South Ural State University (National Research University)

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Bachelor’s programs
Master’s and Specialist’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.

Multilingual website

Top factors for choosing SUSU

  • Programs taught in Russian and English
  • International industrial partners –work placements and internships
  • Expert center of evaluation of educational certificates (the university has the right to independently recognize foreign education for enrollment)
  • 9 dormitories within walking distance of the educational buildings
  • Supercomputer Simulation Laboratory which is the eighth by its capacity among the CIS countries
  • SUSU medical center and recreation camps
  • SUSU sports center (a swimming pool, a climbing wall, gyms and fitness rooms)

Tuition fees per year

≈ 1,800 – 2,800 USD*

*The exchange rate can fluctuate

University structure

  • Institute of Architecture and Construction
  • School of Medical Biology
  • School of Economics and Management
  • School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
  • Institute of Linguistics and Intercultural Communications
  • Institute of Media, Social Sciences and Humanities
  • Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
  • Institute of Sport, Tourism and Service
  • Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Institute of Law
  • 46 small innovative enterprises

World-class inter-university campus

Total campus area: 123,134 m2

Building area: 21,970 m2

  • 8 modern hotels for students and academic staff (3,400 accommodation places)
  • Educational and scientific center
  • Modular conference rooms

Expected year of foundation – 2026


Documents required for admission to Bachelor’s and Master’s programs:

  • International passport
  • Document confirming previous education
  • Translations of documents into Russian

Entrance exams are held in test format or individually in interview format

How to apply?

  • Send your documents to
  • Fill in the application form, sign the contract, and pay for your studies
  • Get an invitation to enter Russia

Application deadline – August 1

The languages of instruction are Russian or English.

To pursue Russian-taught programs, international students can take a one-year preparatory course throughout the year to master Russian and special subjects in Russian as part of the SUSU Foundation Program.

Applicants have the opportunity to get the Russian Government Scholarship at To get a letter of support, contact us at

Foundation program for international students

  • The course of Russian as a Foreign Language and major disciplines
  • Starting level is А0

Study areas

  • Engineering and Technology
  • Humanities
  • Medicine and Biology
  • Economics
  • Natural Sciences

Tuition fee from 99,000 RUB

After completing the course, students obtain a certificate that entitles them to apply for Bachelor’s, Master’s, and PhD programs.

All degree levels

  • Bachelor’s degrees
  • Master’s degrees
  • PhD degrees

Fields of study:

  • Technology and Engineering
  • Natural Sciences
  • Social Sciences and Humanities

Popular English-taught programs

Bachelor’s programs, 4 years

  • Mechatronics and Robotics. Mechatronics
  • Food Technology and Catering. Functional Foods and Nutrition
  • Economics. International Economics and Trade

Master’s programs, 2 years

  • Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Electric Power Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (major: Information Technology of Welding Engineering)
  • Technological Machinery and Equipment (major: Automated Hydraulic and Pneumatic Systems and Units)
  • Mechatronics and Robotics
  • Biotechnology
  • Economics
  • Management
  • Banking and Finance
  • Philology

International Student Support

+7 351 272-30-86

Partner employers

Kaspersky Laboratory, Sberbank, Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works, KAMAZ, the Roscosmos State Corporation, the Rosatom State Corporation

For foreign citizens:

  • Visa support is free of charge
  • Execution of documents is free of charge
  • Meeting at the airport is free of charge
  • Guaranteed accommodation in the dormitory ≈ 20 USD per month

After admission to any Russian university, students must undergo

  • Medical examination ≈ 65 USD per year
  • Medical certification ≈ 90 USD per year
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