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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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Booklet “Orenburg State University — 2019”

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OSU as the site for sharing experience in promoting the Russian language in Central Asia. Открыть в новом окне [131 Kb]


On November 27, OSU hosted the international video conference «The Russian language as a tool for developing international competencies». It was organized by the OSU Research Institute of History and Ethnography of the Southern Urals, Khujand State University (Tajikistan) — OSU’s partner and autonomous non-profit organization «Commonwealth of Peoples of Eurasia». ›››

OSU student in the national stage of the «Abilympics» Olympiad. Открыть в новом окне [180 Kb]


The national stage of the professional skills championship among disabled people and people with disabilities «Abilympics» started on November 23. One of the participants is Oksana Gapeeva from OSU, the winner of the regional stage. ›››

How to say in Russian …?. Открыть в новом окне [193 Kb]


On November 13 at the «OSU Boiling Point» site OSU students majoring in Russian language and students from Transbaikal State University discussed the problem of the most popular borrowings in the modern Russian language «How to say in Russian...?» ›››

OSU students test their knowledge in ethnography. Открыть в новом окне [94 Kb]


«Great Ethnographic Dictation» is being held all over the country. OSU students and staff are participating in the large-scale project for the fifth time. ›››

OSU cements cooperation with the German University. Открыть в новом окне [126 Kb]


On November 3, 2020 educators, students and administrators from two universities — OSU and Georg Agricola University of Applied Sciences (Bochum, Germany) — met online. Earlier, staff members from the German university presented their school to OSU students and professors. Responding to the event, OSU leaders introduced their colleagues in Germany to our institution.  ›››

Days of German culture at OSU: from exclusive readings to studying acting. Открыть в новом окне [41 Kb]


On October 26–30, OSU hosted the Days of German culture. The event was organized by the Department of German Philology and Methods of German language Teaching and the German Language Center›››

The Volga — Yangtze Forum has strengthened cooperation between dozens of universities from the two countries. Открыть в новом окне [161 Kb]


On October 22–23, members and experts from the Volga — Yangtze University Association met at the III forum. The event brought together representatives from more than 80 universities in China and Russia. ›››

OSU students can get a degree in a University in Finland. Открыть в новом окне [50 Kb]


On October 16, Microsoft Teams communication platform hosted an online seminar about double-diploma program between Orenburg State University and South-Eastern Finland University (XAMK). ›››

Teleconference with China at the “OSU Boiling Point”. Открыть в новом окне [127 Kb]


On October 21, students from OSU Department of English Philology and Methods of English Language Teaching had a teleconference with South China Normal University in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, China. ›››

Maria Kameneva. Открыть в новом окне [92 Kb]


Maria Kameneva won five medals at the second qualifiers of the International Swimming League (ISL). ›››

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