South Ural State University (National Research University)

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Bachelor’s programs
Master’s and Specialist’s programs
PhD programs
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international laboratories
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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

VK –  @susu4you
Telegram – @news_susu
Youtube – @SUSU-TV

All degree levels

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

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 (You do not need to send your university graduation certificate to Moscow to obtain a foreign education recognition extract)
  • 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

Structure of the areas:

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

Expected year of foundation – 2026


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.

Documents required for admission

  • 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

Applicants have the opportunity to get the Russian Government Scholarship at

Foundation program for international students

The preparatory course in Russian as a foreign language and major subjects that depend on the chosen program of further studies.

Study areas:

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

Tuition fees per year

 ≈ 114,800 RUB – 1,350 USD*

*The exchange rate can fluctuate

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

Popular English-taught programs

Bachelor’s programs, 4 years

  • Mechatronics and Robotics. Mechatronics
  • Economics. International Economics and Trade

Master’s programs, 2 years

  • Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering. Electric Power Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering (Technological Machinery and Equipment
  • 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, students must undergo

  • Medical examination ≈ 65 USD per year
  • Medical certification ≈ 90 USD per year
  • Health insurance policy ≈ 60 USD
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