Saratov State Agrarian University

About the University

Saratov State Agrarian University n. a. N.I. Vavilov - one of the oldest and largest agrarian universities in Russia. It was founded in 1913. Today the University is the leading educational institution for training highly qualified specialists for the agro-industrial complex of Russia and foreign countries.
The University is a member of the European Association of Agricultural 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 *
Veterinary - 1st year
5 years
$ 200
$ 160
Veterinary - 2nd - 5th years
5 years
$ 3000
$ 200
$ 160
$ 3360
Veterinary
5 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Programs and fees
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Veterinary
 
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 *
Agronomy - 1st year
4 years
$ 200
$ 160
Agronomy - 2nd - 4th years
4 years
$ 3000
$ 200
$ 160
$ 3360
Bachelor's Degree - all programs
4 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Programs and fees
a
Agroengineering
Agronomy
Aquatic Bioresources and Aquaculture
b
Biotechnology
c
Civil Engineering
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Environmental Engineering and Water Management
f
Fire Safety
Food Products from Plants
Foodstuff of Animal Origin
Forestry
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Ground Vehicles
h
Heat-power Engineering and Heat Technology
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Land Use Planning and Cadastre
Landscape architecture
o
Overland Transport and Technological Complexes
p
Production Technology and Organization of Catering
t
Technosphere Safety
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Zootechnics
 
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
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Master's Degree
2 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Specialist's Qualification
5 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Ph.D.
3 years
$ 2500
$ 200
$ 160
$ 2860
Programs and fees
e
Economics
m
Management
m
Merchandising
Read more about the University
SARATOV STATE
AGRARIAN UNIVERSITY
Upon graduation from the University graduates receive a state-recognized diploma of higher education specifying the degree/qualification and specialty. Graduates can optionally obtain an additional document – Diploma Supplement, which enables to receive the equivalence of diploma in any country of the world to continue education in Russia or another country as well as to find employment.

The system of promoting the employment of graduates operates successfully at the University allowing to form individual career directions of future specialists.
1913
year of foundation
6
faculties
61
educational programs
650
professors
11 000
students
470
International students from 42 countries
2011-2017
Grant for the innovative infrastructure development of universities from the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia
2011
Laureate Award "Graduates training quality system" from the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia
2017
The first place among agrarian universities of Russia
2017
The University was included in the Consortium of Universities of the priority project "Development of the export potential of the Russian education system". The consortium is represented by 39 leading Russian universities (out of 1300)
2017
Researches of the University scientists received 12 gold, 4 silver and 7 bronze medals at the Russian agro-industrial exhibition "Golden Autumn - 2017".
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The University bears the name of Nikolai Ivanovich Vavilov, the famous Russian scientist-geneticist, who made a significant contribution to the world science and worked at the University.

