Year of foundation: 1916
Total students: 26 125
Faculties: 11 / Departments: 250
Faculty: 1 330
|Professors190||Associate Professors645||Doctors of Science273||Candidates of Science856||International faculty members4|
Main educational programmes for prospective international students: 372
|Bachelor's programme135||Master's programme150||Specialist programme19||Training of highest qualification personnel68|
Additional educational programmes for prospective international students: 17
|Pre-university training programmes 2||Russian as a foreign language 10||Short term courses 3||Other programmes 2|
National Research Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod is a top Russian higher education centre providing thorough training in the best Russian academic traditions. The university has had the status of research centre since 2009.
Lobachevsky University’s distinctive feature is high quality of education and affordable tuition fees. It offers a large range of education programmes and modes of study, as well as scholarships and grant programmes.
UNN won recognition worldwide. It is a member of the European University Association (EUA) and the Deans European Academic Network (DEAN) Executive Committee. It was listed in the top 100 100 BRICS education centres in QS Rankings 2013-2015.
UNN offers English medium programmes in the following fields:
- Fundamental Informatics and Information Technology
- International Relations
In 2014, the University launched a state-of-the-art Lobachevsky computational cluster ranking 24th among the world’s supercomputers. In 2015, it opened the SPF Vivarium , the third in Russia, to conduct research in schizophrenia, epilepsy, and Altzheimer’s disease. In 2017, UNN launched the Center for Innovative Development of Medical Instrument Engineering featuring full design and marketing of competitive high-tech domestic products. The Centre is tasked with consolidating the research, clinical and education tracks.