About NSU

Novosibirsk State University. The real science.

  • If you want to become a highly qualified specialist with strong academic background,
  • If you dream of quickly putting into practice your knowledge, to undertake research in laboratories and big companies,
  • If your goal is to get a prestigious and highly-paid job,
                                                  then enroll at NSU!  


NSU in figures

  • 6000 students
  • 13 faculties
  • 2000 university teachers
  • 880 associate professors
  • 570 full professors with doctorate degrees
  • 60 members of the Russian Academy of Sciences

NSU – an open university

  • 826 international students from 37 countries
  • 43 international university teachers from 12 countries
  • 15 English-taught programs
  • 28 opportunities of scientific internships for international students
    • 29 international joint programs
      • CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Joint University offers 8 joint Master’s programs leading to a double-degree in economics and management
        CIS Joint University is a consortium of 19 leading universities from 8 countries: Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan and Ukraine
      • The Shanghai Cooperation Organization University (SCO University) – offers 4 joint Master’s programs leading to a double degree in IT
        NSU is the leading educational organization of the SCO University
      • The Chinese-Russian Institute – offers 6 bachelor and 2 Master’s programs leading to a double degree.
        The CRI is a unique educational project of NSU and Heilongjiang University (Harbin, China) dedicated to the joint training of bachelor, Master and PhD students in chemistry, biology, physics, mathematics, economics and law
      • Gumilyov Eurasian National University (Astana, Kazakhstan) – offers a joint Master’s program leading to a double degree in archeology
      • France3 joint Master’s programs with Ecole Polytechnique Paris Tech and the Optical Institute Paris Tech, with the Paris-Ouest university of Nanterre la Defense and with the Paris-1 University Pantheon Sorbonne; 5 joint Master’s programs “double degree” with French Grandes Ecoles (Telecom Paris Tech, ENTSA Paris Tech, Ponts et Chaussées ParisTech, School of Industrial Physics and chemistry Paris Tech)
    • 132 partner universities in 29 countries
      • Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Brazil, Great Britain, Germany, Spain, Italy, Kazakhstan, Canada, Kyrgyzstan, China, Mongolia, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Slovenia, USA, Tajikistan, Taiwan, Turkey Ukraine, France, Switzerland, Japan

NSU – Novosibirsk national research state university

The main areas of research

  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Medicine
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • IT

NSU is located in the heart of Akademgorodok, world-famous research center

Students, from early courses, are engaged in scientific research

  • In 70 research laboratories, equipped with the latest technologies
  • In 48 research institutes of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of sciences.

NSU: where real science happens

80% of NSU teachers are scientists from the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Education is carried out in tight relation with scientific achievements of world level.

Students get first-hand knowledge as they learn about breakthroughs and discoveries far beyond what appears in textbooks.

Students from advanced courses, alumni and teachers of the Faculty of Physics take active part in the research and experiments of the Large Hadron Collider project

NSU – inclusive education

Any impaired student is an equal and full-fledged participant of the educational process

Accessible infrastructure

  • Ramps are installed at the entrances and inside the buildings.
  • Student residences are located at close proximity from the university buildings.

Supportive microclimate

  • Program “Getting around and mobility”
  • Academic support
  • Service of personal assistants
  • Regular health check-ups
  • Financial support
  • Physical training and sport with focus on special needs
  • Planning recreational activities and free time

Modern technologies

The latest computer equipment and special programs allow all students to access world information and educational resources being also aimed at students with any health deficiencies.

For further information see this page.

NSU: boost your career

NSU alumni form part of the world scientific and business elite

  • NSU alumni work as professors at The university of Chicago, in Berkley, Harvard, Cornell and Stanford
  • NSU alumni work at top-level positions in big international companies such as Microsoft, Parallels, Ernst&Young, Schlumberger, P&G, Gazprom, Baker Hughes, HP, Unilever, Shell, Intel

NSU in rankings

  • NSU is one of the two Russian universities included in the Times Higher education ranking. Over one year and a half NSU rose from the 400+ top universities group up to the 301–350 group
  • NSU gained 11 places over a year in the international rating of universities QS World University Rankings in 2015 (#317)
  • According to QS World University Rankings NSU was the best Russian University in 2014 for scientific research
  • # 43 among the hundred best universities in the world according to the Worldwide Professional University Rankings for 2014-2015
  • # 19 in the ranking of QS University Rankings: BRICS
  • # 86 in physics according to the rating of Times Higher Education (THE) for 2014-2015
  • # 51–100th in physics and astronomy and mathematics according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) world ranking of universities
  • 5-100: NSU is one of the 21 Russian universities participating in the TOP-100 program. It shows the potential of our university at the world-level and the credibility given to NSU at the national level
  • #1 according to the Vladimir Potanin Foundation rating in 2014

NSU in 5-100

NSU is one of 21 Russian universities that is getting the state grant in order to progress to top-100 world universities.
NSU participation in the 5-100 Program provides students with the following unique chances:

  • To study according to international educational standards.
  • To obtain travel-grants from the University in order to participate in international conferences and study-courses.
  • To learn from internationally recognized specialists.
  • To work in research projects of day-after-tomorrow science.
  • To receive higher scholarships.

For further information see Road Map that is the plan of the long-term development of NSU educational process, research basis and infrastructure.

NSU – it’s a unique atmosphere

Novosibirsk state university motto:
“We don’t make you smarter, we teach you to think”

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