Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy

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Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy
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Timiryazev Academy Main Building
Former names
Petrovskaya Agricultural Academy
Moscow Agricultural Institute
TypeState university
Established1865
RectorValeriya Chaika
Academic staff
700[1]
Undergraduates>10,000[1]
Postgraduates70 p.a.[1]
Location,
55°49′59″N 37°33′00″E / 55.833°N 37.550°E / 55.833; 37.550Coordinates: 55°49′59″N 37°33′00″E / 55.833°N 37.550°E / 55.833; 37.550
CampusUrban (originally suburban)
ColorsGreen
SportsBasketball, equestrianism, futsal
Websitetimacad.ru
Timiryazev Academy COA.jpg

Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy (full name in Russian: Российский государственный аграрный университет — МСХА имени К.А. Тимирязева) is one of the oldest agrarian educational institutions in Russia. It was founded on December 3, 1865. It is under the Supervisory of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture. It was named for Kliment Timiryazev, a Russian botanist and physiologist and major proponent of evolution by natural selection.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About the Academy". Timiryazev Academy. Retrieved 2009-10-12.

External links[edit]

  • [1] (in Russian)