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From Central Asia to the Urals: Applicants Can Submit Documents to SUSU Online

Despite the coronavirus pandemic, higher educational institutions keep functioning, only in a remote mode. All that international applicants need to enrol in a Russian university is the Internet.

SUSU Graduate from India: I Want to Continue My Studies in Postgraduate Programme

South Ural State University invites students from different countries from around the world, providing wide opportunities for education and participation in scientific and research activity. In total, about two thousand students from 56 countries are studying at SUSU. Students from China, India, Algeria, Congo, Cameroon, Tajikistan, Iraq, and Syria engage in interesting scientific projects and events that contribute to international cultural exchange.

“My Goal Is to Become a True Engineer”: a Graduate from Congo Spoke about His Studies at SUSU

Many students from around the world are studying at South Ural State University. Each one of them has their own story: some are just starting their journey and preparing documents for admission, while others have already defended their diplomas and are preparing to fulfil their potential as professionals in their chosen field. Despite their different languages, skin colour, and cultural experiences, students make new friends here, overcome difficulties, obtain interesting opportunities to fulfil their abilities in many fields, and so the university holds a special place in their life. I

SUSU is a Multinational University: How Does It Attract Students from Sudan?

South Ural State University is a multinational university, studying in which are students from 56 countries. In SUSU classrooms one can meet citizens of China, Egypt, Algeria, Côte d'Ivoire, and many other countries.

Especially warm relationships have been established between South Ural State University and Sudan: residents of this country proved to be excellent SUSU students, and the leadership of the Republic frequently visits the university for national holidays’ celebrations.

Study Rooms in SUSU Dormitories Equipped with Computers

Now, it is so easy for students, who live in the SUSU dormitories, to study online. Each study room in each dormitory has been equipped with computers with webcams and Internet access. At this point, the students will easily sit their exams and defend their qualification and term papers in accordance with the university regulations.

Student from Yemen Wants to Build a 9-Storey Building

One of the leaders of Russian higher education – South Ural State University (SUSU) – is located at the border of Europe and Asia, in Chelyabinsk. The university is focused on development of large, interdisciplinary projects in the fields of digital industry and artificial intelligence, and carries out research works in the following spheres: Sensors for Industrial Objects; Digital Twins; Energy Conservation; Methods and Means of Information Security; Materials Science; and Ecology.

International Students, Who Did a Great Job during the Russia Day Campaign, Were Awarded Prizes

The participants of the “SUSU Russia Day” campaign had to design a white T-shirt with a thematic Russia Day pattern in the “SUSU Colours of Russia” nomination (#КраскиРоссииЮУрГУ), make a photo and send it in as a picture. 

SUSU International Students Celebrated Russia Day

The Russia Day is a great holiday. It is important for everyone in its own way. SUSU international students believe that Russia has become their second home, that is why June 12th is a special day for them.

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International Applicants Choose SUSU

More and more international students choose SUSU to pursue their higher education. In the 2019-2020 academic year, SUSU is home for over 2300 international students from 56 countries. Most of them are from China, Egypt, Iraq, Kazakstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan. Every year SUSU expands its geography and recruits international students from new countries. For example, this year we expect new coming students from Canada, Haiti, Mali, and Burkino Faso.

Student from China: Studying at South Ural State University is My Greatest Advantage

One of the leaders of Russian higher education – South Ural State University (SUSU) – is located at the border of Europe and Asia, in Chelyabinsk.
Nowadays 420 Chinese students are successfully studying at SUSU. The most popular programs chosen by Chinese students are International Relations, Philology, Linguistics, Economics, Mechatronics and Robotics, Power Engineering.

Postgraduate Student from Tajikistan Told Why He Chose SUSU for His Research Activity

Шахбоз Кодиров

The potential of South Ural State University is so high that citizens of not only Russia, but also of the neighbouring CIS countries and far abroad, including the Republics of the former USSR, want to get an education and perform research activities here. One of such enquiring minds is a postgraduate student Shahboz Kodirov, a native resident of Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan.

SUSU Recruits a Team of Tutors for International Students

International students, enrolling at South Ural State University in 2020, will not find themselves lost in an unknown city. A tutor will be helping each student. The process of selecting specialists, who will accompany international students and help them adapt, has started.

