Architectural Space Design in Nizhny Novgorod State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Master’s program


Faculty of Architecture and Design

Elena Kaidalova, Dean
+7 (831) 430-17-73, 430-75-11


Achievements. Every year more than ten educational programs of the university become laureates of the Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia contest. NNSUACE has one of Russia’s leading architecture schools. Every year the works of NNSUACE students become leaders in most categories at international review contests.

Teaching staff. Training is provided by more than 100 highly qualified teachers. More than 70% hold academic degrees of Candidate or Doctor of Sciences and are members of the Union of Architects of Russia, and around 50% are teachers with many years’ practical experience.

Facilities and resources. State-of-the-art laboratory equipment and modern software, cutting-edge educational technologies.

Education. Teachers use innovative educational technologies such as original courses of Russia’s leading architects and urbanists, partner universities’ electives that are included in the educational program, video lectures, course and graduation projects based on real
cases, advanced training and professional retraining programs offered on favorable terms for students, including professional English and French language courses.

Research. The faculty develops ten research areas. The university scientists conduct basic research, take part in all-Russian and international conferences, review contests and creative exhibitions. NNSUACE has the Architectural Workshop that implements the most complex projects for Nizhny Novgorod and the region involving students. Students participate in the project “Creating a Comfortable Urban Environment.”

Strategic partners. The university has strategic partnership and cooperation agreements with universities in Russia, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, China, and other countries as well as major enterprises and organizations in the region.
Competitive advantages. Experienced and highly qualified teaching staff, popular educational programs, state-of-the-art facilities and resources, the well-developed continuing professional education system as a factor of career advancement, dormitories
for Russian and international students, the comfortable campus in the city center with high traffic convenience, the active student community.

Employers and employment. The Municipal Enterprise Institute of City Development NizhegorodgrazhdanNIIproekt, the Department of the Urban Development of the Territory of the Nizhny Novgorod Region, the Department of Architecture and Urban Development of 
the Nizhny Novgorod Administration, creative architecture and design workshops in Nizhny Novgorod, Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Sochi, Vladimir, Archangelsk, Ivanovo, Voronezh, and other cities; NNSUACE departments.

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