Faculties & Institutes
Voronezh State University, 40a Kholzunova Street, 394068 Voronezh, Russia
+7(473) 266-16-16, +7(473) 266-33-50
Type of course
Full-time undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate courses of B.Sc., M. Sc., Specialist and Ph.D. degrees
Language of tuition
English / Russian
Length of course
Preparatory Course: one year – two semesters
B.Sc. Program: 4 years – eight semesters
M.Sc. Program: 2 years – four semesters
Specialist’s Program: 5 years – ten semesters
Ph.D. degree Program: 3 or 4 years – full-time
Date of commencement
Fall semester (the 1st of September – the end of January)
Spring semester (first week of February – the end of July)
Preparatory (pre-university) course:
the 1st of September – the end of June (2 semesters)
first week of February – the end of June of next academic year (3 semesters)
Cost / fees
Depend on the program. The information on cost and fees is available upon request.
University dormitory places and apartments are available for all foreign students
Currently there are about 17000 students, 1000 of them are foreign students.
For Bachelor’s, Specialist’s, Master’s and Ph.D.’s degrees – Russian language, level B1 TORFL (Test of Russian as a Foreign Language) is required.
For pre-university training programs – no Russian is required.
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Dieter Rombach
Contact details for application
Applications: Ms Alina Mitryashina
40a Kholzunova Street,
University building No.6, room 235
394068 Voronezh, Russia
tel.: +7(473) 266-16-16
Voronezh State University is currently one of the country’s most renowned universities and it prides itself on being the largest research university in the Russian Federation. The university comprises 18 faculties, 14 research laboratories and a university library which houses more than 3 000 000 books, periodicals and manuscripts.
We offer a multitude of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses which centre around the following major research and teaching programs:
Apart from its 9 buildings and 7 students residence halls located primarily in the city centre, the university’s infrastructure comprises:
Currently over 1500 staff, 292 professors including 100 research fellows are actively involved in research projects. The university’s research portfolio includes as many as 28 key research areas. Over the course of its long and glorious history Voronezh State University has formed more than 40 internationally recognized academic and research schools which annually undertake more than 200 research projects and are regularly awarded national and international grants to pursue their research. Currently the staff is actively engaged in 8 international projects as part of TEMPUS and FP7 programs.
We have rightfully earned a reputation as a leading research centre in Russia due to a total of more than 60 national and international conferences that we host on an annual basis.
We have an excellent academic portfolio of 76 postgraduate courses which are available both to Russian and international students. Aiming to provide greater research opportunities we expand the number of our postgraduate courses every year across different faculties.
VSU now is worldwide acceptance and international cooperation with over 80 largest universities abroad. VSU is included into international top list of 700 best universities according to British company QS (Quacquarelli Symonds), and in a top list of most ecological worldwide universities (Ul Green Metric World University Ranking), which included only 8 best Russian universities.
VSU also takes part in international academic exchange programs. Annually 500 of academic staff, students and postgraduates leave abroad for giving lectures, studying, doing scientific research, taking part in scientific workshops and meetings, getting new knowledge and experience. VSU also gives students an opportunity to get joint-degree diplomas (a document of completion 2 universities at the same time – Russian university and partner-university abroad. For example, Martin Luther University in Halle (Germany), University of Marne-la-Valle in France and others).
VSU has more than a 50-year experience of studying international citizens, since 1962 over 1500 international students from 140 countries of Europe, America, Asia and Africa have graduated from their course of studies in a wide range of academic and professional disciplines.
Annually VSU teaches over 1000 international citizens from over 80 countries. For the better organization of studying process in VSU the Institute of international education was organized, which appears to be the leading center of international education in Russia. The institute of international education gives an opportunity to get the profession with further realization in professional field and organizes the whole studying process and leisure activities.
Faculties and Institutes