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85, Pobedy St., Belgorod, 308015, Russia
Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education
Belgorod State National Research University
(The National Research University Belgorod State University / BelSU)

Phone: +7 4722 30-12-11,
Fax: +7 4722 30-10-12

Mission of Belgorod State National Research University

The Mission of Belgorod State National Research University is to solve research problems of the international and national scale and, harmoniously integrating the educational, research, social and cultural functions of the University, to train highly qualified professionals capable of ensuring the competitiveness of Russia and Belgorod region on the global socioeconomic arena, preserving and developing the cultural and moral legacy of the country and the region.

Belgorod State National Research University today boasts

  • More than 23 thousand students from all regions of Russia;
  • More than 2700 foreign students from 84 countries;

Academic March at the 1st of September

  • 20 Joint Educational Projects with top universities of Europe, Asia-Pacific Region;
  • 6 Bachelors and Masters degree programs in English;
  • Over 150 agreements for international cooperation;
  • 14 Associates and Members of Russian Academy of Sciences;
  • Over 1,100 Doctors and Candidates of Science;
  • 7 Institutes, 3 Faculties, 2 Colleges, 1 branch;
  • Cooperational agreements for internship with more than 800 enterprises;
  • 22 core subdepartments and 100 sub-departments;

Practice at Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials Subdepartment

  • 180 specialties for specialists, bachelors and masters;
  • 3 educational programs have EUR-ACE (Accreditation of European Engineering Programs) quality mark;
  • 19 Candidate and Doctoral Dissertation Councils;
  • 54 scientific directions of basic and applied research:
    • 24 for social and humanitarian specialties;
    • 30 for technical and natural scientific specialties;
  • 2 officially registered science schools;
  • 55 research centers and laboratories ;
  • 3 common use centers of high-tech scientific equipment;
  • BSU Technological Cluster High Technologies with a business incubator;

Small innovative enterprise "Zitoinstrument BelGU" developing and producing microcapillary tubes for axilluary reproductive and cellular technologies

  • Regional IP Center;
  • Regional microbiological Center of BelSU;
  • "Pharmaceutical and medical industry" Engineering Center;
  • 45 small innovative enterprises;
  • 25 Postgraduate training programmes in 66 specialities;
  • Students' Union assembling 22 students' associations;

UN Club is the student association dealing with the projects related to international political organisations. The main goal is to conduct Belgorod UN International Model.

  • Youth Cultural Centre, which includes 16 students art clubs;
  • BelSU Library System:
    • 10 reading halls,
    • 8 delivery desks,
    • 1,324 mln. editions;
  • More than 4000 computers, 72 computer classrooms (including branches and Medical College);
  • 22 academic buildings;
  • 7 dormitories;
  • "Belgorod" Publishing House;
  • St. Gabriel Church of BelSU;
  • Pharmacy licensed to prepare compound drugs;
  • "Nezhegol" Recreation Complex;
  • Museum Complex (Universitys History Museum, Zoological Museum, Mineralogical Museum, N. Strakhov Library-Museum);
  • BelSU Healthcare Centre;
  • Horse Riding School;
  • Svetlana Khorkina Sports Complex.

In 2009, BSU became the basic Institution of University of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the direction Nanotechnology.

In 2010, Belgorod State University was the only academic institution of the Belgorod region, as well as of the Central Federal District of Russia (except Moscow universities) to be granted the National Research University status.

In 2012, Belgorod State National Research University was ranked 30th among 103 Russian state universities and about 500 branches, participating in the rating.

In June 2012, the University raised to 13th position (from 51st in 2011) in the ranking of 60 academic institutions participated in the Federal Bursarial Program of Vladimir Potanin Charity Fund.

In 2013, the University welcomed 9 Associates and Members of Russian Academy of Sciences as new teaching staff members.

In 2013, the number of new scientific laboratories was reached 10. Some of them were founded under the Russian Academy of Sciences Associates and Members participation or leadership.

In 2013, the 6th 1,000-bed Dormitory was completed.

In December 2013, one of the 6 Universitys schools of science was formally approved by the Ministry of Education and Science. It is Garden Plants Introduction and Selection scientific school established by Prof. Vladimir Sorokopudov.

In the end of 2013, all the key results for the next scheduled step specified by NRU BelSU Program were achieved. BelSU proved its status of a National Research University and provided evidence of being an undoubtedly effective educational and scientific institution.

In 2014, NRU BelSU entered the BRICS Universities Ranking in partnership with QS Top-200 (151-st position).

In 2014, NRU BelSU takes the 37-th position out of 161 Institutions of Higher Education in the INTERFAX Group National Universities Ranking.

In 2015 BelSU entered the rating of the 150 best universities of Europe and Central Asia. The rating is presented by QS Quacquarelli Symonds (141-150 place).

In a rating of Spanish Cybermetrics Company (Webometrics Ranking of World Universities) BelSU is one of the best 2000 universities in the World: 1757th position among 15000 international and 18th position among 1531 Russian universities and scientific organizations.

According to the results of efficiency monitoring of universities in 2015, BelSU entered the Top-20 of the best Russian universities by:

  • the number of active dissertation (13th place);
  • the number of publications indexed in Web of Science and Scopus databases (19th place);
  • the number of intramural postgraduates (20th place);
  • R&D volume, exceeded 1 billion of rubles (20th place)

In 2015 BelSU entered the top-20 of leading universities of Russia by the number of foreign students.

Information was given by A. Yakovchuk 17.01.2017

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