Saratov State University

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Saratov State University
Саратовский государственный университет имени Н. Г. Чернышевского
Type Public
Established June, 1909
Rector Chumachenko Alexey Nikolaevich
Administrative staff
1704 (2010)
Students 26,342 (2010)
Postgraduates 590 (2010)
Location Saratov, Russia
Website www.sgu.ru

Saratov Chernyshevsky State University (Russian: Саратовский государственный университет имени Н. Г. Чернышевского, СГУ, transcribed as SGU) is a major higher education and research institution in Russia. Named for Nikolay Chernyshevsky, the university was founded in 1909 under the name Imperial Saratov University. It is located on the Volga River in the city of Saratov. SGU has 28 departments, more than 90 programmes of study are offered and the current enrollment is around 28,000 students.

In April 2006 the programming team from Saratov State University won the world finals of the 2006 ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest held in San Antonio, Texas. [1]

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Coordinates: 51°32′19.5″N 46°00′28.7″E / 51.538750°N 46.007972°E / 51.538750; 46.007972