Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service

South Ural State University
60, Sony Krivoy street
Tel.: +7 351 267 98 49
Telephone for applicants: +7 351 267 92 76
Website of Multidisciplinary College:


Vadim Erlikh

D.Sc. (Biology), Associate Professor

The Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service is a large scientific and educational center within South Ural State University, which includes:

 - 9 buildings;

 - 18 sports halls;

 - educational and sports center;

 - Olympic-size swimming pool;

 - 25 kinds of sports;

 - Ready for Labor and Defense Testing Center;

 - Research Center for Sports Science, South Ural State University;

 - 6 departments;

 - 60 Ph.Ds and Doctors of Sciences;

 - Digital Motion Laboratory headed by Guillaume Laffaye (France);

 - 10 foreign scientists;

 - Human. Sport. Medicine scientific journal (Scopus, WoS);

 - 5 master degree programs and 8 bachelor degree programs in Physical Education, Adaptive Physical Education, Physical Education Pedagogy, Tourism, Hotel Management, Catering, Restaurant Management, Artistic Materials Processing;

 - project-oriented education and elite education groups;

 - students take part in international and all-Russian conferences;

 - close collaboration with employers.

Our achievements in scientific, educational and publishing activities over the past 3 years:

 - “Digital modeling of kinematics” project (headed by V.Erlikh) will be implemented within the framework of a world-class Ural Scientific and Education Center “Advanced Industrial Technologies, New Materials and Energy". The I-Trainer project is the basis for three educational projects of the Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service (project-oriented education);

 - Digital Motion Laboratory headed by Guillaume Laffaye (France);

 - Leading scientists are involved in the educational process;

 - South Ural State University is number 1 in Russia by the number of publications among Russian institutions involved in sports sciences (according to Web of Science data for 2018-2019);

- 29% of all Russian publications indexed in WoSare published in Human. Sport. Medicine journal (2nd place);

- in 2020 Human. Sport. Medicine journal entered Q3 (Scopus);

- proceedings of the IV International Conference "Innovations in Sports, Tourism and Instructional Science" were published by Atlantis Press (France) and will be indexed in Web of Science / Scopus.

The Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service has created all conditions that allow you to realize yourself and make your dream come true!

Structure of the Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service


Laboratories and centers

Education programs

Research activity

International activity

An interview with the Director of the Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service Vadim Erlikh:
«Here we build not only muscles but also brain: enrolling in the most athletic institute of SUSU»

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