Nizhny Novgorod State University

About the University

Nizhny Novgorod State University is the large scientific center and one of the top Russian classical Universities.
The University was founded in 1916.
Nizhny Novgorod State University is associated with the local research center of Russian Academy of Sciences.
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 *
General Medicine - 1st year
6 years
$ 300
$ 160
General Medicine - 2nd - 6th years
6 years
$ 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3960
General Medicine
6 years
$ 3100
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3560
Dentistry - 1st year
5 years
$ 300
$ 160
Dentistry - 2nd - 5th years
5 years
$ 4100
$ 300
$ 160
$ 4560
Dentistry
5 years
$ 3700
$ 300
$ 160
$ 4160
Programs and fees
 
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 *
Informatics & Information Technology - 1st year
4 years
$ 300
$ 160
Informatics & Information Technology - 2nd - 4th years
4 years
$ 3300
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3760
Bachelor's Degree - all programs
4 years
$ 2500 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3960
Informatics & Information Technology - 1st year
2 years
$ 300
$ 160
Informatics & Information Technology - 2nd year
2 years
$ 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3960
Master's Degree - all programs
2 years
$ 2500 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3960
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2500 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3960
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2800 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3260 - 3960
Programs and fees
a
Applied Informatics
Applied Mathematics and Informatics
c
Chemical Technology
Counteraction to Scientific and Technical Intelligence
e
Electronics and Nanoelectronics
i
Information Security of Telecommunication Systems
Information Systems and Technologies
m
Mathematics and Computer Sciences
Mechanics and Mathematical Modeling
n
Nanotechnology and Microsystem Technology
r
Radiophysics
s
Software Engineering
Special Radio-technical Systems
 
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 *
Economics - 1st year
4 years
$ 300
$ 160
Economics - 2nd - 4th years
4 years
$ 3100
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3560
Bachelor's Degree - all programs
4 years
$ 2500 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3960
Management - 1st year
2 years
$ 300
$ 160
Management - 2nd year
2 years
$ 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3960
Master's Degree - all programs
2 years
$ 2500 - 3000
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3460
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2500 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3960
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2800 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3260 - 3960
Programs and fees
b
Business Informatics
c
Commerce
e
Economic Security
e
Economics
f
Finances and credit
h
Hotel Management
Human Resources Management
m
Management
s
State and Municipal 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 *
International Relations - 1st year
4 years
$ 300
$ 160
International Relations - 2nd - 4th years
4 years
$ 3200
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3660
Bachelor's Degree - all programs
4 years
$ 2500 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3960
International Relations - 1st year
2 years
$ 300
$ 160
International Relations - 2nd year
2 years
$ 3200
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3660
Master's Degree - all programs
2 years
$ 2500 - 3000
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3460
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2500 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 2960 - 3960
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2800 - 3500
$ 300
$ 160
$ 3260 - 3960
Programs and fees
a
Advertising and Public Relations
b
Biology
c
Chemistry
Cultural Studies
Customs
e
Ecology and Environmental Management
f
Foreign Regions Studies
f
Forensic Science
Fundamental and Applied Chemistry
Fundamental Computer Science and Information Technology
Fundamental Mathematics and Mechanics
h
History
i
International Relations
j
Journalism
l
Law
m
Mathematics
p
Philology
Philosophy
Physical Education for People with Disabilities (Adapted physical education)
Physical Training and Sport
Physics
p
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology of Employment Activity
Publishing
s
Social Science
Social Work
t
Tourism
Read more about the University
Nizhny Novgorod State University
The University is included in top 750 universities of QS World University Rankings as well as in top best 20 universities of Russia and the CIS. The University academic performance, high employment rate for graduates, implemented innovations and developed infrastructure were awarded with 5 QS Stars.

High ranking of the University proves that the quality of education and research correspond the international level.

The distinctive feature of the University is the combination of high quality education based on innovative research and affordable fees.

Graduates of the University receive a state diploma, indicating that they have got a higher education in Russia, specifying their degree/qualification and specialty. Upon request graduates also can receive a Diploma Supplement, which makes it possible to obtain equivalence in foreign countries for further studies or employment.
1916
Year of foundation
18
faculties and departments
22
fields of studies
2 100
professors
30 000
students
1 000
international students from 100 countries
University achievements
2017
The University was included in “TOP-301+” of the Times Higher Education world university ranking.
2016
The University was ranked in top 10 Russian universities according to Vladimir Potanin Foundation.
2009
The University was awarded with the status of National Research University by the Russian government decision.
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The University bears the name of recognized Russian mathematician Nikolay I. Lobachevsky (1792 – 1856)

