Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University is a public university in the city of Syktyvkar, the capital of the Komi Republic (Russia). With over 9,000 full-time students and more than 600 faculty members, it is the largest institution of higher education in the Komi Republic.
Syktyvkar State University was founded in 1972, making it the oldest university in the Komi Republic.
The university includes 13 institutes and 52 departments and offers programmes at bachelor, master and doctoral levels in the fields of the mathematical and natural sciences, technology, humanities, law, medicine, economics, management, pedagogics and art.Syktyvkar State university actively participates in international partnership programmes and cooperation. It is a member of the cooperative network University of the Arctic, which concerns with education and research in the North. During the fall and winter 2007-2008, Syktyvkar State University was selected to host the Associate Regional Office of Undergraduate Studies for Russia of the University of the Arctic.

The university is associated with the Russian Mineralogical Society.In March 2009 the university established the Sorokin Research Center to undertake research and publication of archive materials on the sociologist Pitirim Sorokin from international sources, mainly from the Sorokin’s special collection at the University of Saskatchewan in Canada.

Pedagogical Institute

Computer Science and Mathematics, Technology and Economics, Geography and Biology, Foreign Language (English, German, French), Russian Language and Literature, Social Science and Cultural Education, History and Law, Life Safety, Primary Education, Preschool Education, Native Language and Literature, Physical Education, Psychological and Pedagogical Education, Special (Defectological) Education

 Institute of Natural Sciences

Bachelor programs: Chemistry, Biology, Ecology and Nature, Geology

Master programs: Chemistry, Biology, Ecology and Nature

 Institute of Humanities

Bachelor programs: Philology, Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations, International Relations, Political Science

Master programs: Philology, History

 Institute of History and Law

Bachelor programs: Jurisprudence, History

Master programs: Jurisprudence, History

 Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship

Bachelor programs: Management, Tourism

Master programs: Economics of the Firm

 Institute of Social Technologies

Bachelor programs: Psychology, Social Work, Physical Education

 Institute of Exact Sciences and Information Technologies

Bachelor programs: Information Security, Mathematics and Computer Science, Applied Informatics, Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Radiophysics, Technosphere Safety

Master programs: Physics (“Information Processes and Systems”, Mathematics and Computer Science (“Mathematical and Computer Modeling”)

 Institute of Economics and Finance

Bachelor programs: Economics

Master programs: Finance and Credit: Corporate Finance, Economy: Accounting and Taxation

 Faculty of Arts

Bachelor programs: Design, Arts and Crafts

Master programs: Design: Environmental Design


The University has segregated separate accommodation for boy and girls. There are cafeterias, food bars, restaurants and lounges available near the University campus itself. Students can get free Wi0Fi access inside the campus 24/7. The students life at Syktyvkar State University is quite well sort out. Everything a student would possible required while they are pursuing their  degree is easily available at all times. The stay at the hostel facility is extremely comfortable and exquisitely enjoyable. The University encourages all its students to take active participation in celebrating all the national festivals round the year. These celebrations othen include beautiful folk songs performances accompanied by local dance performances which keeps every student engaged in every festival celebration.


Syktyvkar is a city in Russia, the capital and the largest city of Komi Republic, standing on the left bank of the Sysola River, 1,302 km north-east of Moscow.

Syktyvkar places of interest

The oldest surviving buildings in Syktyvkar were built in the early 19th century. Sukhanov House (1804), a monument of stone architecture of this period, is the oldest stone building in the city (Ordzhonikidze Street, 2). Syktyvkar Fire Tower (Sovetskaya Street, 9) is the local architectural monument and one of the symbols of the city.

Syktyvkar museums

  • National Museum of Komi Republic (Kommunisticheskaya Street, 6),
  • National Gallery of Komi Republic (Kirova Street, 44),
  • Scientific Geological Museum named after A.A. Chernov (Pervomayskaya Street, 54),
  • Museum of Archeology and Ethnography (Kataeva Street, 9),
  • Einstein Museum of Entertaining Science (Morozova Street, 51),
  • Museum of the Olympic Champion Raisa Smetanina (Tentyukovskaya Street, 301),
  • History Museum of the Komi Region Education (Oktyabrsky Avenue, 55),
  • Literature and Theater Museum named after N.M. Dyakonov (Mayakovsky Street, 27a),
  • Wood Museum (Traktovaya Street, 100),
  • Komi Republic Museum of the History of Civil Aviation (Sovetskaya Street, 86),
  • Zoological Educational Museum (Petrozavodskaya Street, 120).

Syktyvkar theaters

  • Opera and Ballet Theater of the Republic of Komi (Kommunisticheskaya Street, 32),
  • The National Music and Drama Theater of the Republic of Komi (Babushkina Street, 4),
  • State Academic Drama Theater named after V. Savin (Pervomayskaya Street, 56),
  • State Theater of Folklore of Komi Republic (Babushkina Street, 20),
  • Komi Republic Philharmonic (Lenina Street, 61).

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