Best Educational Programs: PHYSICAL EDUCATION


Faculty of Physical Education and Sports

Bachelor’s programme


SKITNEVSKY, Vitaly Lvovich



HEI’s image. The Department of Physical Education and Sports of Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University is the source of cadres, which are demanded in Nizhny Novgorod region and beyond. Today seven International Masters of Sports study at the University – Dmitry Lobkov, ArtyomValin, Denis Timakov, EvgeniaIvanova, Alexander Nizov, EvgeniaSorokina, Andrey Mazunov; over 50 Masters of Sports – Maxim Kuptsov, Oksana Deriabina, VasilyKrylov, Alexey Tikhomirov and many others. About 85% of physical education teachers of the region graduated from the Faculty.

Programme presentation. Professional activity of the Programme’s bachelors includes physical education, sports, motion recreation and rehabilitation, healthy lifestyle promotion, service industry, tourism, management, research work, skill of performance.

The Faculty’s students prepare for pedagogical, coaching, recreational, managerial, re-search and educational professional activities.

Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University offers three more best educational programs in the field of Humanities:

THEOLOGY - Bachelor’s program, Master’s program

PSYCHOLOGY - Bachelor’s program, Master’s program, Specialist’s program

PHILOSOPHY - Bachelor’s program, Master’s program

Teaching staff. The Teaching staff of the Faculty’s departments includes professors – S.V. Dmitriev, G.N. Kozlova, V.K. Zvezdin; 12 PhDs, young teachers and postgraduates. Research work of the teaching staff guarantees the highest level of students’ training.

Competitiveness of students. The Faculty is famous by its achievements in track and field athletics. More than once the University’s team, which consists of the Faculty’s students, has won traditional track and field relays. The floorball team is a medallist of numerous championships of Russia and participates in international competitions. The football team “Volna FFK” is one of the top teams of the region. The fitness-aerobics team “Sport Stile” has achieved success on the national level. The Faculty’s students regularly win national and international competitions in swimming, kickboxing, sea pentathlon, futsal. The University has trained 17 Masters of Sports.

Interaction with employers. Employers actively participate in the educational process. The University regularly organizes competitions on the premises of partner-organizations, arranges joint events. The Programme’s graduates are employed in leading sports institutions of the city.

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