Udmurt State University




About us

Established in 1931, our university is the oldest multidisciplinary higher educational institution of the Udmurt Republic. Throughout the 90 years of its history UdSU has been earning high reputation of scientific, educational and cultural center of the region.

With a strong focus on internationalization UdSU has cooperation links with many universities and organizations in the CIS, Europe, Asia and America. Every year we welcome students and scholars from all over the world that study and conduct research at UdSU and enjoy the university campus, the Republic, the city of Izhevsk and its people.

Our major mission is to preserve and strengthen friendship between people representing various nationalities who live and study in Russia and worldwide.

UDSU in numbers



representing almost every region in Russia


International students

from 40 world countries



on Bachelor, Master and PhD level



working in engineering, research, production, social sectors

why us?

Simply, because we are the best!

  • Grant-holder of the “Priority 2030” programme. The project aims to support 100+ Russian universities with the biggest potential to contribute to socio-economic development of Russia by year 2030.
  • Enters the top-100 Russian universities ranking by the Interfax agency
  • Enters the top-100 national universities cluster in the category “Best educational programmes of innovative Russia”
  • No 1 regional university according to the international “SCImago Institutions Rankings” of scientific organizations

Time-proven academic excellence

Throughout the 90 years of its history the university has trained over 140,000 professionals in such fields as linguistics, natural sciences, engineering, IT and mathematics, economics and management, psychology and sociology, arts and design etc. The majority of our graduates build successful careers, with 75% being employed right after graduation.

Cutting-edge research

UdSU scholars and students conduct research in 24 different areas. The most tangible results so far have been achieved in materials science, ecological biotechnologies, robotics. The research carried out in partnership with national corporations and foreign institutions (Roskosmos, Rosatom, Gazprom, Sberbank, University of Granada, EU, etc.) has a pronounced applied significance. Over 1,000 publications by UdSU scholars get registered in Scopus and Web of Science database. The university journal on mathematics, mechanics and computer science is the only publication with Scopus index in the region.

Full learning cycle

With the variety of courses offered at the Udmurt State University you can apply for one of our programmes right upon completing your secondary education, and you can go as far as Ph.D. degree. It is possible thanks to our bridging programmes such as pre-university and the Russian language courses, vocational education, and summer schools.

Warm welcome

We value a lot the contribution of international scholars and students into the UdSU learning environment, cultural diversity, and strengthening its global partnerships. That is why we prioritize your wellbeing and comfortable adjustment to new conditions over anything else. The work of UdSU international administrators and student volunteers guarantees that all of your issues are duly resolved, questions are answered, and you have plenty of opportunities to mingle with other students, have a good time, and get to know the region.

Unique location

The university is located in the city of Izhevsk – the capital city of the Udmurt Republic. On one hand, Izhevsk offers a well-developed infrastructure with lots of places to visit and things to do. On the other hand, within reach are dense forests, beautiful meadows, and the magnificent Kama river. Air connection with major cities allows for easy, fast and comfortable travel to any place in Russia.

Safe and comfortable environment

The Udmurt Republic is a truly multicultural region where over 120 ethnicities live peacefully side by side. Crime level here is one of the lowest in Russia. There are many sides to living in Izhevsk which you are sure to enjoy: delicious national cuisines, safe and vibrant social life, numerous cultural and sports events, reasonable accommodation prices (especially if you stay at one of our dorms), and the last but not the least – friendly and caring people.

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The Udmurt Republic

The Udmurt Republic (Udmurtia for short) is one of the administrative entities of the Russian Federation. It enters the Volga Federal region and the Ural economic region. The population is over 1.5 mln. people. The area is 42 thousand square km, which is exactly same as Switzerland.

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