Altai State University

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Coordinates: 53°21′00″N 83°46′59″E / 53.350°N 83.783°E / 53.350; 83.783Altai State University (the city of Barnaul, the south of Western Siberia, Russia) is a federal state budget educational establishment of higher professional education.

Altai State University, founded in 1973, is a university in Barnaul, Russia.

Today the University is:

- one of the biggest educational and scientific centers of Siberia, a participant of the QS University Rankings: BRICS and a participant of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization University (;

- one of the most inviting universities in Siberia for international and out-of-town students (the opportunity of the free education for international students; 191 agreements with foreign universities; the percentage of the international students is 8% and this amount annually grows by 50%).

University research priorities are early diagnosis of cancer, production of medicines, bioengineering, agricultural biotechnology, space monitoring and computer engineering, archeology and biodiversity. ASU is the basic ground of: the Russian-American Anti-Cancer Center, which was created in collaboration with the Arizona State University, 16 innovative Laboratories under the supervision of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the 5th meeting of Ministers of Education of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization countries in 2014, and the meetings of the Association of Asian Universities, which includes 28 Asian universities ([1]

Altai State University
Алтайский государственный университет
Type Public
Established 1973
Rector Prof. Sergey Valentinovitch Zemlyukov
Undergraduates 18,500
Postgraduates 350
Location Barnaul, Russia
Campus urban

Altai State University has the following departments: Arts, Biology, Chemistry, Geography, History, Law, Mathematics and IT, Mass Communication, Philology and Political Science, Physics and Technology, Education and Psychology, Sociology and International Institute of Economics, Management and Informational Systems.

The university has affiliates in Biysk, Belokurikha, Kamen-na-Obi, Rubtsovsk, Slavgorod, and Mikhailovskoe, all in Altai Krai.[2]

The university rankings are:

SCImago Institutions Rankings 2017 - 692[3]

RUR (Round University Ranking) 2017 - 632[4]

Greenmetric Rankings 2016 - 286[5]

QS BRICS Rankings 2016 - 131-140[6]

QS EECA Rankings 2016 - 121-130[6]

Academic Ranking of World Universities-European Standard ARES-2017 (Russian Federation) - 44[7]

Webometrics Rankings 2017 (Russian Federation) - 36[8]

uniRank Rankings 2017 (Russian Federation) - 34[9]


  1. ^ "Altai State University". Top Universities. 2012-12-13. Retrieved 2017-08-22. 
  2. ^ Altai State University official site
  3. ^ "Scimago Institutions Rankings". Retrieved 2017-08-22. 
  4. ^ User, Super. "Altai State University". Retrieved 2017-08-22. 
  5. ^ "Overall Rankings 2016 | UI GreenMetric". Retrieved 2017-08-22. 
  6. ^ a b "Altai State University". Top Universities. 2015-07-16. Retrieved 2017-08-22. 
  7. ^ "ARES 2017 Russian Federation". Retrieved 2017-08-22. 
  8. ^ "Russian Federation | Ranking Web of Universities". Retrieved 2017-08-22. 
  9. ^ "Top Universities in Russia | 2017 Russian University Ranking". Retrieved 2017-08-22. 

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