International Students Congratulated SUSU on International Day of Russian Language


On the occasion of the birthday of Alexander Pushkin, SUSU presented a video quiz, in which international students answered questions about the life and work of the poet. The poet’s birthday is celebrated on June 6, as is the Day of the Russian Language. Therefore, the video prepared by international students became a congratulation on the international holiday.

Irak Ali: “Russian Language Seems Difficult Only at First”

Admissions campaign for foreign enrollees goes on at SUSU. This year, the university is planning to admit more than 600 students from abroad.

As of today, the university has 19 programmes taught in English, to which foreign citizens may apply.

SUSU Student from Côte d'Ivoire Spoke about His Experience in Online Classes

For a student from Côte d’Ivoire, online classes are not a new experience. Abubakar Yaro highlighted the main pros and cons of this type of education. Why he considers distance learning easier than in-person classes, whether it is possible to keep in touch with classmates during self-isolation, and how students are affected by the online format - we will learn from our interview.

What advantages of online classes have you noticed for yourself?

Self-education in Self-isolation: Read Bestsellers of Chinese Literature

Today we will talk about the literature of China. The authors of the Middle Kingdom (that is China) are not very well known to the Russian mass reader; however, the cultural contacts between our countries are expanding, and an interest in the Chinese literature is growing year after year.

International Students to Share Experience on Studying at SUSU in Video Format

Now SUSU international students have more opportunities to tell about themselves, they have started a channel on YouTube. In their videos foreign students are ready to share their experience of living in Russia and studying in a Russian university thereby helping students from other educational institutions and even applicants to overcome possible problems.

SUSU Shared on Collaboration with Uzbekistan at Online Conference for University Rectors of Russia

On May 27th, an Interregional Conference for University Rectors of Russia and the Republic of Uzbekistan was held in an online format, and among its participants was the Rector of SUSU, Vice-President of the Russian Rectors’ Union, Chairman of the Council of University Rectors of the Ural Federal District, Doctor of Sciences (Engineering), Professor Aleksandr Shestakov.

SUSU Signed Cooperation Agreement with University of Kyrgyzstan

The cooperation of South Ural State University with Osh State University of Kyrgyzstan began in 2015. It was then, on August 18, that the first cooperation agreement was concluded between SUSU and OshSU. On March 27–28, 2019, the universities took part in the Forum of Rectors of Russian and Kyrgyzstan Universities.

International Vector: SUSU Opening Unique Master’s Programmes in Political Science and Management

South Ural State University has launched new Master’s programmes this year which expands the possibilities for development for specialists in the global arena. The unique programmes in political science and management are offered by the Department of International Relations, Politology, and Regional Studies of the SUSU Institute of Linguistics and International Communications.

Student Bruce Plowshay: ‘Every American Dreams of Traveling to Russia’

Every year many students from around the world come to South Ural State University. Iraq, Iran, Bangladesh, Egypt, Sri Lanka, to mention just a few countries from the list.

This year, we expect more than 700 students from 56 countries; those are the enrolees who applied for studies in various levels of education: Bachelor’s, Master’s, postgraduate, Specialist programmes, and programmes of the Faculty of Pre-University Education. Many students come as part of the international exchange programmes.

Media Communications in English: Admissions to a Master’s Programme in Journalism Starts at SUSU

The Master’s degree programme on Media Communications (in English) has been elaborated by the SUSU Department of Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations in cooperation with International Office and the European Journalism Training Association and includes such special subjects as:

  • Media Communications in the Modern Society;

  • Media Research;

  • Intercultural Communication;

  • Management in Media Companies;

«SUSU Will Give You Knowledge Necessary for a Successful Future»: Interview with an International Graduate

Chaubey Mani Shanker from India completed his English-language Master’s studies at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science of South Ural State University in 2019. In his interview, this foreign citizen shared on why he one day had decided to obtain his education at SUSU, as well as on the process of his studies.

SUSU Sends Nowruz Congratulations to its International Students

The South Ural State University International Office and the South Ural Association of International Students offered their congratulations on the coming of spring.

Nowruz is the main holiday for many peoples in Asia, signifying the coming of spring and the New Year by the Iranian solar calendar. It coincides with the day of the vernal equinox, which falls each year on March 20-21, and symbolizes the beginning of a new life and the renewal of nature.

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