Banzarov Buryat State University

Republic of Buryatia
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Bachelor’s programs
Specialist's programs
Master's programs
PhD programs
international students from 20 countries

Buryat State University is one of the largest universities in the Far East. BSU is one of the leading specialized centers for training personnel in a wide variety of fields.

The holders of a prestigious degree from Banzarov Buryat State University, who have advantageous starting positions, work in different regions of Russia and are in demand abroad.

Popular study programs

  • Mathematical support and administration of information systems
    Information Systems and Databases major
    The program graduates have fundamental mathematics education. The major subjects are taught by the region’s leading IT specialists.
  • Linguistics. translation and translation studies
    The BSU Institute of Philology, Foreign Languages and Mass Communications is known far beyond the university. It trains professional translators and interpreters!
  • Law
    BSU lawyers are rightfully considered the region's best!
  • Oriental and african studies
    The study program includes:
    • Oriental Languages (Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Mongolian) and Literature
    •History of Asian and African Countries
    • Socio-Economic Development of Asian and African Countries
    • Foreign Studies
    • Tourism
    The Institute of Oriental Studies offers networking programs and exchange programs. Students have the opportunity not only to visit the target-language country but also to undertake study placements there and then embark on a Master's degree, if desired.
  • General medicine
    Students undertake internships at the medical institutions in the city of Ulan-Ude where they acquire skills and abilities required for such a demanding and important profession under the supervision of experienced tutors.

Students pursuing engineering fields of study undertake work placements at real enterprises-the university partners where students learn the subtle details of their profession and often get a job as early as this stage. Most graduating Bachelors are fully-fledged specialists in their field already!

Many graduates pursue Master's degrees combining the learning process with their work activities. This is facilitated by a flexible study schedule.

Tuition fee

Language of instructionDurationTuition fees per year
Bachelor`s degreeRU4 years
145 000–190 000 ₽
1 594–2 088 $
1 468–1 924 €
11 531–15 109 ¥
Master's degreeRU2 years
170 000–225 000 ₽
1 868–2 473 $
1 721–2 278 €
13 519–17 892 ¥
Specialist's degreeRU5 years
145 000–190 000 ₽
1 594–2 088 $
1 468–1 924 €
11 531–15 109 ¥
P.h.DRU3 years
190 000–230 000 ₽
2 088–2 528 $
1 924–2 328 €
15 109–18 290 ¥
Residency programsRU2 years
250 000 ₽
2 748 $
2 531 €
19 880 ¥

Unique university location

The university is located in the sunny capital of the Republic of Buryatia – Ulan-Ude, two hours' drive from Lake Baikal, one of the world's oldest water bodies, which contains the fifth part of the world's freshwater resources.

Both Baikal and the coastal areas are notable for their unmatched flora and fauna, which makes these places really unique and always attractive to scientific minds and numerous travel enthusiasts and real adventure seekers.


  • Research and innovation activities, development of applied research
  • Modern educational infrastructure
  • The extracurricular activity system includes plenty of sports, creative, and scientific student associations

Arrival and adaptation

Buryat State University has the system of advisors and volunteers’ assistance in solving various everyday problems.
The staff members of the International Relations Department not only meet new students at the airport or railway station but also provide assistance in contacting the Admission Office and banks, checking in at the dormitory, undergoing medical examination as well as in contacting the migration service.

Natalia Banzaraktsaeva
Head of International Relations Department
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Address and contacts
670000, Россия, Сибирский ФО, Республика Бурятия, Улан-Удэ, улица Смолина, 24А
Banzarov Buryat State University in the HED magazine
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