Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering

About the University

Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering is one of the institutions offer-ing the best education in Russia in its field. Three times in the last decade the University has been award-ed with "100 best Russian Universities" certificate at the European Quality Contest. Consider applying for education abroad in one of leading Russian universities!

Programs and fees
Programs
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Architecture
4,5 years
$ 3600
$ 300
$ 160
$ 4060
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Architecture
2,5 years
$ 3600
$ 300
$ 160
$ 4060
Industrial and Civil Engineering
2 years
$ 2700
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3160
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Programs and fees
a
Applied Informatics
Architectural Design
Architecture
c
Civil Engineering
Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures
g
Geodesy and Remote Sensing
h
Heat-power Engineering and Heat Technology
i
Information Systems and Technologies
l
Land Use Planning and Cadastre
l
Landscape architecture
s
Standardization and Metrology
t
Technosphere Safety
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Programs and fees
e
Economics
m
Management
 
Language of instruction
Course duration
Tuition fees for one academic year *
Hostel accommodation fees for one academic year
Life and health insurance fees for one year
Total for one academic year *
Bachelor's Degree
4 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960
Programs and fees
c
Cultural Studies
e
Ecology and Environmental Management
l
Law
m
Monumental and Decorative Art
t
Tourism
Read more about the University
Nizhny Novgorod State University
for Architecture and Civil Engineering
The University prepares well-qualified specialists integrating both the fundamental technical knowledge and innovative methods of education into the study process. All international students graduated from the University receive good opportunities for professional development at home. The most successful among them have now taken high positions in state and private departments, architecture and civil engi-neering studios. Besides they are commonly respected in architecture bureaus and design agencies. Many of them started their own architecture and civil engineering businesses.

