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Students from Russia Can Receive Education in Romania

Universities in Romania are opening their doors for international students. You can apply until the end of April.

The scholarship program is organized by the Romanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Romanian Ministry of National Education. The country’s higher education institutions are prepared to accept students, postgraduates, and doctoral students in the new 2021-2022 academic year.

English Speaking Club Opens at SUSU

Foreign language over a cup of tea: the South Ural Association of International Students and Alumni is launching a new project.

An English Club is opening at South Ural State University. The organizers have stated that everyone who wishes to join is invited, but they note that it is better to have at least an A2 level of English (basic English).

7 Advantages of SUSU for International Students

South Ural State University is the most famous university in South Ural and no wonder international students choose it to get their education. It offers various educational programs in two languages, English and Russian. Fundamental scientific basis and high standards of specialists training attract lots of students from all over the world. Nowadays the university is a home for more than 2,500 international students from 58 countries.

What opportunities can the university offer to the students?

Yaro Abubakar: “They Welcome Me with a Smile at the Department Every Day”

For 1.5 years now, a student from the Republic of Côte d'Ivoire has been taking training to major in a Master’s degree programme at the Department of General Psychology, Psychodiagnostics, and Counselling at the Faculty of Psychology of South Ural State University. In this interview, Yaro Abubakar spoke on studying at the Russian university, grasping psychological science, linguistic adaptation, and life in Chelyabinsk.

– Yaro, why did you choose the Faculty of Psychology?

Applications for Studying or Internship in Slovenia for the 2021-2022 Academic Year Open

Students and postgraduates of South Ural State University are welcome to send in their applications for studying or taking internship in Slovenia for the 2021-2022 academic year.

In order to enrol, you need to choose a university in Slovenia, write to this university, receive an invitation letter, prepare and send a package of documents for the Russian and Slovenian sides, after which the candidates will be selected on the basis of a competition.

Language of instruction: English (Slovenian is not necessary).

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SUSU Team Wins BRICS Contest

South Ural State University has become the winner in the Education Nomination of the contest of business initiatives, which is held to stimulate developments aimed at improving the quality of life in BRICS countries.

SUSU Postgraduate from Tajikistan Achieved Friction Reduction in Reciprocating Engine Units

A method to improve the efficiency of reciprocating engines was proposed by a SUSU postgraduate. The results of the many-years’ research were presented in his dissertation for the Candidate of Science degree, which he successfully defended in the end of 2020. The developments will help engine corporations to improve their products.

Applications Open to Study in the Czech Republic

Applications have been opened to study in the Czech Republic for one semester in the 2021-2022 academic year.

Atyrau University and SUSU Invite Students to Academic Mobility Programs

Khalel Dosmukhamedov Atyrau State University, Kazakhstan, and South Ural State University are inviting students to participate in virtual academic mobility programs in the spring semester of the 2021 academic year in the following fields:

  • Management;
  • Economics;
  • Ecology;
  • Mathematics;
  • Pedagogy and Psychology;
  • Foreign Languages.

Within this program, students can study for one semester at Atyrau University free of charge. At the end of their studies, they receive a certificate.

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;

Scientists have increased the solubility of drugs using supercritical technologies

Modern solid-formed drugs can be more efficient if their solubility increases. The international team of researches verified supercritical technology that are applied in pharmaceutic for solubility enhancement of poorly soluble drugs and revealed ways which can be used for design of preparation of nanomedicines at industrial scale. The research was published in the highly ranked journal “Nature Scientific Reports”(Q1).

International Postgraduate of the Department of Financial Technology Successfully Defended His Dissertation

At the end of December, two defences for the degree of Candidate of Sciences (Economics) were held at the Dissertation Council of South Ural State University.

International Students Wish a Happy New Year!

New Year is a practically universal holiday that's often celebrated with fireworks, parties, and a toast to a happy and healthy year to come. SUSU international students want to congratulate the university and the staff and say some words about the way they celebrate New Year at their homes. 

