Vologda State University

Vologda State University (VSU)


Vologda State University was founded on 15.03.1966 as a General Technical faculty of the North-Western Extramural Polytechnical Institute;

Vologda State University (VSU) is licensed by Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Science and Education of the Ministry of Education and Science to held educational activities (License 90Л01 № 0008690, registration № 1689 dated 12.10.2015).

Vologda State University (VSU)  is accredited by Federal Service for Supervision in the Sphere of Science and Education of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation (Certificate № 90A01 N 0001815, registration № 1722 dated 04.03.2016).

▲ ACADEMIC YEAR STRUCTURE:  2 semesters starting in September and February


Bachelor’s Degree Programs:


Institute of Management, Economics and Law

  • Jurisprudence
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Public Administration
  • Innovation Studies
  • Economic Security

Institute of Civil Engineering

  • Architecture
  • Restoration
  • Construction
  • Heat Power Engineering
  • Technosphere Safety
  • Land Use and Cadastre

Institute of History and Philology

  • Journalism
  • Pedagogical Education:
    • History and Law of Russia
    • History of Russia and Economic
    • History of Russia
    • Russian Language and Literature
    • Philology
    • Foreign Languages

Institute of Culture and Tourism

  • Science of Culture
  • Tourism
  • Hotel Business
  • Pedagogical Education:
    • Music and Additional Education
    • Science of Culture and Foreign Languages

Institute of Mathematics, Natural Science and Computer Science

  • Applied Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Chemistry
  • Geography
  • Biology
  • Ecology and Environmental Management
  • Applied Informatics
  • Information Systems and Technologies
  • Informatics and Computer Engineering
  • Software Engineering
  • Biotechnical Systems and Technologies
  • Engineering Systems Control
  • Pedagogical Education:
    • Biology and Geography
    • Mathematics and Computer Science
    • Mathematics and Physics

Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Power Engineering and Transport

  • Operation of Transport and Technological Machines and Complexes
  • Land Transport and Technological Facilities
  • Design and Engineering Support for Machinery Production
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Electric Power Engineering
  • Informatics and Computer Technology

Institute of Pedagogics, Psychology and Physical Education

  • Social Work
  • Psychology and Pedagogics
  • Physical Education for Persons with Disabilities
  • Pedagogical Education:
    • Physical Education
    • Primary Education

Mechanical Engineering Technical School

  • Information Systems (by Industry)
  • Information Systems and Programming
  • Industrial Equipment (by Industry): Installation, Maintenance and Repair
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Maintenance and Repair of Motor Vehicles
  • Economics and Accounting (by Industry)
  • Commerce (by Industry)
Master's Degree Programs:

04.01.02 "Applied Mathematics and Computer Science"

05.04.06 "Ecology. Management of Natural Resources"

06.04.01 "Biology"

07.04.02 "Reconstruction and Restoration of Architectural Heritage"

08.04.01 "Construction"
Master’s Programs:

09.04.01 "Informatics and Computer Engineering"

09.04.04 "Software Engineering"

13.04.02 "Electric Power Engineering"
- Master's Programs:

15.04.01 "Mechanical Engineering"

27.04.05 "Innovations"

38.04.02 "Management"

38.04.04 "State and Municipal Administration"

39.04.02 "Social Work"

44.04.01 "Pedagogical Education"
- Master’s Programs:

44.04.02 Psychological and Pedagogical Education


Vologda State University is one of the leading scientific and educational centers in the North-West of Russia. In our academic staff there are more than 360 highly skilled experts, including about 30 doctors of sciences and professors. The University conducts training of students and post-graduate students on the basis of the advanced scientific achievements.

Active scientific research is conducted in the following fields:


International cooperation is conducted in the following spheres:

VSU cooperates with the universities and high schools of Austria, Azerbaijan, Belorussia, Bulgaria, China, Germany, Finland, France, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkey, Ukraine, USA and Uzbekistan in the spheres of the academic cooperation, scientific and academic exchange. Within the framework with our partners, foreign professors regularly visit our University for lecturing, giving various practical and theoretical courses for our students and teaching staff. They take part in scientific seminars, workshops and conferences. The foreign students also come for practical training at our University, participation in seminars and conferences.

We offer the following areas and forms of cooperation:


Vologda State University

ul. Lenina 15, 160000 Vologda, Russia

Telephone: +7 (8172) 72-46-45

Fax: +7 (8172) 72-45-62

Acting Rector – Viacheslav V. Priyatelev

E-mail: rector_s@vogu35.ru

International  Office:

Telephone/ Fax: +7 (8172) 72-23-67

Head of International Office: – Vadim E. Perron

e-mail: perronve@vogu35.ru  


Sergei A. Volynin e-mail: volyninsa@vogu35.ru

Elena Tiutiunnikova e-mail: tiutiunnikovaea@vogu35.ru

VSU website: vogu35.ru