Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities

The Department of Russian and International History Invites to a Meeting with a Researcher from Germany

A methodology master class by the Department of Russian and International History will be held at 16:00 on November 8th, 2018. Acelya Bakir, postgraduate student from the University of Düsseldorf (Germany) who is currently completing her internship at SUSU, will give a presentation.

Philologists of SUSU Started Creating the Virtual Museum of South Ural’s Writers

Participants of the project of the Virtual Museum of South Ural’s Writers – master’s degree students of the Department of Russian Language and Literature – are working on the first key stages of the work, which is panoramic shooting of the object, the museum/apartment of a famous poet from Chelyabinsk, Yanis Grants.

“Media Professionals of the Future Are Trained at SUSU” – Practical Training Day Held at the ISSH Department of Journalism and Mass Communication

The traditional Practical Training Day for students of the Journalism and Advertising and Public Relations degree programmes was held at ISSH Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. This year, future journalists and specialists in advertising and public relations completed their Practical Trainings abroad, in the Czech Republic, and in 22 cities across Russia, including Moscow, Sochi, Chelyabinsk, Snezhinsk, Magnitogorsk, Krasnoturinsk, Krasnoufimsk, Mezhgorye, Asha, and other cities.

Festival of Psychology Held at SUSU

On October 25, a festival of alumni of the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities’ Faculty of Psychology took place at South Ural State University.

This day, the university brought together alumni of the Faculty of Psychology of all graduation years, starting from the first graduation in 2001.

EUfactcheck: Journalists of SUSU are Mastering New Tools of Fact Checking

In the modern world, when an avalanche of information noise comes crushing down at us, it is very difficult to distinct real facts from fake information. In a time like this, the role of qualitative journalism especially increases. Today, it is necessary to improve the level of trust to new media and impart the skills of fact checking to journalists. This is especially important for assessment of political statements’ accuracy.

Dean of the Faculty of Journalism Took Part in an International Conference on Digital Transformations of Mass Media

Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Head of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Doctor of Sciences (Philology), Liudmila Shesterkina took part in the 10th international scientific readings entitled “Mass Media and Mass Communications 2018” organised by Lomonosov MSU’s Faculty of Journalism.

SUSU Scientific Literary School: “We Are Ground Breakers in Studying of Literature Process”

Over its 75-year history South Ural State University has supported development of its scientific schools in natural sciences, engineering and humanities. Among the most outstanding and young schools is the scientific literary school of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.

“Continuing the Traditions and a Groundbreaking Approach Are Important”

SUSU Took Part in a Conference of the European Journalism Training Association

Another science-to-practice conference of the European Journalism Training Association finished at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). South Ural State University, which is an institutional member of the European Journalism Training Association, was represented at the Conference by Head of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Dean of the Faculty of Journalism, Liudmila Shesterkina, and Associate Professor of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Candidate of Sciences (Philology), Anna Krasavina.

ISSH Virtual Museum: Visiting Ural Region Poets

Today, art spaces are moving more and more towards virtual spaces. Many museums in Russia and around the world have their own virtual twins. Of special note are literary museums. Without leaving your apartment, you can visit museums dedicated to Mikhail Bulgakov, Marina Tsvetaeva, and many other authors. In 2018 our university also joined the process of creating such virtual memorial house museums, as part of a focus on project-based learning.

Psychology Festival on the Occasion of the University’s 75th Anniversary is to be Held at SUSU

On October 25, South Ural University is to organize a massive Psychology Festival, held on the occasion of the university’s 75th anniversary. The event organiser is the Faculty of Psychology of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities.

Project-Based Learning at ISSH: Humanitarian Projects on a Digital Platform

Starting from September of 2018, SUSU has been officially implementing project-based training within master’s studies. Project-based learning programmes are presented practically in all Schools and Institutes of SUSU.

Digital Twins of Perfect Specialists for Assistance to Young People in Professional Orientation are to be Created at SUSU

Choosing a profession in many aspects determine a person’s future as well as his or her development and life quality. However, not everyone can answer the question of whom to become. In order to help university applicants and students to choose a sphere of professional activity, the Faculty of Psychology of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities is launching a project entitled “Digital Biometrical Twin of a Professional”.

School Students Got Acquainted With the Possibilities of Studying at SUSU

On October 10 and 11, secondary school students of the Sovetsky District of Chelyabinsk got acquainted with South Ural State University in the Palace of Culture named after D.V. Kolyushchenko.

