Petrozavodsk State University is a flagship university of the Republic of Karelia and one of the leading universities in the North-West of Russia. • Established in 1940 • Trained more than 70 000 qualified specialists • Offers over 100 educational programs • Foreign language testing (TORFL, TOEFL, TOLES) • The only university in Russia that trains specialists in the area of Finno-Ugric languages and culture (Karelian, Vepsian and Finnish) • The leading international school of programmers' training • The world’s leading center for research in the field of development and creation of elemental base and equipment for non-silicon micro and nanoelectronics • Exchange programs with over 20 foreign universities • Participant and organizer of dozens of international, all-Russian and regional conferences and seminars every year • 450+ international students from 40+ countries • Center for official and notarized translations • 11 dormitories • A wide range of summer/winter schools and short-term programs. Institutes and faculties of PetrSU (all the programs are taught in Russian): • Institute of Mathematics and IT • Institute of Physics and Technology • Institute of Medicine • Institute of Biology, Ecology and Agricultural Technologies • Institute of Forestry, Mining and Construction Sciences • Institute of Physical Education, Sports and Tourism • Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology • Institute of Foreign Languages • Institute of Philology • Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences • Institute of Economics and Law • Karelian Regional Institute of Continuing Professional Education of PetrSU • Preparatory Faculty • Advanced Training Faculty. Research at PetrSU: • PetrSU is a significant research center in the engineering and technical fields of study as well as in humanities, natural sciences and medicine • Contractual arrangements with 100+ foreign universities and institutes • Collaboration with the scientific and research centers and international organizations from 30 countries of Central and Northern Europe, Asia and CIS • 300+ annual scientific, educational and contract-based projects financed by Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Russian Humanitarian Science Foundation, Russian Foundation for Basic Research as well as many other Russian and foreign funds, programs, organizations and enterprises • A University’s IT-park which contributes to the development of high technologies in the sphere of microelectronics, information and communication in Russia and the Northern countries. Fields of study: • Software engineering and information technologies • Microelectronics and plasma research • Mathematics • Physics • Medicine • Biology • History • Philology • Political and social sciences • Economics and law • Construction, forest , agricultural and industrial complexes issues. The convenient location of Petrozavodsk offers great opportunities for traveling around Russia and Europe. You can quickly get to Moscow and St. Petersburg by train, bus or plane. Karelia also shares almost 800 km long border with Finland, so Helsinki, Joensuu or Lappeenranta can be excellent travel destinations during holidays. Petrozavodsk, which is the capital of Karelia, is a town located on the shore of Lake Onega. Wonderful and picturesque nature in combination with rich cultural and business life of citizens will be a great addition to the versatile students’ activity. • Population: >270 000 people • Apartment rent cost: 10000 - 15000 RUB/month • University dormitory cost: 290 - 320 RUB/month • Average meal price: 200 RUB • Bus: 32 RUB/ride • Taxi: 100 - 150 RUB/ride • A cinema ticket: 300 - 350 RUB • A theater ticket: 500 - 1000 RUB • A train to Moscow: 1 500 - 3000 RUB • A plane to Moscow: from 1000 RUB • A train to St. Petersburg: 1 000 - 1500 RUB • A bus to Helsinki: 1 200 - 2000 RUB
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