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Facts and Figures

Structure of the university’s educational activity:

5 institutes:

Institute of Medicine, Ecology and Physical Culture (4 faculties, 28 departments,

including 3 specialized, 13 specialized clinical departments, 1 division, Medical college, 4 centers);

Institute of Economics and Business (3 faculties, 10 departments, including 3 specialized,3 divisions, 1 center, 1 academy);

Institute of International Relations (3 faculties, 4 departments, 4 centers);

Institute of Additional Education* (1 center, 5divisions, courses);

Institute of Open Education * (2 divisions, 1 college);

8 independent faculties:

Faculty of Mathematics, Information and AviationTechnologies (7 departments, including 2 specialized);

Engineering and Physics Faculty of High technologies (11 departments, including 3 specialized, 3 centers, Driver Training School);

Faculty of Law (9 departments, including 3 specialized, law clinic);

Faculty of Humanities and Social Technologies (5 departments, including 1 specialized, 2 centers);

Faculty of Culture and Art (7 departments, including 1 specialized);

Faculty of Transfer Specialties;

Zavolzhsky Faculty of Economics and Humanities *;

Faculty of Teachers’ professional development;

4 divisions of secondary professional education:

Medical college (7 subject cycle boards);

G. I. Shadrina Musical School (10 subject cycle boards);

Automotive technical school (6 subject cycle boards, 1 center);

Modern Open College SOKOL * (2 divisions);

Inza branch office (town of Inza, Ulyanovsk region) (1 department);

Novospassky representative office (settlement of Novospasskoye, Ulyanovsk region);

S. P. Kapitsa Research Institute of Technology

(6 centers, 1 science and technology park, 10 laboratories, 1 special design bureau, 1 design bureau);

Competence Center Aviation Technologies and Aviation Mobility

(3 centers, 3 laboratories, 1 scientific and technical bureau);

31 educational and scientific and educational centers;

Lyceum of Physics, Mathematics and Information science No. 40 affiliated to USU;

Specialized Pedagogics department of Pre-university education in Physics and Mathematics and Information technologies affiliated to Lyceum of Physics, Mathematics and Information science No. 40;

a network of profession-oriented classes at schools of the city and region.

* non-budget educational divisions


780 all teachers at the university (578 (74%) core), of them:

131 doctors of science (112 (85%) core) 17% of the total number of teachers;

436 candidates of science (349 (80%) core) 56% of the total number of teachers;

among the teachers of the university:

7 honored workers of the higher school of the Russian Federation;

1 honoured worker of science of the Russian federation;

10 honored doctors of the Russian Federation;

1 people's artist of the Russian Federation;

10 honored workers of culture of the Russian Federation;

1 honored artist of the Russian Federation;

1 honored painter of the Russian Federation;

3 honored school teachers of the Russian Federation;

1 honored agronomist of the Russian Federation;

97 honorary workers of higher education of the Russian Federation;

10 honorary workers of secondary professional education of the Russian Federation;

1 honorary worker of science and engineering of the Russian Federation;

1 winner of the USSR State Award;

2 members of the Union of Artists of the Russian Federation;

3 excellent workers of national education of the Russian Federation;

6 excellent workers of physical culture and sport;

4 excellent workers of health care of the Russian Federation;

2 excellent workers of science and technology of the Russian Federation;

have been awarded:

1 with the medal For Distinguished Military Service of the IDegree;

1 with the medal For Labour Valour;

2 with the order of Friendship;

1 with the order For Personal Courage

1 with the badge For the Commonwealth;

2 with the badge For Excellent Work of the Ministry of Culture of the USSR;

2 with the badge For Achievement in Culture of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation;

1 with the silver medal of Empress Maria Fiodorovna for social service;

167 with the Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation;

1 with the Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Education of RSFSR;

1 with the Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Culture and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation;

3 with the Certificate of Honor of the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation;

1 with the Certificate of Honor of State Professional Education of RSFSR;

1 with the medal For Labour Valour;

1 with the medal 100 year anniversary of the Trade Union;

1 with the medal For impeccable service of the IIdegree;


53 department chairs (including in the branch office), of them:

36 (68%) doctors of sciences, professors and equated to them;

17 (32%) candidates of sciences, associate professors and equated to them;

6 directors of institutes, including research institutes, of them:

4 (67%) doctors of science, professors;

2 (33%) candidates of sciences, associate professors;

18 deans of the faculties, of them:

7 (39%) doctors of sciences, professors;

11 (61%) candidates of sciences, associate professors;

17 chairs of the specialized departments, of them:

2 (12%) doctors of sciences, professors;

5 (29%) candidates of sciences.

