Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation

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Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI)
Санкт-Петербургский государственный автономный университет аэрокосмического приборостроения (ГУАП)
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Established 1941
Type Public
Rector Anatoly Ovodenko
Location Saint Petersburg & Ivangorod, Russia Russia
Campus urban
Website guap.ru (in Russian)
suai.ru (in English)
guap.info/en/ (in English)

The Saint Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (Russian: Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет аэрокосмического приборостроения) is a university with 13 faculties in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Faculties are devoted to innovation management, aerospace engineering, electronic engineering, energy development, computer science, telecommunication, humanities, military science, economics, jurisprudence and special faculties for distance education and recently acquired colleges.[1]

University has several buildings and campuses, two of them located near to Chesme Church. Main building is located on shore of Moyka River, on the opposite shore of river stands the building of Moika Palace. One campus of SUAI is situated in Ivangorod, near to border with Estonia.

There are students from many countries through international educational programs.[2][3] Total quantity of students is more than 10 thousand.[4][5]

Faculties[edit]

Name [6] Established Quantity of departmens
Institute of innovation and basic training of masters 2008 6
Institute of aerospace equipment and systems 1941 5
Institute of radio engineering, electronics and telecommunication 1941 5
Institute of innovative technologies in electromechanics and energy development 1962 2
Institute of computer systems and computer programming 1962 4
Institute of information systems and information security 2005 4
Faculty of humanities 1991 4
Institute of military education 2001 2
Faculty of economics 1986 7
Faculty of jurisprudence 1994 6
Institute for open and distance learning 1951 2
Faculty of additional professional education 1969 2
Faculty of vocational education (two united colleges) 1930/2009 5

History[edit]

In 1941 the institute was founded as the "Leningrad Institute of Aviation" (Russian: Ленинградский авиационный институт).

In 1945 the institute was reorganized as the "Leningrad Institute of Aviation Instrumentation" (Russian: Ленинградский институт авиационного приборостроения (ЛИАП)).

In 1992 the Leningrad Institute of Aerospace Instrumentation passed the state accreditation and has received a new status - Saint-Petersburg State Academy of Aerospace Instrumentation (Russian: Санкт-Петербургская государственная академия аэрокосмического приборостроения (ГААП)).

In 1998 the Saint-Petersburg State Academy of Aerospace Instrumentation passed the state accreditation and has received a new status - Saint-Petersburg State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (abbreviation SUAI) (Russian: Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет аэрокосмического приборостроения (ГУАП)).[7][8]

In 2009 SUAI acquired two colleges, whose main specializations were computer science, automatics and electronics. Both of them were established in 1930.

International Partners[edit]

Worldwide

In Argentine

In Belgium

In Bulgaria

In Canada

In China

In Europe

In Finland and Russia

In France

In Hungary

In Germany

In Israel

In Italy

In Korea

In The Netherlands

In Poland

In Russia

In Spain

In Sweden

In Taiwan

In USA

and others,.[5][15]

Famous students and alumni[edit]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 59°55′46″N 30°17′46″E / 59.92944°N 30.29611°E / 59.92944; 30.29611