Karachay-Circassian State University

Karachay-Cherkess Republic
The university photo

KCSU is an educational, scientific and cultural center of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic. It promotes the preservation of historical heritage, national identity, languages of the region’s peoples, strengthens friendship and mutual understanding among them. It trains multi-skilled specialists: students earn not only major degrees but also minor degrees.


  • Philogogy
  • Culture and Arts


  • Physics and Mathematics
  • Pedagogy
  • History
  • Natural Sciences and Geography
  • Physical Education
  • Psychology and Social Work
  • Economics and Management
  • Advanced Training and Professional Retraining of Specialists

Popular majors

  • Pedagogy
  • Psychology
  • Recreational Geography and Tourism
  • Journalism
  • Applied Mathematics and Informatics
  • Applied Informatics in Economics
  • Applied Informatics in State and Municipal Management
  • Foreign Languages
  • Natural Resources Management
  • Management in Education
  • ICT in Education
  • Entrepreneurship in Education
  • Tutoring in Education
  • Socio-cultural Design Management and Creativity in Education
  • Decorative and Applied Arts
  • Environmental Design


  • 4 educational buildings, one educational and laboratory building
  • 2 comfortable dormitories
  • Archeological Museum
  • Centers of Abazin, Nogai, Circassian, Slavic and Karachai cultures
  • UNESCO Chair branch (the research area is Theory and Practice of Multilingual Education)
  • A large hall for sports games, two gyms, a wrestling room, a gym hall
  • Teberda and Makhar training and recreation facilities, Arkhyz Mountain Sports Club
  • Driving school
Karachay-Circassian State University in the HED magazine
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