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International Relations Office

Russian Federation
Republic of Mordovia
Saransk, 430000
Bolshevistskaya, 68

+7 8342 472377

+7 8342 247951

Mordovia State University (MRSU) was founded in 1931, and is located in the capital city of Mordovia - Saransk. Saransk lies 620 km south-east of Moscow and can be reached by an overnight train. Mordovia State University is one of the top hundred and largest higher educational establishments in Russia. It was recently ranked among the top 10 regional universities (2008).

Academic disciplines are offered through following structural units:

11 faculties (departments):
  • Mathematics
  • Biology
  • Philology
  • Foreign Languages (English, German, French)
  • Geography
  • Law / Jurisprudence
  • Economics
  • Architecture and Civil Engineering
  • Lighting Technology
  • Electronics
  • Academic Skills College

8 institutes:
  • Medicine
  • National (Mordvin) Culture
  • Physics and Chemistry Institute
  • History and Sociology Institute
  • Mechanics and Power Engineering Institute
  • Agrarian Institute
  • Machine Building Institute (Ruzayevka campus )
  • Institute for Supplementary Training and Qualification Improvement with a range of related faculties within the Inter-branch Regional Centre for Supplementary Training

In addition, University divisions in other towns of Mordovia provide for educating facilities in Economics and Law Studies.

Courses availability: the courses are available in the form of internal education (5 years), evening (part-time) curriculum, and correspondence education (6 years). Medical faculty offers 6 and 7-year programmes of study respectively

Prospective students can now choose from 33 Bachelor (4 years) and 6 Master (2 years) programmes of study.

Total student body counts approximately 35000 students (all forms of study), including international students from 20 countries.
The average number of students in a class is 10-15.

Staff: Around 80 per cent of the faculty possesses various academic degrees and extensive faculty fellow experience.

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