Professors of the University
95% of the scientific and pedagogical staff of the University has academic degrees and titles. The University managed to achieve such high results thanks to its own scientific schools which are recognized and highly appreciated by the expert community in Russia and abroad.
University professors annually undergo advanced training at leading scientific and educational centers in Russia and abroad thanks to active international cooperation development.
International cooperation
Saratov State Agrarian University maintains partnership agreements with many international agricultural universities and faculties in countries such as Germany, Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, Finland, Greece, Spain and Morocco.
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SSAU is a member of educational programs "Erasmus +", "TEMPUS", "INTAS" and others. This allows the University students to undergo an internship abroad and participate in international scientific forums and conferences. Over the past three years, over 200 students have been trained abroad.
The University implements the international Master's Degree course "Agrarian Management" together with University of Applied Sciences Weihenstephan - Trisdorf (Germany). This course is included in the top ten best international Master's Degree courses in Germany. In 2016 this program was internationally accredited by the European accreditation agency ACQUIN.
In 2017 the University prepared 5 educational programs in English: Veterinary, Agronomy, Agroengineering, Biotechnology and Management.
STUDY AND PRACTICE
Education
The education at the University is organized using modern technical means of studying and productive educational technologies including the introduction of active teaching methods. They include: business games, trainings, master classes, etc. The University applies progressive module-rating technology of studying with a cumulative system of students' knowledge assessment aimed at analyzing the quality of the learned material.
Printed and electronic resources of the Scientific Library of Saratov State Agrarian University are available for all students. The library is one of the largest agricultural libraries in the region and has more than 1 800 000 units of storage.
Additional educational opportunities
Several innovative educational complexes are open and successfully function at the University. They give students an opportunity to communicate effectively, to learn the specifics of professional activity from the best specialists of the industry.
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Open for students:
  • Educational scientific production complex "Agrocenter" (on its base students and postgraduates of the following faculties undergo internship: agronomy, engineering and environmental engineering, veterinary medicine, food and biotechnology)
  • Educational research production association "Povolzhye" (practical training of students and postgraduates of the agronomy, engineering and environmental engineering faculties takes place on its basis)
  • Educational scientific technological center "Veterinary Hospital"
  • Engineering center
The University promotes the researches and scientific activities of students. Leading scientists of the university supervise them, help them participate in Russian and international conferences, publish scientific articles and apply for grants for conducting their own unique researches.
Practice
One of the University priorities is to train specialists who will be in demand on the labor market after their graduation. High demand of the University graduates in the Russian and international labor markets testifies to the high quality of education in Russia.
“Veterinary” specialty is one of the most popular and desired among applicants. Great educational base, technical equipment of the faculty are one of the best in Russia. Modern classes, specialized veterinary clinic and skilled practicing professors give graduates the opportunity to receive affordable education, become professional veterinarians and always be in demand on the labor market.
The University possesses one of the best laboratory facilities among Russian agrarian universities where students work on their practical skills.
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19 advanced farms are a testing ground for scientific experiments which provide students with the fundamental agricultural practice.
The University actively involves the directors and leading specialists of the best agro-industrial complexes of Russia in the educational process to help form the professional competencies of the students.
The University concluded contracts for internships and practice with more than 2000 companies / enterprises, including international ones which proves high quality of education in Russia.
STUDENT LIFE
Comfortable living conditions
SSAU has 9 students’ hostels. International students are accommodated in comfortable and modern hostels within walking distance from the academic buildings. The hostels are equipped with all necessary facilities. Wi-Fi network is also available.
Extracurricular activities
The University cares about the possibility for students to have options for self-realization during their free time. 88 scientific societies have been opened and are working now for young researchers. There are more than 15 studios at the University for students who would like to prove themselves in art, dancing or drama.
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A lot of attention is also given to sports. 27 sports sections are opened for the students at the University’s sports complex which includes a swimming pool, 20 sports gyms, 8 open areas and sports-recreation camp on the banks of the Volga River.
World and European champions, participants and prize-winners of the Olympic Games are among the students and graduates of the University.
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The University has an International Student Club that unites Russian and International students. The Club significantly contributes to the adaptation of international students in Russia, bringing them together with fellow students from different countries.
The University annually holds over 100 sports, entertainment and scientific events helping to find and encourage talented young people.
100% support and security
Saratov State Agrarian University takes with all responsibility successful adaptation of international students, provides them with support and accompanies from the first days. Friendly classmates and staff of the University are always ready to help international students and guests.
AND THE MOST IMPORTANT YOU GET
Prestigious and internationally recognized degree
You will receive a Russian State diploma certifying your degree and qualification. You may also get an additional document – “Diploma Supplement”, which allows you to obtain the equivalence of the diploma in any country of the world to pursue further education or work abroad.
Affordable Education
You will acquire professional education in Russia at affordable price with the best correspondence of price and quality. Your studies are partially subsidized by the Russian government which reduces tuition fees and makes education affordable for citizens from different countries taking into account family income and opportunities.
High quality of Education in Russia
You will receive high quality education in the agrarian sphere that interests you most. The University has 6 educational programs.
Immersion into profession
You will receive applied skills along with theoretical knowledge. Every educational program is aimed at ensuring that students can successfully apply knowledge in their future professional activity.
Personal comfort
You will be sure that at every stage of your studies you will be given proper support and assistance in resolving educational and everyday issues.
Personal growth
You will be involved in academic, scientific, creative and sports activities that will open your talents to the fullest. The University offers you great opportunities.
Learning about new culture
The beauty of the ancient Russian city where the University is located; fascinating excursions to historical places of Russia; meeting people from different cities and countries, new pastimes and hobbies - all this will make your student life fascinating and interesting.
HISTORY AND NATURE OF THE REGION
Saratov is one of the oldest Russian cities with its 430 year history. This city became a place of birth for famous Russian artists, writers, and politicians; it has a really rich cultural history. Nowadays there are several museums, theatres, galleries and circus working in the city. From the architectural point of view, Saratov looks like a combination of ancient buildings and modern constructions and bridges. More than 10 universities are located in Saratov that makes it possible to consider the city as one of centers of education in Russia.
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Being located in the south of Russia, Saratov region is only one region in Russia covering three geographical areas – steppe, forest steppe and semi-desert. Such a mixture creates a unique landscape and ecological system. Summer in Saratov is warm and sunny, while winter is moderately cold and fine and spring comes quite early. This climate would be quite suitable for those who are looking for comfortable place for studies abroad.
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Thanks to such location, the city becomes especially picturesque and locals and tourists have a great opportunity to enjoy beautiful views and to take city river boat.

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