University teaching staff
The University teaching stuff counts over 1000 Candidates of Sciences (equivalent to PhD) and 330 Doctors of Sciences, including 19 current and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences. There are 48 Honoured Scientists and Honorary Figures of Russian Higher Education, 46 winners of National, Governmental and the Presidential awards working at the University.
Harald zur Hausen, the Nobel Laureate in the Physiology or Medicine in 2008, is the Doctor Honoris Causa of Nizhny Novgorod State University.
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The University annually organizes over 100 international and national scientific conferences and seminars gathering the key scientists from all over the world. Students have the opportunity to attend the lectures of the best world specialists in science and humanities.
An open professional dialogue between professors and students helps to ensure high quality of education, to involve students to research and to share professional experience.
International cooperation
The University has been developing its international cooperation in education and research activities for a long time. It is cooperating with more than 100 foreign universities and research centers from 40 countries, including Oxford University (Great Britain), Antwerp University (Belgium), the University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany); Volda University College (Norway); The University of Florida (the USA) and others.
The University makes part of European University Association, Executive Committee of the Deans European Academic Network, it is also included in EOQ Euroregister and can use its mark as an evidence of quality of education. The University has successfully held over 20 TEMPUS projects under the support of the European Commission.
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Nizhny Novgorod State University offers 8 Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programs taught in English and French languages and over 20 international programs for studies abroad in cooperation with leading foreign universities (double degrees, exchange programs, internships).
International students can enter Foundation course, Russian language course and Summer School. The University tries to do its best to create all conditions for international students’ studies.
Training of foreign specialists in a wide range of study programs is fixed in University agenda and is considered as one of its strategic priorities.
STUDY AND PRACTICE
Education
The University is considered as the regional scientific, and cultural center, as well as the center of higher education in Russia. It is constantly implementing advanced educational methods and technologies. The combination of innovations and careful attitude to the best educational traditions makes it possible to train highly qualified and competitive professionals.
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The study process is getting more effective and high quality thanks to proficient academic staff and hi-tech equipment. The University is also proud of its Supercomputing Center (Lobachevsky Supercomputer is the 24th university supercomputer in the world according to its power), Biomedical Cluster, Center for Nanotechnology, Business Incubator, Typhlo-informational center of computer literacy courses for visually impaired people, publishing and printing houses.
Students can use modern IT rooms, specialized equipment and all necessary educational materials for their studies and personal growth.
The University Fundamental Library numbers more than 100 000 books and it provides a free access to the major scientific journals and professional information platforms.
Additional Educational Opportunities
Thanks to the well developed strategic partnership with the key international universities, students of Nizhny Novgorod State University can join summer schools and short-term or long-term programs of studies abroad. Besides, they can participate in exchange programs with such universities as Tohoku University (Japan), Finis Terrae University (Chili); University of Rouen (France); Sungkyunkwan University (South Korea); the Radboud University (Netherlands); University of Mannheim (Germany) and others.
The participation of the University in international educational agreements (ERASMUS MUNDUS, ERASMUS PLUS, DAAD, MAEC-AECI etc.) provides the students with additional opportunity for studies abroad.
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To learn more about the history of NNSU, students can visit the University Museum which contains rare pieces of history revealing the spirit of times and demonstrating the scientific progress. There are archaeological, ethnographical and zoological departments in University Museum.
Practice
Nizhny Novgorod State University aims to train students’ professional skills. In order to achieve this goal, University is closely cooperating with the key employers: state authorities, research institutions, private enterprises and companies. Students undertake internships in large companies and institutions working in their field of studies.
Nizhny Novgorod State University is associated with the Nizhny Novgorod Research Center of Russian Academy of Sciences which provides students with internship opportunities. The University professors actively support students' researches helping them to reach great results in science.
STUDENT LIFE
Comfortable Accommodation
Students live in comfortable hostels with all necessary facilities. Students are welcome to use well-equipped kitchens located on each floor, study rooms and Wi-Fi network. The University and its student hostels have a friendly atmosphere where it is nice to study and live.
Student Activities
The time spent in the University is one of the most memorable periods of life. Nizhny Novgorod State University is interested in developing students’ skills not only in studies, but in other activities as well and it creates all necessary infrastructures for that. In Arts Students’ Center you will find vocal, dance and stage performance teams and music bands.
The University has a busy event calendar with many activities including contests and festivals. There is a great number of events such as large students’ performances, public ice skating, joint show of professors and students etc.
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Various national holidays are organized for numerous international students of Nizhny Novgorod State University. Thanks to such events, the cultural exchange deepens as everyone can share the traditions of different countries.
For those who love sports there are many sports teams to join: football, volleyball, basketball, athletics, badminton, skiing, swimming, bullet shooting, sky jumping, carting, chess, rhythmic gymnastics, fitness etc. Students are welcome to use University gyms and big stadium.
Besides, students can go to the summer camp located alongside to participate in quests, contests, workshops etc.
100% of Support and Security
Nizhny Novgorod State University takes a very responsible approach to successful integration of international students offering them support and assistance throughout the whole period of studies at the University. University staff and students are always ready to help international students in any issue.
THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU GET:
Prestigious Internationally Recognized Degree
After successful completion of the University graduates receive a state diploma certifying a higher education indicating degree/qualification and specialty. Upon request graduates can also receive a Diploma Supplement, which makes it possible to obtain equivalence in foreign countries for further studies or employment.
Affordable Education
You will get an excellent higher education in Russia, where its quality and the cost of educational services are reasonably combined.
Quality of Education
You will receive an internationally recognized high quality education in any of 22 fields of studies offered by the University.
Immersion into Profession
You will receive practical skills along with mastering theoretical material. Each educational program is aimed at ensuring that students can successfully apply their knowledge in the future professional activities.
Personal Comfort
You can be sure that at every stage of your way you will be given proper support and assistance in solving educational and everyday issues.
Personal Development
You will be involved in academic, scientific, creative and sports activities that will discover your talents to the fullest. The University offers you great opportunities.
Learning New Culture
The beauty and magnitude of Nizhny Novgorod, discovery of Russian cuisine, customs and traditions; acquaintance with people from different cities and countries, new hobbies - all this will make your student life fascinating and unforgettable.
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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Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
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3
Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University (NPI)
4
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5
Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University (NPI)
4
North-Caucasus Federal University
5
Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University
Recommended universities
1
Tambov State University named after G.R. Derzhavin
2
Novgorod State University
3
Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University (NPI)
4
North-Caucasus Federal University
5
Peter The Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University