Voronezh State University

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Voronezh State University
Воронежский государственный университет
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Motto «Semper in motu»
Established 1918
Type Liberal Arts
Academic staff 1300
Admin. staff 1700
Undergraduates over 22,000
Postgraduates almost 1000
Location Voronezh, Russia
Campus Multiple campuses
Website www.vsu.ru

Voronezh State University is one of the main universities in Central Russia.

The university was founded in 1918.

The university has 17 departments and an enrollment of 21,000 students from Russia, Europe, Africa, the Americas and Asia.


  • Applied Mathematics, Computer Sciences and Mechanics
  • Mathematics
  • Computer Sciences
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Pharmaceutics
  • Biology
  • Economics
  • Geography and Ecology
  • Geology
  • History
  • Institute of International Education
  • International Relations
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Philology
  • Philosophy and Psychology
  • Romance and Germanic Philology

Fundamental research[edit]

Among the University research units there are 5 research institutes, 10 research centres, 14 joint laboratories with Russian Academy of Sciences, Botanical Gardens and a nature reserve Galichya Gora. The University also has a technology transfer centre, aimed at providing researchers with support in launching their innovative technologies.

research centres[edit]

  • Wave Processes in Inhomogeneous and Non-Linear Media ( Director: Prof. Aleksandr S. Sidorkin http://www.rec.vsu.ru/eng/)
  • Innovative Technologies (Director: Prof. Boris A. Zon )
  • Spacecraft and Rocket Engineering (Co-Director: Prof. Sergey A. Zapryagayev )
  • Radio Engineering and Electronics (Co-Director: Prof. Ivan I. Borisov )
  • Scientific and technological cooperation with the EU ( Director: Prof. Igor N. Zornikov )
  • Shared use of research equipment ( Director: Dr. Mikhail V. Lesovoy )
  • Technology Transfer ( Director: Dr. Igor V. Aristov )
  • Geography, Land use and Geo-ecology( Co-Director: Prof. Vladimir I. Fedotov )
  • Geology ( Co-Director: Prof. Sergey A. Zapryagayev )
  • Human ecology ( Co-Director: Prof. Semyon A. Kurolap )
  • Biology ("Venevitino")
  • Chemical Physics ( Co-Director: Prof. Ivan I. Borisov )

research laboratories[edit]

  • Wave Processes (Co-Director: Prof. Boris A. Zon http://www.vsu.ru/english/depts/research/labs/waveproc.html )
  • X-ray Crystallography (Co-Director: Dr. Kseniya B. Aleynikova )
  • Electron Spectroscopy for Solid-State Physics (Academic Director: Prof. Evelina P.Domashevskaya Administrative Director: Dr. S.V. Ryabtsev http://www.vsu.ru/english/depts/research/labs/spectroscopy.html)
  • Mathematical Simulation of Complex Nonlinear Processes and Structures (Co-Director: Prof. V.V. Obukhovskiy http://www.vsu.ru/english/depts/research/labs/mathsim.html)
  • Theoretical Physics (Director: Kopitin I.V. )
  • Biodiversity and Ecosystems Monitoring
  • Conjugated Processes in Electrochemistry and Corrosion
  • Economics and Management
  • Ellipsometric Materials Research
  • Geodynamics and Seismic Monitoring Academic
  • Geology and Minerals
  • History of Archaeological Research and Records in Eurasia ( Co-Director: Prof. Anatoly D. Pryakhin)
  • Institute of Geology, Mineralogy and Geo-Chemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences, Voronezh Branch ( Director: Prof. Nikolay M. Chernyshov )
  • Ion Exchange and Chromatography
  • Photostimulated Processes in Crystals (Co-Director: Prof. Anatoly N. Latyshev )
  • Physics and Chemistry of Nanoscale Structured Systems ( Co-Director: Prof. Irina Ya. Mittova )
  • Systematics and Ecology of Insects ( Co-Director: Prof. Oleg P. Negrobov )

research institutes[edit]

  • Chemistry and Pharmacy
  • Geology
  • Mathematics (Director: Prof. Victor G. Zvyagin
  • Physics
  • Social Sciences


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External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°39′21″N 39°12′22″E / 51.65589°N 39.20609°E / 51.65589; 39.20609