Saratov State University

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Saratov State University
Саратовский государственный университет имени Н.Г. Чернышевского
Established June, 1909
Type Public
Rector Chumachenko Alexey Nikolaevich
Admin. staff 1704 (2010)
Students 26,342 (2010)
Postgraduates 590 (2010)
Location Saratov, Russia
Website www.sgu.ru

Saratov Chernyshevsky State University (Russian: Саратовский государственный университет имени Н. Г. Чернышевского, СГУ, transcribed as SGU) is a major higher education and research institution in Russia. Named to Nikolay Chernyshevsky, the university was founded in 1909 as Imperial Saratov University. It is located in the Volga River region in the city of Saratov. SGU has 28 departments, more than 90 programmes of study are offered and the current enrolment is around 28 thousand students.

In April 2006 the programming team from Saratov State University won the world finals of the 2006 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest held in San Antonio, Texas. [1]

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Coordinates: 51°32′19.5″N 46°00′28.7″E / 51.538750°N 46.007972°E / 51.538750; 46.007972