Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology

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Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology
Ivanovo ISUCT.jpg
Established 1918
Location Ivanovo Oblast, Russia
Website http://www.isuct.ru/eng/

Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology (Russian: Ива́новский госуда́рственный хи́мико-технологи́ческий университе́т) or ISUCT (ИГХТУ) is a research facility and a university located in Ivanovo, the administrative center of Ivanovo Oblast, Russia.

It was founded in 1918 as Chemical Faculty of Ivanovo-Vosnesensk Polytechnic Institute. In 1930, Ivanovo-Vosnessensk Polytechnic Institute was split into four independent schools: Ivanovo Textile Institute, Ivanovo Power Institute, Civil Engineering Institute, and Ivanovo Institute of Chemistry and Technology (ICTI). The latter gained a new status in 1992 and was renamed to Ivanovo State Academy of Chemistry and Technology, and in 1998 it was renamed again, becoming Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology. ISUCT trained more than 35,000 engineers, about 1,000 Candidates of Science, and over 90 Doctors of Science during years of its existence.

Currently the Ivanovo State University of Chemistry and Technology takes the 11th place in the rating of National Universities and Institutes.

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Coordinates: 56°59′54″N 40°58′54″E / 56.99833°N 40.98167°E / 56.99833; 40.98167