Orenburg State University
Orenburg State University is the largest institute of higher education in the Orenburg region. It is a leading training, research and cultural center carrying out advanced educational services at all levels.
To provide the best education, Orenburg State University (OSU) recruits highly skilled professionals. 132 staff members hold Doctor of Science degrees and 658 Candidate of Science degrees.
The OSU student body on main campus is composed of more than 14,000 students! Thus, the university provides professional training with a strong focus on scientific research and up-to-date technology usage information. Students have at their disposal an Internet Center equipped with high speed transmission links, modern laboratories, and a scientific library that serves more than 27,000 visitors.
Furthermore, the university’s structure includes: 6 scientific and development institutes and various scientific laboratories, and centers that conduct research in over 33 disciplines relevant to science and engineering development. OSU, for the convenience and advancement of its students, maintains a botanical garden, a vivarium, and meteorological station. Lastly, there are five successfully operating Doctoral Dissertation Councils at OSU.
One of the university’s main priorities is to always offer intensive and prolific opportunities for OSU students. For example, OSU students can learn to create innovative work in the classroom and then take their learning into practice at local enterprises. Orenburg’s leading companies and organizations then provide work placements for OSU students, thus, leading to the successful careers of many of our students.
Friendships between OSU and international partners in Finland, France, Germany, Japan, USA, Kazakhstan and other CIS members allow our graduates to adapt to the changes of a globalizing world.
Orenburg State University creates a special educational environment for students because of the sustainability of our strong traditions, our continually striving academic potential, and the development and modernization of facilities for social, cultural and sport activities.
Lastly, OSU’s social infrastructure combined with the Students Center Palace of Culture "Russia", Sports Center "Penguin" (swimming pool included), Sports and Health-Improving Gym, Students’ Polyclinic, and the Accommodation and Food Services facilities all aim to ensure that both students and staff have a comfortable living and working environment on campus.
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On-line sate exam for "Economic security" graduates has been going for two days. 47 future specialists in financial accounting and control in law enforcement agencies have successfully passed the first tests. ›››
On May 22, scientists from Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan joined together to hold an International video conference "Historical memory as the basis for strengthening humanitarian cooperation in the Eurasia" (to mark the 75th anniversary of the great Victory). ›››
A graduate of the Moscow Conservatory and the winner of many international music festivals, a pianist Shino Hidaka recorded a video message with words of encouragement to Orenburgers. ›››
On May 7 Samara State Technical University in partnership with WCO (World Customs Organization), ITMO University (Saint Petersburg) and the International Customs Students Association held the Volga region (qualifying) stage of the VII international Youth i-Customs conference "International business, innovation and customs regulation". The event was organized with Zoom video-conference app. ›››
OSU Philology Faculty’s students, who major in English, together with their teachers, have developed a video project "Remembering the war in poems and songs". ›››
Amid the COVID19 pandemic, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia has delegated authorities to universities to choose a state exam as the final testing for graduates and define its format according to an educational standard’s requirements. ›››
A new project of the Agency for Strategic Initiatives “Boiling Point” is to find people who have ideas but face some difficulties to implement them. ›››
OSU got a letter of support from South China Normal University in Guangzhou. ›››
OSU has been accredited to offer secondary vocational education in 11fields of study like Construction, Information Security, Electronics and Radio Engineering. ›››
According to the research of media group „Russia Today” the University is ranked 44th out of 88 popular classical universities in the ranking for higher education institutions in Russia in 2019. ›››