Tambov State University

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The main building of Tambov State University

Tambov State University (Russian: Тамбовский государственный университет имени Г. Р. Державина) is a state university in Tambov, Russia. It is the second largest university in the Central Chernozyom Region of Russia, and has over 10,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students and more than 650 academic staff.[1]

Sometimes referred to as G. R. Derzhavin State University, the university's full name is Tambov State University named after G. R. Derzhavin. It is named in honor of the Russian poet and statesman, Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin, and was formed in 1994 when the Tambov State Pedagogical Institute and Tambov State Institute of Culture were merged into a single institution.[2]

The university has 63 departments and 30 research centers and laboratories, including "Nanomir", a major center for nanotechnology research.[1][3]

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  1. ^ a b Business Wire. (26 January 2009). "Russian University Increases E-Learning with Xirrus". Retrieved 2 June 2013.
  2. ^ Russian Education and Society (June 2000), Volume 42, Issues 5-8, p. 27.
  3. ^ Volkova, Marina (19 May 2011). "Nanocentre goes into business in Tambov". Voice of Russia. Retrieved 2 June 2013.

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Coordinates: 52°43′15″N 41°26′46″E / 52.72083°N 41.44611°E / 52.72083; 41.44611