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South Ural State University

Today, South Ural State University is one of the leaders in Russian higher education. We honor our history and traditions and move forward, rising to the global challenges. SUSU is one of the leading Russian universities, it shows strong standing in national and international rankings, and is part of the international education elite. Our university’s graduates are in demand in the Russian and global labour markets.

Rector of SUSU Prof Alexander Shestakov

South Ural State University – is a SMART University, one of the largest multidisciplinary universities in Russia.

It is a university whose development strategy is based on the digital transformation of scientific and educational activities based on cooperation with corporations – world leaders in the digital industry.

SUSU seeks to ensure that the breakthrough achievements of the university contribute to increasing industrial performance in the region and the country, as well as solve global problems of Industry 4.0.

Innovative technologies are being actively introduced into the scientific and educational process of SUSU. The merits of SUSU confirm the growth of positions in international and domestic ratings.

The university is located in the very heart of the Southern Urals, at the junction of two parts of the world – Europe and Asia. Today we strive to be at the center of the development of new relations between the countries of the East and the West and are contributing to the creation of a common Eurasian future.



In 2015, SUSU became a member of the unique state program Project 5-100.
Since then, the university has become one of the best universities representing Russia on the global educational market. Today, we strive to build individual learning paths for everyone who sees a bright future, wants to be first in science, industry and culture.

01 Instruction in Russian and English and unique programs

The Foundation Program is a special educational program lasting for 1 academic year (7-10 months). In the course of the program students learn Russian and special subjects. Subjects depend on the choice of the future field of study (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, geography, history and literature). After completing the Foundation Program students take exams. If they successfully pass the examinations, they receive a state-approved certificate, which entitles you to enroll in a Russian university.

In addition to programs in Russian they are also available in English. SUSU has a set of English-language Master’s programs, in particular, Internet of things, Mechatronics, Electrical power engineering, Renewable energy and etc.

Send all your questions regarding enrollment and admission at applicant@susu.ru

02 Comfortable Campus

03 Project-based Education

Education at SUSU
The university provides a qualitatively new level of higher professional education, an engineering approach and a system of non-adaptive management, combining revolutionary models and a promising approach to world industry.

Development and Opportunities
A university is an environment for personal development and formation. Our students are fully involved in social life and outside of school. 
The SUSU student campus is located in the very center of the city. From windows about

Sport and cultural life
SUSU includes dozens of sports sections, an Olympic-level swimming pool, and a large athletics arena. 
In addition to studies and sports, our students are engaged in dancing, singing, literature and theater. The university has opened more than 30 organizations where students develop their managerial and leadership skills.


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SUSU Mission and Key Characteristics

SUSU Mission: creation and application of scientific knowledge and preparation of a new generation of leaders capable of solving global tasks on sustainable development and changing this world for better.

How to enroll into SUSU?

You need to collect a package of documents and submit an application on time. It is important to have a general secondary education for undergraduate and specialist degrees. The presence of higher education at any level for graduate.

The list of required documents, terms of admission and special conditions for admission, read here.

SUSU in the QS World University Rankings?

In 2018, SUSU was included in the TOP-1000 ranking of the best universities in the world according to the British consulting company Quacquarelli Symonds. This is the only university in the Chelyabinsk region that has received such high marks. SUSU ranks 801 place.

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