Psychological and Pedagogical Education in Kozma Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University

Bachelor's program, Master's program


Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy,

Department of Psychology and Pedagogy of Pre-school and Primary Education



Head of the Department


Tel. +7 831 262 20 47, ext. 256



Awards and achievements. The programs have undergone joint international accreditation according to standards and criteria of the National Center for Public Accreditation (Russia) and Higher Education Evaluation Center of Ministry of Education of China in 2019, are annually recognized as leaders of the project Best Educational Programs of Innovative Russia. The students regularly win all-Russian Student Olympiads, such as "Foresight Pedagogy" and "I am a Professional."

Teaching staff. Highly qualified specialists. The percentage of scientific degree holders is 100, including two Doctors of Sciences. Representatives of the real sector of economy "Education": heads of kindergartens of Nizhny Novgorod, Principal of Nizhniy Novgorod Provincial College, Chairman of the Association of Pre-school Teachers.

Facilities and resources. Modern classrooms fitted with multimedia equipment with free internet access. Module educational space — a special zone for brainstorming, training workshops, group work.

Research. Professional training of pre-school teachers, innovative activity at pre-school educational institutions, development and testing of the model "Kindergarten of Minin University Using the Creative Workshop Technology."

Education. During the educational process, technologies such as "flipped classroom," role and business games, case study are used. As part of gamification of the educational process, reflection, feedback, collecting points, opportunity to choose an educational program, teamwork and team creation are implemented. Tools such as Trello, Padlet, as well as video conferences via various platforms are used as part of the digitalization of education.

Strategic partners. Association of Pre-school Teachers, schools and kindergartens of the city.

Competitive advantages. Skilled teaching staff, high level of the graduates' training, demand for the graduates and high employment rate at the job market.

Assistance and support for international students and teachers. The website is available in the English, Spanish, and Chinese languages. The students are offered accommodation at comfortable dormitories.

International Education and Cooperation Center:, tel.: +7 831 436 03 92.