Lipetsk State Pedagogical P. Semenov-Tyan-Shansky University

Lipetsk Region
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bachelor's programs
master's programs
postgraduate programs
> 4,500
scientific schools
multidisciplinary institutes
> 200
international students from 25 countries

Lipetsk State Pedagogical P. Semenov-Tyan-Shansky University is a regional center for social sciences, pedagogy, culture, and humanities. It trains teachers of various subjects for the education systems of the Lipetsk Region, Russia, former USSR countries, and other countries.

  • Institute of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering
  • Institute of Philology
  • Institute of Psychology and Education
  • Institute of History, Law, and Social Sciences
  • Institute of Culture and Art
  • Institute of Physical Culture and Sports

Variety of events

  • Professional skill competitions and subject Olympiads
  • Youth leader internship at Artek, Orlyonok, and other children's centers on the Black Sea coast
  • Archaeology and museum internships
  • Sociology, judicial, and archival internships
  • Plein air painting
  • Work placement at major enterprises and top organizations in the region and Russia
  • Internships abroad
  • Round table discussions, seminars, lectures with the participation of international visitors and reputed researchers
  • Competitions and championships


The teachers actively help students during both classes and extracurricular activities, improving their oral communication skills and replenishing their ethnic and cultural knowledge.

International students take part in various educational and mass cultural events such as student fairs, the Russian Language Club meetings.

At the International Friendship Club, students tell about their native countries, share their customs and traditions, show national costumes, perform songs and dances.

The tutor helps international newcomers with their adaptation. The psychologist assists in resolving complex life problems and conflicts. Joint meetings are regularly organized in the dormitories.

The most creative students take part in making videos for student social media platforms.

To familiarize students with Russian customs and traditions, the university organizes tours around the city and region, to theaters, museums, exhibitions of all kinds. In winter, students go to the ski resort and take part in Russian winter entertainments.

Lipetsk State Pedagogical P. Semenov-Tyan-Shansky University in the HED magazine
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