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.
Welcome to Orenburg State University!
On March 11 educators from OSU Faculty of Law Olga Zhurkina, Elena Erokhina, Elena Maksimenko and Elena Filippova participated in the Zoom-conference «Inteligencia Artificial aplicada al proceso penal» held by the Law School of Universidad Austral (Argentina). ›››
On March 15, OSU Boiling Point hosted the Festival of Romance Languages and Cultures. Dr. Irina Moiseeva, Head of the Department of Romance Philology and Methods of French Language Teaching French, made a welcoming speech. ›››
With the support of the Embassy of Japan in Russia and the Orenburg region Government the OSU Japanese Information Center organized the XVII Festival of Japanese Films. The cinema-theatre «Sokol» hosted the fans of Japanese culture, students, young athletes, guests from the Orenburg region and the Republic of Bashkortostan. ›››
On March 4 OSUBoiling Point hosted a next webinar between Orenburg State University and Anhui University (China). It became another activity of the joint research project sponsored by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research grant. ›››
It has become a tradition at OSU to hold the Week of English every March. For the last ten years the Department of English Philology and Methods of English Language Teaching gives an insight into the life and work of outstanding English writers and poets. ›››
Through February 1–28, St. Petersburg State University of Economics held the VI International Student Competition «Do You know IFRS?» (International Financial Reporting Standards). The event was initiated by the Russian audit and consulting group of companies «BDO Unicon». ›››
On February 26, Orenburg hosted the International online conference «Cultural Heritage of the Peoples of Eurasia: milestones of History». It was dedicated to the 580th birth anniversary of Alisher Navoiy (1441–1501), a great poet and philosopher who laid the foundation for the Uzbek literary language. ›››
The OSU Japan Information Center and the Japanese Center in Nizhny Novgorod organized the online seminar «The development of organization structure and personnel training». ›››
On February 22, OSU Department of Legal and State Theory and Constitutional Law together with the Faculty of Economics and Law in Aktobe Regional University K. Zhubanov organized the international scientific and practical conference «Modern Problems of Human Rights Protection». ›››
German Total Dictation was held in OSU on January, 19. OSU students, students from Orenburg high schools and colleges, German language teachers and all comers got a chance to test their knowledge of this foreign language. ›››