In the hall of the Palace, SUSU schools and institutes presented their sites, where students of 9th -11th grades could learn about the professions and the prospects of studying in these fields.

SUSU Office of Academic Writing Celebrates Its 2nd Birthday

Two years ago, on October 3, 2016 the Office of Academic Writing began its work at SUSU in order to integrate the research and teaching staff of SUSU into the world’s academic community. The services that the Office offers are in big demand among the university employees, since absolutely free of charge the authors get a complex assistance from tutors and professional consultants at all stages of preparing their scientific publications: starting with consulting on choosing a journal and executing an article and ending with editing of its English version by a native speaker.

SUSU Scientific Schools: “Journalism as a Science is Developing under Conditions of Transmedia”

In 2018, South Ural State University is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Within this period, thousands of talented specialists have been trained in various spheres of scientific knowledge. One of the strongest schools of sciences established within the university is the SUSU Scientific School of Journalism.

A Student of SUSU is Among Organizers of MISS URAL 2018 Interregional Contest

On October 14, casting call for MISS URAL project, the major beauty contest of the Ural Federal District, is to start in our city. Among organisers of the scaleous project is a fourth-year student of the SUSU Institute of Social Science and Humanities, Daria Golub.

The Media Generation University Journalism Club Invites for Classes

The university’s journalism club called “Media Generation” starts another season and invites for classes. This is already the 8th year in a row when school students who want to become journalists will be studying fundamentals of the profession of a journalist at SUSU.

SUSU Scientists and Partners Gathered at the University of Basel to Discuss the Problems of Migration Studies


On September 10-11, 2018, an international workshop-conference “Management and Experiences of Migration in Modern East European History” took place at the University of Basel; it was organized by Professor of  Eastern European History of the University of Basel, Benjamin Schenk  in cooperation with the universities of Strasburg and Freiburg and Laboratory for Migration Studies of South Ural State University.

Deputy Minister of Digital Development of the Russian Federation: “The Main Feature of Journalism is the Ability to Tell a Story”

Three important for media sphere workers events took place in Chelyabinsk from 11th through 13th of September: the 5th All-Russian Forum of Regional Mass Media entitled “Trajectory of the meaning: regional mass media on the way to efficiency and competitiveness”; “Inforoom” of the Russian Union of Journalists, and the 20th Festival of Mass Media of the Chelyabinsk region. One of the events’ venues was South Ural State University.

Faculty of Psychology Invites to Fundamentals of Psychology Courses

Faculty of Psychology of Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities of SUSU announces the enrollment in the courses of professional retraining program “Fundamentals of Psychology”.

This Is a Prestigious University: Best Enrollees Told Why They Have Chosen SUSU

Knowledge Day, the festival of the academic year beginning, is celebrated on September 1. This date has a special significance for the first-year students who are going to get down to their lessons in the new status of students.

“Books contain the total of historical milestones”: leading archaeologist Andrey Epimakhov

Today, August 15th, we celebrate one of the most exciting and romantic professional activities - archaeology! Archaeologist Day was celebrated in the Soviet Union and continues to exist in Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus. Although you can still meet those believing archaeology is about finding treasures, the study of human activity is much more than that. Archaeology is at the heart of our understanding of historical processes.

SUSU Graduate Natalia Dubovaya Became Scriptwriter and Creative Producer of the Mermaid. Lake of the Dead movie

Within 75 years from the day of its foundation, more than 250 thousand of specialists, who become successful in various careers, graduated South Ural State University. Graduate of the SUSU Department of Russian Language and Literature, Natalia Dubovaya debuted as a scriptwriter and creative producer of the Russian movie The Mermaid. Lake of the Dead, which got released on July 12. Natalia told us about the idea to create the movie, the process of filming, and the role of SUSU in her professional becoming.

“A Journalist Can’t Be Illiterate”: SUSU Graduate about Her Career in Television Industry

Within 75 years from the day of its foundation, more than 250 thousand of qualified specialists who achieve success in their careers graduated South Ural State University. Specifically, philology students after graduation work in such spheres as pedagogy, journalism, marketing and PR.

International Views on South Ural State University

South Ural State University is building a strong academic and research reputation internationally. Scientists from more than 20 countries have already chosen SUSU as their reliable research partner. By offering modern technology and high-tech facilities, the University is committed to attracting leading researchers from around the world. South Ural State University aspires to do world-changing research in collaboration with international colleagues and successfully face the world’s challenges.

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