Alisherzhon Mamadaliev, Uzbekistan

Tianjin University Invites to Take Part in Winter School of Chinese Language and Culture

On December 22th, a meeting was held at South Ural State University, where the problems of the BRICS countries and issues of their interaction with international partners were discussed. The meeting involved three committees, who considered international cooperation in health care, education and economy, the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic on these fields, and future prospects.

Tianjin University Invites to Take Part in Winter School of Chinese Language and Culture

Tianjin Foreign Studies University invites SUSU students to take part in the Winter School of Chinese Language and Culture, which will be held online February 1 through February 9, 2021.

Course disciplines:

- Listening and Colloquial Chinese;

- Chinese Culture;

- Culture and Art of Tianjin, and more.

Upon successful mastering of the course and completing all the assignments, you will receive a certificate from Tianjin University. Tuition is free of charge. Applications are accepted until December 31, 2020.

SUSU Association of International Students Celebrates its 7th Anniversary

The Association of International Students was founded on December 23, 2013. The main goal of the AIS is to help international students adapt, help them solve issues related to their studies, accommodation, and entertainment, and introduce them to the Russian culture. The activities of the AIS support the development of intercultural communication and personal growth of each student.


SUSU Institute of Law Held a Round Table on Anti-Corruption Management


The Institute of Law of South Ural State University held a round table on Anti-Corruption Management using the Google Meet platform. The event was timed to coincide with the International Anti-Corruption Day, which is celebrated annually on December 9th.

Paleogeneticists Confirm the Affinity of the Hungarians to the South Ural Region

There is a connection of the South Ural region to the formation of many peoples. However, every year new evidence is found that ancient Hungarians lived in this territory. The studies of the bones from a burial ground in the South Ural region, and comparing the revealed haplotypes to those of the ancient Hungarians have served as the confirmation to this theory.

Book by SUSU Researcher on Burial Mounds with “Moustaches” Published in Hungary

Иван Грудочко

A SUSU archaeologist studied burial mounds (known as kurgans in Russian) with “moustaches” located in the Ural-Kazakh steppes. The results of the analysis of information about the burial and memorial complexes became the foundation for a book which was published in Budapest, Hungary, under the authorship of the South Urals researcher.

International Tea Day

December 15 is the day when people celebrate the importance of tea in everyone’s day to day life. Also the holiday focuses on the health benefits of various kinds of tea like white, green, black, herbal, and oolong.

Tea is the most popular beverage in the world. For millions of people there is no better way to start the day than with the pleasant taste and aroma of tea and then have another three or four during the day.

Online Meeting with Students to Be Held by the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs at SUSU

Today from 13:00 to 16:00 in Room 1007 of the SUSU main building, following the instructions from the Chelyabinsk Region Governor Alexey Texler, a preventative meeting with international students will be held by the staff members of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs for the Chelyabinsk Region. The event will be attended in the remote format by the staff of the international offices of major Chelyabinsk and Chelyabinsk Region universities, and by international students. Students can ask the staff of the MIA questions.

Master's Students of the Institute of Media, Social Sciences and Humanities Took Part in World Press Freedom Conference

The annual World Press Freedom Conference 2020 has been held in December. The World Press Freedom Conference 2020 is an event that annually brings together journalists, media companies, human rights defenders, judicial officers, politicians, scientists, youth, non-governmental organisations – all those who are interested in press freedom issues around the world.

SUSU Develops Collaboration with Universities in Belarus

SUSU Rector Aleksandr Shestakov delivered his report at the Second Forum of the Association of Universities of Belarus and Russia, which was held online on December 14th.

In the course of the Forum, university rectors from Russia and Belarus delivered reports and presentations, exchanged opinions, and discussed the main strategic paths for further development of the bilateral cooperation in education and science.

International Conference on Human Rights Was Held at SUSU


The Institute of Law of South Ural State University held a scientific conference on Human Rights and Gender Justice. The event was also co-organized by the KnowledgeSteez portal, India; Missouri Western State University, USA; University of Maribor, Slovenia; and the high-ranking BRICS Law Journal.

Students from 58 Countries Study at SUSU: Why Does Our University Attract Them?

The popularity of South Ural State University among international applicants is growing every year. Despite the pandemic, the university has surpassed the admission of the previous year, 770 people from 40 countries have become students of the university.

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