Chelyabinsk State University

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Chelyabinsk State University (CSU)
Челябинский Государственный Университет (ЧелГУ)
Motto Primum mobile in saecula saeculorum
Type Public
Established 1976
Location Chelyabinsk, Russia
Campus Urban
Website http://www.csu.ru/en

Chelyabinsk State University is a university in Chelyabinsk, Russia. It was established in 1976 and is considered one of the leading academic institutions in the South Urals.

History[edit]

The first university of South Urals[edit]

Chelyabinsk State University was established in 1976 and had become the first university of the South Urals. At the moment, more than 27 000 students are enrolled on 12 faculties and 6 teaching and research institutes. There are 3 branches in CSU structure (Miass, Troitsk and Kostanay (Kazakhstan)) and 13 offices (Verkhniy Ufaley, Shadrinsk, Kopeysk, Orsk, Nyazepetrovsk, Trekhgorny, Yuzhnouralsk, Satka, Zlatoust, Kyshtym, Yuryuzan, Ust-Katav and Argayash).

Member of TEMPUS program since 1994. In 2012, CSU took 6th place in the ranking of universities compiled by the Charity Foundation of Vladimir Potanin.

Arkaim[edit]

In 1987 one of CSU expedition troops had discovered a fortified settlement Arkaim. In 1997 a scientific center of nature and human study based on archeological laboratory was founded by order of the Rector. members of "Arkaim" Center conduct annual joint archaeological and ethnographic expeditions and field research. In the Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography there is also a unique exhibition, subsequent to the results of CSU's expeditions[1]

Today the "Country of Towns" is recognized an object of cultural heritage of Russia.[citation needed]

Administration[edit]

In accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation and Chelyabinsk State University Charter, the University management is carried out by the Rector, who is elected in a secret vote at the Conference for a five-year term. Since 24.04.2014, the CSU Acting Rector is Yuri Milovidov, Candidate of Historical Sciences.

Rector of the University determines its structure, staff list, controls the issues concerning educational, scientific, economical and financial university activities, heads the Academic Council.

The faculty deans are elected by the university Academic Council in a secret vote for the term of five years. Heads of the university departments are also to be elected by the Academic Council. As for directors of the institutes and regional offices, their election is appointed by the Rector's order.

The overall university management is carried out by the elected representative body, namely the Senate of the Academic Council of the University, consisting of the Rector (the chairman), Pro-Rectors and Deans of the faculties. Other members of the Academic Council are elected by secret ballot at the Conference.

In order to settle the most important questions concerning the vital university activities, the University Conference is summoned by the Rector and the Academic Council, composed of the university academic staff along with other occupational groups and students.[2]

Status Name
First Pro-Rector Candidate of Physico-mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor Nikolai Mamaev
Pro-Rector for scientific work Doctor of Engineering Sciences Andrey Melnikov
Pro-Rector for General Affairs Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences Liubov Konvisareva

Academics[edit]

Post-graduate studies[edit]

Foreign citizens are accepted into the post-graduate and doctoral studies on the basis of international agreements and intergovernmental agreements of the Russian Federation, as well the contracts of Chelyabinsk State University, which consider tuition by either legal bodies or individuals.

To enter a post-graduate studies programmes an applicant has to have a higher education degree (Specialist or master's degree). The program lasts 3 or 4 years.

Foreign citizens without knowledge of the Russian language are enrolled in preparatory one-year course.[3]

Doctoral studies programmes[edit]

Foreign citizens are accepted into the post-graduate and doctoral studies on the basis of international agreements and intergovernmental agreements of the Russian Federation, as well the contracts of Chelyabinsk State University, which consider tuition by either legal bodies or individuals.

To enter a doctoral studies programme an applicant is obliged to have a post-graduate degree, which is equal to the Russian "Candidate of Science" degree. The program lasts 3 years.

Foreign citizens without knowledge of the Russian language are enrolled in preparatory one-year course.[4]

Faculties and Institutes[edit]

The following are the Faculties and Institutes of the University:[5]

  • Faculty of Biology[6]
  • Faculty of Chemistry[7]
  • Faculty of Ecology[8]
  • Faculty of Economics[9]
  • Faculty of Eurasia and East[10]
  • Faculty of Extra Mural and Distant Education[11]
  • Faculty of Linguistics and Translation[12]
  • Faculty of Mathematics[13]
  • Faculty of Physics[14]
  • Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy[15]
  • Institute of Economics of Industry, Business and Administration[16]
  • Institute of Humanitarian Education[17]
  • Institute of Information Technologies[18][19]
  • Institute of Law[20]
  • Institute of Professional Development and Retraining[21]
  • Laboratory of Quantum Topology[22]
  • Management Faculty[23]
  • Russian language Courses[24]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "Chelyabinsk State University". csu.ru. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  2. ^ "University Administration". csu.ru. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Information on the post-graduate studies programmes". csu.ru. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Information on the doctoral studies programmes". csu.ru. Retrieved June 28, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Faculties and Institutes". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  6. ^ "Faculty of Biology". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Faculty of Chemistry". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Faculty of Ecology". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Faculty of Economics". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Faculty of Eurasia and East". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Faculty of Extra Mural and Distant Education". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  12. ^ "Faculty of Linguistics and Translation". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Faculty of Mathematics". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Faculty of Physics". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  15. ^ "Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  16. ^ "Institute of Economics of Industry, Business and Administration". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Institute of Humanitarian Education". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  18. ^ "Institute of Information Technologies". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  19. ^ "Institute of Information Technologies' website". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  20. ^ "Institute of Law". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  21. ^ "Institute of Professional Development and Retraining". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  22. ^ "Laboratory of Quantum Topology". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  23. ^ "Management Faculty". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 
  24. ^ "Russian language Courses". csu.ru. Retrieved April 9, 2015. 

Coordinates: 55°10′36″N 61°19′07″E / 55.1767°N 61.3186°E / 55.1767; 61.3186