Ulyanovsk State University (USU)was established in 1988 and is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Ulyanovsk Oblast (population approx. 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants).Authoritatively accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Ulyanovsk State University is the youngest university in the city of Ulyanovsk.
The University was founded with the adoption of Council of Ministers to unbolt in Ulyanovsk branch of Moscow State University. During 1995, a branch of Moscow State University in the city of Ulyanovsk was transformed into Ulyanovsk State University.At that time, 200 students were enrolled in Ulyanovsk State University.
However, at present, Ulyanovsk State University is combining classic university tradition with the latest trends in the international education systems. Ulyanovsk State University provides the development of moral, scientific and cultural values of the society through quality training, outlining the future enlargement of the main sectors of the economy and social infrastructure in the region.
Ulyanovsk State University is one of the largest higher educational institutions in the Volga Region, which comprises six institutes, seven independent faculties, two affiliates, six learning centers and many international study centers. The university enrolls about 16,000 students, among them almost 200 foreign citizens from Europe, Asia, Africa, North America and South America. Currently, the university employs 1,254 faculty members, including 138 Doctorate and 623 Candidate of Science degree holders.
- General Medical Faculty
- Pediatric Faculty
- Dentistry Faculty
- Pharmaceutical Faculty
- Preventive Medicine Faculty
- Faculty of Management and Graduate Nurses
- Faculty of International Relation
The staff of the university consists of about 700 teachers (c. 100 doctors of sciences and c. 350 candidates of sciences). 39 professors of the University are academicians and corresponding members of domestic and foreign Academies.
The territory of the university (without the clinical bases) occupies 17.3 hectares. It has 16 educational buildings, five hostels, covered track and field athletics arena, sport centre (with stadium and swimming pool), several cafes. The library fund of university is about 600,000 books. University has also its own publishing centre.