Volgograd State University
Volgograd State University (VolSU) is one of the leading institutions of higher education in Volgograd
Volgograd , formerly called Tsaritsyn and Stalingrad is an important industrial city and the administrative center of Volgograd Oblast, Russia. It is long, north to south, situated on the western bank of the Volga River...

, Russia
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History and academic reputation

The first year enrollment (250 people) was made in 1980 and offered only 5 majors: Mathematics, Physics, History, Philology, and Linguistics on the sole at the Faculty of Sciences and Humanities. Today, the structure of the university includes Volzhsky
Volzhsky, Volgograd Oblast
Volzhsky is an industrial city in Volgograd Oblast, Russia, located on the east bank of the Volga River and its distributary the Akhtuba, northeast of Volgograd. Population:...

 Humanitarian Institute and five campuses in the cities of Volgograd Region
Volgograd Oblast
Volgograd Oblast is a federal subject of Russia . Its administrative center is the city of Volgograd. Population: -Geography:*Area: 113,900 km²;*Borders length: 2221,9 km²....

: Kalach-na-Donu
Kalach-na-Donu , or Kalach-on-the-Don, is a town and the administrative center of Kalachyovsky District of Volgograd Oblast, Russia, located on the Don River west of Volgograd. Population: It was founded in 1708 as a Cossack sloboda...

, Uryupinsk
Uryupinsk is a town in Volgograd Oblast, Russia, situated northwest of Volgograd on the Khopyor River. It serves as the administrative center of Uryupinsky District, although administratively it is separate from the district...

, Mikhaylovka
Mikhaylovka, Volgograd Oblast
Mikhaylovka is a town in Volgograd Oblast, Russia, located on the right bank of the Medveditsa River, northwest of Volgograd. Population:...

, Frolovo
Frolovo is a town in Volgograd Oblast, Russia, located on the Archeda River , north of Volgograd. Population: Frolovo was founded in 1868 as a settlement servicing the construction of the Gryazi–Povorino–Tsaritsyn railroad. It was granted town status in 1936....

 in Akhtubinsk
Akhtubinsk is a town in Astrakhan Oblast, Russia, located on the left bank of the Akhtuba River , north of Astrakhan...

, (Astrakhan Oblast
Astrakhan Oblast
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VolSU is a Member of the Eurasian Association of Universities Eurasia, the Association of Classic Universities of Russia, the International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature; Regional Centre for Science, Education and Culture.

VolSU has 48 faculties and research centers, 22 four-year bachelor
Bachelor's degree
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  degrees, 11 two-year master's
Master's degree
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  degrees, 42 kandidat nauk (Candidate of science, equals PhD) postgraduate degrees, and 9 doktor nauk
Doktor nauk
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 (Doctor of science) degrees.

The university is constantly attended by more than 14 thousand students and postgraduates. There is a system of additional vocational training, which implements the President's Management Training Program of Russia and retraining programs, dual degree, professional training. Established partnerships with the Moscow State University
Moscow State University
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, St. Petersburg State University, University of Cologne
University of Cologne
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, University of Sorbonne , InHolland University (Netherlands
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) and other higher educational institutions of Russia, Europe and America.
Volgograd is one of the best universities in Russia to prepare experts in the field of international relations.

Faculties and departments

  • Philosophy, History, International Relations and Social Technologies
    • Department of Archeology and World History
    • Department of History of Russia
    • Department of International Relations, Area Studies and Political Science
    • Department of Theoretical and Social Philosophy
    • Department of Sociology
    • Department of Social Work and Health of biological adaptation
    • Department of Social Pedagogy
    • Department of Psychology
    • Department of History of Philosophy and Religious Studies

  • Mathematics and Information Technology
    • Department of Mathematical Analysis and Function Theory
    • Department of Fundamental Informatics and optimal control
    • Department of Applied Mathematics and Programming
    • Department of Computer Science and Experimental Mathematics
    • Department of Economic Informatics and Management
    • Department of Information Systems and Computer Modeling

  • Physics and Telecommunication
    • Department of Laser Physics
    • Department of Forensic and physical material
    • Department of Radiophysics
    • Department of Theoretical Physics and Wave Processes
    • Department of Telecommunication Systems
    • Department of Information Security
    • Department of Mathematics and Computer Modeling

  • Philology and Intercultural Communication
    • Department of Literature, publishing and literary
    • Department of Russian Language
    • Department of Journalism
    • Department of Linguistics and bond of Document
    • Department of English Philology
    • Department of Professional foreign language communication
    • Department of Romance Philology
    • Department of German Philology
    • Department of Theory and Practice of Translation
    • Department of English Language

  • World Economy and Finance
    • Department of Corporate Finance and Banking
    • Department of Global and Regional Economics
    • Department of Accounting, Analysis and Audit
    • Department of Economic Theory and Economic Policy
    • Department of Theory of finance, credit and taxation

  • Office and the Regional Economy
    • Department of Management
    • Department of Economics, enterprise and innovation
    • Department of Marketing
    • Department of Ecology and Nature
    • Department of Mathematical Methods and Computer Science in Economics

  • Legal
    • Department of Civil Law and Procedure
    • Department of Theory of State and Law
    • Department of Criminal Law
    • Chair of the criminal process and criminology
    • Department of International Law and Human Rights

  • Continuing Education

  • Department of Physical Education and Health Technologies
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