Upon graduation the alumni receive the State Diploma certifying that they have obtained higher educa-tion and with corresponding Degree/Qualification and Speciality. On request each graduate may also re-ceive an additional document – the “Diploma Supplement” which allows them to get equivalence of the Diploma in 45 European and other countries that signed "Bologna Convention on Common Recognition of Educational Documents" for further education or employment.
1930
the year of foundation
5
faculties/institution
16
specialities
500
professors
8 000
students
36
countries where graduates are employed
University achievements
2013
The University received the Member Certificate of National Register "Top Russian scientific organisation - 2013"
2012
The Laureate of "100 best Russian Universities"
Contest in the nomination of "The Best University in the area of international communication"
2010
The University received the gold medal in the "100 best Russian organisations in the area of Science and Study" contest
2007
One of the University study programme - "International business" was accredited by the European agency FIBAA
2006
The University was awarded with the international award - sign of Respect "the Leader of National Economy 2006"
The University professors
The teaching staff of the University includes 63 doctors and 285 candidates of Science. The professors of the University participate regularly in international conferences, symposiums and seminars. It enables to maintain an active academic dialogue with foreign colleagues, adopt new teaching methods and master innovative architecture and civil engineering technologies. Every year the University staff takes advanced training raising their competences at a higher level. International professors from Germany, France, the Netherlands and other countries arrange guest lectures and seminars on a regular basis.
International cooperation
The University has a reputation as one of the key European high schools for Architecture and Civil Engineering and attracts many international students. Nowadays 8000 undergraduates from Russia, CIS, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe study there. The most popular Bachelor programs among international students are Civil Engineering and Architecture.
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The University has a well-developed network of international partners that includes UNESCO, universi-ties of applied sciences in Cologne, Bielefeld, Nieder-Rhine (Germany), Zuyd University (the Nether-lands), Grenoble Architecrture High School (France), the Hefei University of Science and Technology (China), Innsbruck University for Theory and History of Architecture (Austria), Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” of the Serbian Academy of Science and Art and others.
The University key projects are the Russian-German Research programme "Volga - Rhine" (jointly with the universities of Karlsruhe, Heidelberg and Hannover); UNESCO international project "Sustainable devel-opment of Volga and Caspian Sea basins"; TEMPUS study programme "The creation of business technol-ogies international university", etc...
STUDY AND PRACTICE
Educational process
The University prepares qualified specialists in such fields as architecture, design, civil engineering, land-scape design, management, economics, information systems and technologies. Civil engineering specialties are among the most demanded in the contemporary labour market Nowadays the University takes part in major national and foreign programmes connected with ecology and environmental management.
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The University gives a high priority to innovation in research, education and technology. This approach allows preparing top-quality specialists for construction industry who are also highly competitive in the labour market. The study process corresponds to the all modern standards. It is implemented on the basis of 10 academic departments. Students can use 29 computer classes with WiFi connection, 53 labs, 26 workshops, 27 project and 67 specialized classes.
Lectures, seminars and practical classes in the University are held with use of modern computer facilities. Lecture materials are supplemented by the visual multimedia content.
The research library is equipped with an extensive book and journal collection always available for stu-dents. Also students have access to specialized electronic informational resources and databases of re-spected international research publications. All these factors make the university one of the best offers of education abroad in the field of Architecture and civil engineering.
Additional educational opportunities
The University supports research and project work of its students. Different exhibitions, workshops, semi-nars, conferences and forums are often held at the University where students may participate and present their projects.
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Thanks to the agreements with foreign partners University students at any level of education may join programmes of academic mobility and take internships abroad. The University is a member of ERASMUS MUNDUS and TEMPUS grant programmes.
Practice
Participation in international exhibitions and contests allows students to present their projects and engi-neering developments. This enhances their professional competences and increases chances for recognition during the studies.
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Many university students win prestigious competitions and international awards for their creativity and perfect project technique. University graduates achieve great professional results and are in demand in Russia and around the world.
Key element of the study process is forming and improving of students’ practical skills. The University has created all conditions to achieve this aim. Its experimental facilities include over 70 specialized labs, research centres and art workshops.
Each department is equipped with modern technological facilities, measuring devices and laboratory set-ups. It helps students to get prepared to the requirements they will face in their work upon acquisition of civil engineering specialty.
Students of the University do practice in key regional and international companies and architecture studi-os.
STUDENT LIFE
Comfortable conditions
Student campus is situated in the historical part of Nizhny Novgorod. Students live in modern hostels that are equipped with all necessary facilities including Wifi connection. The hostel has a gym in the ground level; each floor has kitchens and rooms for rest and studying. The atmosphere of life and study at the University is always warm and welcoming.
Student activities
Student life in the University is full of various opportunities. Students can develop their art and sports skills. They can participate in the intellectual club "Persona" or acquire new skills attending musical and literature club "Lira". Student theatre, song and dance groups wait for new talents and are open for every-one.
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The University is a space for captivating holidays and exciting events as "The Students of the Year", "Au-tumn debuts" and many others. There are inter-university festivals for national cultures, Russian Language Festival and Contest of Russian language as foreign created for those who choose to apply for education abroad in Nizhny Novgorod.
The University has different sport facilities: several gyms, a skating base, a swimming pool, and a sport stadium. University has football, volleyball, basketball teams, as well as swimming, power lifting, box, badminton and fitness communities. They are always glad to accept new proactive students.
In summer University students can visit sport camp which is situated on the picturesque bank of Volga River. Sport competitions, creative programmes and walks in beautiful nature give inspiration and offer students a great time with their friends.
100% of support and security
Nizhny Novgorod State University for Architecture and Civil Engineering has an extensive experience in teaching foreign specialists as well as offering them best conditions of life and study. The University creates warm and welcoming atmosphere where international students can feel themselves at home.
AND THE MOST IMPORTANT YOU GET
Prestigious internationally recognized degree
You can receive the State Diploma certifying that you obtained the higher education in Russia with corre-sponding Degree/Qualification and Specialty. On request each graduate may also receive an additional document – the "Diploma Supplement” which allows them to get equivalence of the degree in any country in the world for further education or employment.
Affordable education
You receive professional quality education for affordable price. Your education is partially subsidized by the Russian government that reduces tuition fees and makes studies more affordable for citizens from different countries.
Quality of Education
You get qualified higher education in Russia in the sphere you are interested in. The University offers 22 programs in the field of architecture and civil engineering.
Dive into profession
You will acquire theoretical knowledge and practical skills. Each study program is aimed at implementa-tion of the knowledge in future career.
Personal comfort
You will be surely that you will have full support in solving any issues at every stage of your studies in the University.
Personal growth
You will be involved in the academic, scientific, art and sport activities that will full develop your skills and abilities. The University is always there to provide you with these opportunities.
Learning new culture
The beauty and scope of the Russian city where the University is situated; learning the Russian cuisine and traditions; meeting with people from different cities and countries, new hobbies and interests will make your student life exciting and fascinating.
HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE REGION
Nizhny Novgorod is often called the third Russian capital after Moscow and Saint-Petersburg. The city is situated in the central part of the country and has strategic geographical position for sustainable economic and cultural growth. There are about two million people living in Nizhny Novgorod.
Nizhny Novgorod is an ancient Russian city that was founded in 1221. Its history is tightly connected with the political, economic and cultural development of Russia. Nizhny Novgorod has always had a great geopolitical significance.
Nizhny Novgorod is included into the UNESCO list of 100 cultural heritage cities of the world. A considerable number of unique historical, architectural and cultural landmarks is preserved in the city. You can visit ancient Kremlin with fortified walls, churches with gold domes, ancient architecture complexes and merchants shopping arcades.
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Today Nizhny Novgorod is a big picturesque city, immersed in greenery but at the same time with devel-oped infrastructure and intense cultural life. Theatres, museums, art galleries and musical clubs are open for everybody.
The city is situated on the banks of two great Russian rivers - Volga and Oka that give charming beauty to the cityscape and offer breathtaking walking and river trails.
Nature of the region is diverse: there are forests, fields, rivers, lakes and caves. Excursions to natural re-serves always offer amazing views and emotions.
The region’s climate is moderate continental. It means that you can enjoy both warm summer days and icy and snowy time to fully feel the flavor of the Russian weather.
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Nizhny Novgorod is relatively close to the capital of the Russian Federation - Moscow. It takes only 3 hours to get there in a modern and comfortable high speed train. Location of the city gives a multitude of opportunities for travelling and diving into the Russian culture.

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