of submission of the documents to VSU and shall issue an ACCEPTANCE LETTER to the applicant if successful.

    An applicant offered admission to the University has three weeks from the date of the ACCEPTANCE LETTER in which to accept or decline the offer. If an acceptance is not received in writing by the end of this three-week period, the applicant is deemed to have declined and the offer of admission is withdrawn.

    After an international applicant is offered a study seat in the University, has accepted the offer, paid the 1st year tuition fee as a guarantee of enrolment. In case of failure to Admission to VSU, the deposited *tuition fee is fully refunded



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    3. Applying for INVITATION

    "INVITATION" is an authorized document issued by the Administration of The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation. Further it has to be certified by the Authority of Ministry of Public Health of Russian federation, Voronezh State University (VSU).

    Preparation of the INVITATION takes minimum of 20 working days in Russia.
    The Original INVITATION will be sent to your local Representative or to you only by DHL or EMS.

     

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    4. Apply for Visa

    The student presents the Original INVITATION to the Councilor Department of the Local Russian Embassy together with the following documents to apply for a visa.

     

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    ∙ Completed Visa Application Form and Visa Fee
    ∙ International Passport
    ∙ 4 passport size color photographs
    ∙ Birth Certificate in English with 1 NOTORY certified copy
    ∙ Health Certificate with 1 NOTORY certified copy
    ∙ HIV Report with 1 NOTORY certified copy
    ∙ O/L Certificate with 1 NOTORY certified copy
    ∙ A/L Certificate with 1 NOTORY certified copy
    ∙ Student should pay 600 US Dollors to L&C as a ticket guarentee,
    this amount will be return at the completion of degree program or
    to buy a return ticket for student in case of his/her dismissal from the university


    The Local Representative of L&C will guide you to obtain the visa after fulfilling all legal requirements.



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    5. Pre - Departure

    FIVE WORKING DAYS in advance to your departure, you should Fax the proof /receipt of transferring 1st year course fee to VSU and is required to inform the details of flight such as Number, Date and Time of Arrival at Moscow International Airport (MIA)

    A Student will be NOT strictly allowed to enter the territory of the Russian Federation, if he/she arrivals at MIA without the knowledge of VSU International or if the student couldn't forward the proof of payment of 1st year course fee in advance.

     

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    6. Departure and arrival at Moscow

    An Officer from Deans Office or VSU will receive you at MIA and accompany you from Moscow International Airport to the Hostel, VSU.

    On the way Refreshments and Telephone facilities will be provided to contact parents at Home.

     

    Departure and arrival at Moscow

    VSU will provide transportation from Moscow to Voronezh at a cost. Recommended students to fly in groups of 7-8 students, so that this cost could be minimized to 100USD per student. If student fly alone the cost could reach the maximum of 350USD per student.



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    7. Admission to Voronezh State University (VSU)

    As soon as the student reaches VSU, he/she will be provided with accommodation in a hostel. Food and transportation is provided free of charge during first few days.

    Enrolment to VSU begins with signing of a contract valid for the period of studies (according to the program chosen) and student will be permitted to sit for Admission Test.

     

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    Further L&C Language and Culture (Official Representative of VSU) will provide the student with;


    ∙ Guidance through out your stay in Russia
    ∙ Help in obtaining foreign currency
    ∙ Providing students with a list of required items needed for their stay in Russia.
    ∙ Making Flight Arrangements from traveling.
    ∙ Arrange to settle-down and Enroll the student in the Academy
    ∙ Assist in Familiarizing with the New Environment.
    ∙ Assist students to open International Bank Accounts within a week of reaching Voronezh.
    ∙ Assist student to have an individual Simcard Mobile Phone within a week of reaching Voronezh.
    ∙ Assist student to obtain a Financial Permit from VSU for International Money Transactions.
    ∙ Advice Students to be aware with the rules and regulations of VSU and important tips to be adapted to the environment and to travel in Russia.
    ∙ Assisting parents with information about their children's studies, to be aware of their children's health, financial situations etc. annually.


    ***. The parents/guardians of the student can get the whole educational report/results of semesters online at our web site; http://www.lcstudies.com/students/report.html




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