Support of International Students

Various orientation and on-boarding programs are offered to incoming international students at Samara University, including athletic and cultural events. International students at Samara University are offered visa support throughout their study program at Samara University.

Everyday Life of International Students

The Samara University campus, more than 200,000 square meters in area, has 13 classroom and research buildings, 8 dormitories, a sports complex, and a pool. Visiting faculty and young scholars reside in an apartment building with 60 apartments.

There are more than 2,000 computers on campus with an Internet connection speed of 40 Mb/s.

The University also has a health retreat, resort facilities and a club.

Leisure and Sport Events

There are dozens of various clubs and students unions at Samara University:

  • 16 varsity teams;
  • 9 youth science clubs, including 5 design bureaus;
  • 23 special-interest clubs;
  • Various clubs and unions (paragliding, driving, chess, go games, yachting, rugby, parachuting, hiking);
  • University mass media (a TV station, a radio station, a photo club, newspapers).

Additionally, students at Samara University can participate in many events and festivals (Fall Ball, Ethnic Festival, Student Spring, Student Autumn, etc.).

Employment of International Graduates

Data provided by indicates that graduates of Samara University successfully build their careers in Russia and other countries of the world, including Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, Israel, the U.S., Canada, Czech Republic and Belgium. Graduates of Samara University are employed at such companies as Airbus, Bombardier Aerospace, Schlumberger, Google, Microsoft, Intel, Biosense Webster, Honeywell, EPAM System, Alcatel-Lucent, Morgan Stanley, HSBC and others.