Perm State University was founded on 1st October, 1916. Perm State University has been acting as a State Higher Educational Institution according to the legislation of Russia since 1917. Today, nearly one hundred years later, the University has the status of a National Research University and is one of the leading universities in Russia. 
Students: 12 faculties, 83 departments, which train about 11 000 students, among them 10 120 undergraduates, 702 post-graduates, 270 doctoral students.
Academic staff: 650 Candidates of Science, 224 Doctors of Science (DPhil), 2 Corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 3 Academician of RAS.
At present at PSU there are 48 programmes for training UG, 26 programmes for training Master students (PG). Every year PSU opens new and called-for programmes.

8 programmes are considered to be included in the top five in the country – Philosophy, Nanotechnology and Microsystems` Engineering, Information Security, Geography, Geology, History, and Social Work.

The students study in 11 university buildings (150 classrooms, 45 laboratories, 28 computer labs). Students live in 7 student hostels either on the PSU campus or within a 15-minute walk. 

Throughout the University campus a modern security system operates, and there are points with free wireless Internet access.

There are canteens, coffee shops, 4 sports halls, a health center, and a Botanical Garden.

The culture palace “Academia” contains one of the best student concert halls in Russia.

The University library is one of the largest in Perm region – 1.5 million units of educational, scientific, artistic and literary periodicals and books. 

According to the documents enclosed Perm State National Research University can deliver higher education both internally and externally.

– Certificate of State Accreditation

– Educational License

 1. Perm State University – a centre of culture and education.

 If you want to learn Russian, become familiar with Russian culture and make important business links, you should come to Perm State University.

 PSU is the first university in the Ural region. Higher education started here, and the university strives to protect true Russian culture. Professors teach Russian to students from all over the world. Hospitable and friendly atmosphere will help you to learn Russian quickly and to make useful contacts.

 2. Perm State University – a healthy place to be.

 Students of our university take care of their health and keep themselves in shape. This is catered in a number of ways.

 We have our very own sports ground nearby, where track running and football are among the most popular sports in summer, and cross-skiing in winter. Perm State University takes part in sport on an international level. It is the part of the worldwide sporting movement and is a partner of the Universiade-2013.

 Every student is free to choose any sport that he or she wants. In the university there is a sports hall where students can play basketball, volleyball, badminton and partake in aerobics, athletics and martial arts. There is a health centre where students can recuperate between periods of study.

 3. Perm State University is not only a place of study, but also an artistic hub for professionals and amateurs from Russia and abroad.

 Here you can see plays from many different cultures, emerge yourself in street-art festivals and enjoy academic choral performances. The artistic groups of the university are winners of prestigious Russianwide competitions. 

 The culture palace “Academia” contains one of the best student concert halls in Russia. The performances are not only for your viewing, but also for your participation. Every student can become a performer or even a director. Dancing and singing classes are available for everyone. There are also theatre studios where you can get involved in play production.


University educational process involves 12 faculties; every faculty has several programmes for Bachelors and Masters. The students are to study at a particular faculty and under specific programme. Every faculty has a number of departments, executing education on the basis of thematically related cycles of disciplines, which ensure the research activity of the students and the preparation of the graduate qualification works. University has totally 80 departments, including 2 common: of pedagogy and physical training. Departments are also responsible for the postgraduate studies and research work of the staff. 

Department of Inorganic Chemistry
Department of Physical Chemistry
Department of Organic Chemistry
Department of Analytical Chemistry
Department of Natural and Bioactive Compounds
1. Department of Information Systems and Mathematical Methods in Economics
2. Department of Marketing
3. Department of Management
4. Department of World and Regional Economics, Economic Theory
5. Department of Entrepreneurship and Economic Security
6. Department of Accounting, Audit and Economic Analysis
7. Department of Finance, Credit and Exchange Business
Department of Biogeocenology and Nature Protection
Department of Hydrology and Water Resources Conservation
Department of Meteorology and Atmosphere Protection
Department of Social and Economic Geography
Department of Physical Geography and Landscape Ecology
Department of Tourism
Department of Cartography and Geoinformatics
History and Politology
Department of History and Archeology
Department of Interdisciplinary History
Department of Public Administration
Political Science Department
Department of Constitutional and Financial Law
Department of Criminal Law and Prosecutorial
Department of Theory and History of State and Law
Department of Civil Law and Procedure
Department of Labour Law and Social Security
Department of Criminal Procedure and Criminalistics
Department of International and European Law
Department of Social Work
Department of Business Law
Mechanics and Mathematics
Department of English Professional Communication
Department of English Philology
Department of World Literature and Culture
Department of Linguodidactics
Department of German Philology
Department of Roman Philology
Department of English Language and Intercultural Communication
Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
Philosophy and Sociology


Students reside on PSU campus or in a 15-minuts walk way. They have the opportunity to share a residence hall room with someone from their own town or from another country. 
University has 7 student hostels. In the dorms they have kitchens, laundry rooms, rooms for study for training sessions, recreation rooms, gym. All the rooms are provided with the access to the Internet (including Wi-Fi).
PSU does its best to create comfortable conditions of life for the international students. 
As a rule, they, live in residential unit comprising 4 rooms, a shower and a toilet. Small kitchen is located on each floor. 2 or 3 students can reside in a room. 
Student life at the Perm State University and also the City of Perm itself is friendly has multiple interesting possibilities, and can be quite enjoyable.  


Perm is a city in the east of the European part of Russia located near the Ural mountains, the capital of Perm krai. It is a port on the Kama River, a large industrial, scientific, cultural, and logistic center of the Urals.

Perm museums
Perm Art Gallery has a world-famous exhibitition of Perm wooden sculpture, one of the richest in Russia collection of masterpieces of Russian icon painting, paintings (Repin, Levitan, Savrasov, Serov) (Komsomolskiy Avenue, 4);
Perm Regional Museum (Monastyrskaya Street, 11);
Perm Museum of Artillery (the museum of “Motovilikha plants”) has one of the most complete collection of artillery weapons in Russia (1905 goda Street, 20);
The House-Museum of the Inventor of Electric Welding N.G. Slavyanov (1905 goda Street, 37);
The Memorial House-Museum “Underground press” (Monastyrskaya Street, 142);
The Museum-Diorama on Vyshka Mount – in the Soviet period, it was the main monument of the city;
The Puppet Theater Museum (Sibirskaya Street, 65);
The Museum “The House of Diaghilev” (Sibirskaya Street, 33);
The Museum of the History of Communication (Lenina Street, 68);
The Museum of the Kama Hydroelectric Station;
Aviation Museum (Kosmonavtov Highway, 262).

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