South Ural State University

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Bachelor’s and Specialist’s programs
Master’s programs
PhD programs
research and education centers
international laboratories
research institutes
international students from 56 countries

South Ural State University is one of the Russian higher education leaders, the region's center for innovative development in Digital Industry, Material Science, and Ecology.

The university’s advantage is high-quality education at affordable prices.

Multilingual website

VK – @susu4you

Tuition fees per year

≈ 1,600 – 2,400 USD*

*The exchange rate can fluctuate

Foundation Program

The course of Russian as a Foreign Language and major disciplines

The intensive course with immersion in the cultural environment helps students master Russian from scratch to the level sufficient for enrolling at a Russian university and studying there. The eventful extracurricular program of the course includes acquaintance with the city and visits to theaters and museums.

650 hours of the Russian language and 550 hours of subjects in the chosen study area.

Duration: 10 months

Language of instruction: Russian

Tuition fee 99,000 RUB ≈ 1,200 USD (the exchange rate can fluctuate)

Study areas

  • Engineering sciences – engineering, information technology, car manufacturing, civil engineering, architecture
  • Humanities – law, history, linguistics, psychology
  • Medical sciences – sport and health research
  • Economic sciences – economics, management, marketing, business administration, econometrics
  • Natural sciences – biology, physics, chemistry, nanotechnologies

After completing the course, students obtain the Russian language proficiency certificate.

International Student Support

+7 902 607-99-64 WhatsApp, Telegram
+7 351 272-30-86

Mechatronics and Robotics

Computer-Aided Control Technologies in Robotics

Bachelor’s / Master’s program

Duration: 4 / 2 years

Language of instruction: Russian, English 

Tuition fees per year:

159,000 / 169,000 RUB ≈ 1,750 / 1,860 USD

The Mechatronics and Robotics program offers:

  • A modern profession sought after by innovative enterprises
  • Participation in university, all-Russian, and international student Olympiads, contests, and competitions in the field of the profession being acquired, which are held, in particular, in various Russian cities and abroad
  • Participation in international student exchange and academic mobility programs
  • In-depth study of the English language and mastering the supplementary educational program “Translator in the Sphere of Professional Communication” with a second university degree
  • European Diploma Supplement
  • The opportunity to continue education by pursuing Master’s and PhD degrees at SUSU
  • Participation in sports, cultural, and scientific events organized by the university and the Instrumentation Engineering Faculty

One of the most innovative production plants in Chelyabinsk – Vysota 239 (Height 239) of Chelyabinsk Pipe Rolling Plant is the practical training facility for students.

Graduates of the Mechatronics and Robotics program can design computer control systems for mechatronic and robotic systems, develop process engineering solutions to produce them and test methods, operate and repair state-of-the-art robotic and mechatronic equipment.

Recent graduates are in high demand and have the opportunity to be employed by modern engineering companies and high-technology production enterprises, in particular, in the defense industry, mechanical engineering, power engineering, metallurgy, the transport industry, car manufacturing, dealing with design, production, adjustment, and operation of state-of-the-art robotic equipment.


Industrial and Environmental Biotechnology

Master’s program

Duration: 2 years

Language of instruction: English

Tuition fees per year: 169,000 RUB ≈ 1,860 USD

Among the teachers of major disciplines are well-known international researchers from Australia, India, and Bulgaria as well as heads and leading specialists of food industry enterprises.

While studying, students:

  • Acquire practical skills in developing and manufacturing biotechnological products, including functional products
  • Gain world-class knowledge and practical experience at the top enterprises of the industry
  • Participate in scientific projects implemented jointly with the industrial partners at the platform of the International Laboratory of Synthesis and Analysis of Food Ingredients as well as the Russian-Chinese Joint Research Laboratory of Food Biotechnology
  • Learn to launch new technologies as well as streamline the processes at biotechnology facilities aimed at import substitution: pharmaceutics, the agro-industrial sector, and food manufacturing

The program graduates are sought after by food industry enterprises, research institutes, biotechnology laboratories and can work as:

  • Process engineers
  • Biotechnology engineers
  • Biotechnological (pharmaceutical) production engineers
  • Process engineers at departments of production process development and optimization
  • Staff members at quality control departments
  • Biotech data analysts
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