About Pskov State University

Pskov is the center of educational, cultural and scientific life of the Pskov Region. We invite international students to study for Bachelor and Master degrees, as well as postgraduate academic programs.

Pskov State University (or PSU) currently has over 10,000 students, including more than 1,200 foreign citizens from 41 countries of the world.

The university offers well-developed MBBS programs for foreign students focusing on high-quality knowledge, high scientific potential, a strong commitment to research and highly professional training programs.

The university has more than 20 training and laboratory buildings, 12 student dormitories, 6 assembly halls, 8 gyms, 7 reading halls and 2 electronic reading rooms. University faculties offer proven academic excellence that encourages the students to participate in regional, national, international competitions, conferences and olympiads.

The international activity is one of the priority directions of Pskov state university development. It has 84 partner institutions from 26 countries of the world. Paying the main attention to the quality of the educational process, the university widely introduces innovative approaches to the training. High professionalism of our staff and modern scientific research allow Pskov State University to take a rightful place in the European family of classical universities.

Medical students of PSU are trained under the guidance of qualified specialists in affiliated hospitals which increases the chances of employing the students in a number of renowned hospitals.

The university trains specialists at a different level for the benefit to economic, political, social, cultural development of the society. Pskov State University has highly skilled teaching staff that do their best to turn students’ dreams into reality.



      • The Faculty of Computer Science
      • The Faculty of Medicine
      • The Faculty of Educational Technology
      • The Faculty of Electrical engineering
      • The Faculty of Finance and economics
      • The Faculty of Foreign languages
      • The Faculty of History
      • The Faculty of Law
      • The Faculty of Management
      • The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
      • The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Geography
      • The Faculty of Philology
      • The Faculty of Philosophy
      • The Faculty of Technology and Design
      • The Faculty of Physics and mathematics

Sports infrastructure of Pskov State University

 Sports infrastructure of PskovSU includes 9 gyms (6 playrooms and 3 workout rooms), an open-air stadium, 3 skiing lodges, a shooting gallery, and a swimming pool with a gym.

These sports facilities are used to hold training sessions for the students of the University. Classes are held under the supervision of 25 instructors on the staff of the Department of Physical Education. The number of students involved is more than 5 thousand people.

There are 20 different sports clubs at PSU: volleyball (men and women), basketball (men and women), athletics, indoor soccer (women), table tennis, shooting, swimming, aerobics and fitness aerobics, orienteering, athletic gymnastics, unarmed self-defense, and shooting archery. More than 600 people are involved in these clubs. Training is supervised by experienced coaches from among full-time employees, as coaches on a contractual basis.

Swimming pool “Universitarian”

Swimming lessons for the students are conducted in the pool according to the curriculum. A lot of sport events are held in the pool, such as a swimming competition among freshmen, inter-faculty competitions, the open cup for the “Rector’ Prize” which involves not only the staff, teachers and students of the university, but also visitors of the city and region.

“The swimming pool is not only an object for learning, but also an object of domestic value to students and teachers of the university” – said the Rector Yuri Dem’yanenko. PSU was included in the top three Russian universities which first got a pool.



 Pskov State University provides the facilities of accommodation and mess for students. 12 dormitories are provided for the students with an accommodation of 544 beds. 10 dormitories are located in the city of Pskov and 2 are located in Velikiye Luki. Hostels are provided with the facilities for living, studying and relaxing.

All foreign students stay in student hostels in rooms for 2-3 people. Rooms are equipped with the necessary furniture and bedding.

Unlike many other European countries, there is a kitchen on a shared basis for several rooms where you can prepare meals according to your individual taste and wishes. A broad variety of food products from all over the world that you may find in food stores and supermarkets gives foreign citizens an excellent opportunity to stick to the same food that they are accustomed to.

 About Pskov

 Welcome to study in Pskov that is full of unforgettable events, amazing people and breathtaking sights.

Pskov is the administrative center of the Pskov region and, within the framework of administrative divisions, it also serves as the administrative center of Pskovsky District, even though it is not a part of it. Its population is over 203,279 people.

Pskov still preserves much of its medieval walls, built from the 13th century. Its medieval citadel is called either the Krom or the Kremlin. Within its walls rises the 256-foot-tall (78 m) Trinity Cathedral, founded in 1138 and rebuilt in the 1690s. Pskov is exceedingly rich in tiny picturesque churches, dating mainly from the 15th and the 16th centuries. On 7 July 2019, the Churches of the Pskov School of Architecture was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The 17th-century residential architecture is represented by merchant mansions, such as the Salt House, the Pogankin Palace, and the Trubinsky mansion.

There is Pskov Fortress which is one of the largest in medieval Europe: the length of its walls was 9.5 km in total, and the Pokrovskaya Tower is considered to be one of the most impregnable towers of Europe.

The city has a large number of parks and botanical gardens. The Governor House, the Fomichev’s House and the Rodina movie theatre are main city attractions.

Pskov is home to many museums, for example, Pskov State Museum-Reserve of History, Architecture, and Art, Museum-Apartment of Yury Spegal’sky, Lenin Museum, as well as Railway Museum.

The city is eco-friendly, green and with well-developed infrastructure. Pskov has a favourable geographical position: located close to the cities of Saint Petersburg, Riga, Tallinn, Minsk, it is only 50 km. away from the borders of the European Union.

The climate here is humid continental with maritime influences due to the city’s relative proximity to the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland; with relatively soft but long winters and warm summers.

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