13 chairs of specialized clinical departments, of them:

10 (77%) doctors of science, professors;

3 (23%) candidates of sciences.


80 (15*) specialties and 22 (86 *) programs of higher education

(bachelor degree, master degree programs);

35 (33 *) programs of secondary professional education;

31 programs of vocational training (blue-collar specialties);

80 programs of postgraduate study;

5 programs of doctoral studies;

23 internship programs;

46 residency programs;

7 programs of additional education.


22419 total number of applications for the budget-financed and off-budget seats in 2016;

10,4 applications for one budget-financed seat average competition of applications in 2016;

more than 8,4 thousand people are involved in various educational and professional orientation programs (profession orientation meetings, University Olympic Games, Days of Prospective students, Open Days, etc.) in 2016.


11960 total number of students in 20162017academic year, including:

5651 full-time;

63 full-time and part-time forms of education;

2993 part-time;

394 taking a second degree;

2278 vocational school students;

133 students of the Inza branch office;

448 international students.


737805 copies the volume of the library holdings at USU on 31.12.2016;

0,5:1 average ratio of books available for use by students on subjects;

384 number of seats in reading rooms;

48 number of computerized seats for readers;

2419,47 sq.m total area of the Scientific library.


49383 certified specialists were graduated by university from 1992to 2016,

of them 2427 in 2016, including with higher education:

1165 full-time;

655 part-time;

18 by external studies;

7- full-time and part-time form of education;

among graduates of 2016:

502 students of vocational schools;

43 graduates of the USU Inza branch (with higher education: 9 full time students, 34 external forms of education);

44 foreign citizens.


In 2016 1969 applications from the enterprises and the agencies of Ulyanovsk and Ulyanovsk region were received for 1174 graduates with higher education of full-time education (including accelerated programs and Inza branch office).

* Majors and programs from 01.09.2011 due to the transition to the federal state education standards of the 3d generation.

1158 people (99%) were employed, among them:

543 people (46,3%) employed at enterprises and organizations of the region;

398 people (34%) continue training, of them 5 at postgraduate school, 186 take internship and residency programs;

79 people (6,7%) went to other regions, 49 of them found jobs in other regions, 30 people continue studying;

122 people (10,4%) were called up for military service;

16 people (1,4%) are on maternity leave.



523 people are trained according to higher education programs of the 3d level

in the 20162017academic year, of them:

216 number of postgraduate students (212 people) and competitors (4 people) in 50 programs of postgraduate study;

3,4 specific number of postgraduate students for 100students;

11,1% postgraduates who defended dissertations within the term of their training;

13% ratio of the thesis defense number by postgraduate students within one year after graduation to the number of postgraduates admitted in the corresponding year; on average in 5years 15,2%;

3 doctoral candidate on 1 program of doctoral studies;

131 work towards a degree on 16 internship programs;

175 work towards a degree on 39 residency programs.


3 doctoral dissertation councils;

9 scientific programs (directions) in dissertation councils.


20 PhD theses were defended by postgraduate students, competitors and staff members of USU in 2016;

134 doctoral and 1140 PhD dissertations were defended by postgraduate students, competitors and USU staff members during 19932016.


more than 2000 total number of scientific publications in 2016, of them:

583 publications in the Russian Science Citation Index;

92 articles in the foreign journals indexed by Web of Science and Scopus;

119 articles in international journals indexed by Scopus;

67 monographs;

161 textbooks and manuals, including 8 approved by the Educational Methodological Association Board;


51,9 number of articles’ citations in the system of science citation index

Web of Science on 100scientific and practical works;

68,2 number of articles’ citations in the system of science citation index Scopus

on 100scientific and practical works;

243,56 number of articles’ citations in the Russian Index of Science Citation (RISC) calculated on 100scientific and practical works;

11,39 number of articles in Web of Science calculated on 100scientific and practical works;

14,72 number of articles in Scopus calculated on 100scientific and practical works;

72,15 number of articles in the RISC calculated on 100scientific and practical works.


16 scientific conferences and seminars held at USU in 2016, of them:

4 international;

9 All-Russian.


6 number of small innovative enterprises (SIE) set up in the framework of

Federal Law 217.


267 the total number of copyright protection documents for intellectual property objects received by USU, of them:

44 copyright protection documents received in 2016;

52 number of the registered applications for obtaining copyright protection documents in 2016.


