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Orenburg State University

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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.

Welcome to Orenburg State University!

Booklet “Orenburg State University — 2019”

Presentation “Orenburg State University — 2018”


Denis Tolpeikin, Minister of digital development, communications,and mass media and OSU rector Zhanna Ermakova. Открыть в новом окне [118 Kb]


On September, 10 Zhanna Ermakova, Orenburg State University rector, Denis Tolpeikin, Minister of digital development, communications,and mass media, and Boris Nuraliev, CEO 1C company have signed a cooperation agreement in IT. It has become a nextr step after the cooperation agreement in IT with 1C company signed by Denis Pasler, Governor of the Orenburg region. ›››

Lyiudmila Dokashenko, Director of OSU Department of International Cooperation and Education Development. Открыть в новом окне [74 Kb]


On September 7, Online Summer School “Modern Russian Science and Culture“ has started. 31 students and also teachers from six partner universities took part in. ›››

Students have written the “Dictation of the Victory”. Открыть в новом окне [142 Kb]


On September 3, on the Day of Military Honour in Russia and the day of WW2 ending OSU students took part in the international educational project “Dictation of the Victory”. ›››

Building № 8 is renovated to become home for OSU Faculty of Electrical Power Engineering. Открыть в новом окне [180 Kb]


On September 3, campus building № 8, also known in Orenburg as The Center for Further Education “Progress”, was put into operation after the capital repair. ›››

International Forum “Eurasia Global” starts in Orenburg region. Открыть в новом окне [159 Kb]


On September, 2 the V International Youth Forum “Eurasia Global” started. 10 volunteers and 15 OSU members attended the forum. All of them are the university’s students and young employees. ›››

OSU Starts V International Online Summer School “Modern Russian Science and Culture”. Открыть в новом окне [230 Kb]


Online training for students from OSU and partner universities will take place on September 7–11. ›››

Orenburg State University. Открыть в новом окне [186 Kb]


“Yurait Statistika” Research Group has published open data on digital upgrade training of the country’s college and university staff. OSU has become a leader in the Orenburg region and has taken 33rd position in the list ofl Russian colleges and universities with total duration of its upgrade training programs being evaluated. ›››

Maria Brusilova. Открыть в новом окне [102 Kb]


Maria Brusilova, a member of OSU Social and Educational Office has won a grant support in the amount of 1 million 250 thousand rubles. Her project is a historical sport festival “Students Sport Team of 75th Victory Anniversary (SST-75)”. It is starting in autumn. ›››

Marina Glukhovskaya, Tatyana Evstifeeva, Marina Garitskaya, and Irina Stepanova. Открыть в новом окне [127 Kb]


The group of specialists from Environment and Natural Resources Management Department — Marina Glukhovskaya, Tatyana Evstifeeva, Marina Garitskaya, and Irina Stepanova have worked out a project to optimize planting of any urbanized area by means of a web-application. It will allow to plant city with trees more effective. One of the project’s advantages is that it is open to residents of a city, as well as professionals. The project has been already presented on Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) platform. ›››

OSU Associate Professor creates healing drinks from milk whey. Открыть в новом окне [73 Kb]


Elena Aleshina, Associate professor from OSU Biochemistry and Microbiology Department has suggested a new use of milk whey— to make a diet drink with oregano and berries. The idea has been already presented on Agency for Strategic Initiatives (ASI) platform. ›››

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