Altai State Pedagogical University

Altai Territory
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bachelor’s programs
specialist’s program
master’s programs
postgraduate programs
professional retraining programs
professional development programs
scientific schools
> 76,000
international students

The first university in Altai. It trains top-notch teachers, nursery teachers, psychologists, coaches, speech and language therapists, supplementary education teachers as well as specialists in information science and computer engineering, economics and management, tourism, youth outreach management, and interpretation and translation studies.

Faculties and institutes

  • Institute of Information Technology and Physics and Mathematics Education
  • Institute of Physical Training and Sport
  • Linguistic Institute
  • Institute of Psychology and Pedagogics
  • Institute of Further Education
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Institute of History, Social Communications and Law


  • AltSPU is a laureate of the European Quality Gold Medal contest in the Top 100 Universities in Russia category and the Best Regional Specialized University category, a laureate of the Top Universities in Siberia interregional contest
  • AltSPU staff members and students get grants from the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, the Russian President, the Altai Territory Governor, the Ministry of Science and Education of the Altai Territory, the Barnaul Administration, the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh)
  • AltSPU projects win the contests as part of the federal projects such as "Human Resources for the Digital Economy," "New Opportunities for Everybody," "Social Escalators for Everybody," "Senior Generation"

The Altai Territory is a pearl of Russian nature and history. Its landscape diversity is striking, from steppes and Siberian taiga to lofty Altai mountains. The number of sunny days per year is 230, nearly as many as in Crimea.

Barnaul, the capital of the territory, has an international airport, a railway station, and a bus station around 5 minutes' drive from the university.

Altai State Pedagogical University in the HED magazine
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