190,7 million rubles overall amount at USU in 2016;

233,8 thousand rubles per 1scientific and pedagogical worker.


1909 total number of computers at the university, of them:

1858 (97%) have been integrated into the corporate local computer network on the basis of fiber-optical data channels with the distributed system of the specialized servers providing Internet connection;

48 total number of university computer classes;

57 access points of the wireless Wi-Fi network;

In 2016the implementation of the project Electronic campus together with the Joint Stock Company Sberbank was launched. The first stage of this project consists in introducing the control and management system of access to campus buildings and electronic library development;

In 2016the automated system of managing the academic process 1°C: Universitet Prof was put into operation;

In 2015the overall Internet access channel capacity went up to 130 Mb/s

the automated system Matrix 42Physical (Empirum) for managing information and telecommunication assets has been operating at USU since 2015;

since 2013a new web portal abiturient.ulsu.ru for prospective students has been operating;

since 2012the system of wireless access to the Internet on the Wi-Fi technology for students and teachers has gained active development;

since 2011the system of corporate telephony on the basis of the VoIP technology has been used;

since 2011work of the university structural divisions has been performed in the system of electronic document flow Dokumentooborot-Prof;

since 2010the control system of educational process Tandem University has been implemented;

since 2009the control system of the USU website content has been operating;

since 2008regular sessions of video lectures for the Inza branch office have been carried out;

since 2007the equipment allowing to carry out video conferences has been modernized; the Center of telemedicine got new development;

the Competence Center Aviation Technologies and Aviation Mobility operates at university equipped with the software of the leading foreign and Russian developers and a powerful server infrastructure;

since 2006the Science and technology park USU high technologies has been functioning that has the working areas equipped with modern computers and office equipment;

since 2004the cooperation with Microsoft Corporation, Sun Microsystems, SAP AG, Autodesk, 1C, etc. has intensively been developing;

since 2002the department for working out electronic textbooks and creating modern educational resources and training technologies has been operating.


USU official web-site has become available on Cyrillic domain name . since 2015

the University is the regional center of the federal university telecommunication network of RUNNet, providing higher educational institutions of the region, schools, healthcare and cultural institutions with access to information and telecommunication services of the network;

the Center of Telemedicine providing the introduction of up-to-date information technologies into scientific practical activities, preparation of highly qualified personnel and postdegree professional development of health workers of the city and region has been functioning since 2002;

in partnership with the state scientific centers, Russian Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Education, scientific and educational centers (SEC) of USU operate: Center of experimental biology and medicine (has been operating together with Institute of physiology of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 2007); Center of laser, fiber-optical and radiation technologies (has been operating together with Scientific center of fiber optics of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 2007); Center of radiation technologies (has been operating together with JSC State Research Center of atomic reactors since 2004); Center of mathematical and computer modeling (has been operating together with the Computer center named after A.A. Dorodnizyna RAS since 2008); Center in the field of pedagogics and psychology (has been operating together with Psychological institute of Russian Academy of Education since 2005);

Lyceum No. 40affiliated with USU is the federal platform of the innovative educational program League of RUSNANO schools, it took second place in the independent public professional performance appraisal of Russian schools.


as structural divisions of the Institute of International Relations the Russian-German and Russian-American faculties implement joint academic programs and help university students to have training and practical training in Germany and the USA who receive the corresponding diplomas and certificates;

cooperation agreements have been concluded with foreign partner higher education institutions of USU in the USA, Germany, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Poland, Finland, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, India, Vietnam;

according to the signed contracts on cooperation USU conducts collaboration with higher education institutions of the neighboring countries: the universities of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Belarus, Ukraine, Azerbaijan;

In 20164 students of the Russian-American and Russian-German faculties left for foreign higher education institutions to continue training according to dual diploma programs;

568 foreign citizens (431 students of higher education, 2 postgraduate students, 2 residents, 4 interns, 17 students of Secondary Professional Education, 104 listeners of the preparatory course and 8 listeners of the Faculty of Culture and Art) from the 37 countries of neighboring countries and beyond are trained at USU.


201349,59 sq.m total area of buildings, rooms and facilities of indoor and outdoor type in 2016, of them:

112830,77 sq.m area of buildings and indoor rooms;

88518,82 sq.m area of plate structures and outdoor objects.


1752045,456 thousand rubles, including 260743,317 thousand rubles under the extra budget (including the Inza branch office and recreation camp “Chaika”).