South Ural State University is a university with interesting history and diverse traditions, this is a multidisciplinary educational institution which is famous for its scientific achievements, high educational preparation level, fundamental and academic basis, material and technical facility for the purposes of research activities and educational process.
This variation among the areas of education is not offered by any other university in Russia. Today, SUSU offers 240 bachelor’s programs, 150 master’s programs, 24 specialist programs, and 26 areas for postgraduate education. Students can find themselves in any area from humanitarian fields to rocket engineering.
Research activity is a key vector of development of the university. All the research is always targeted at solving the most urgent problems of the region and the country.Nowadays the breakthrough lines of research of SUSU scientists are: engineering (space engineering), supercomputing (intellectual data analysis), natural sciences (the search for alternative power sources) and human sciences (molecular mechanisms for development of chronic emotional stress).
The Association of International Students is an All-Russian student organization that main goals are
On the campus, in the heart of Chelyabinsk, surrounded by parks, lie SUSU educational facilities, 9 dormitories, as well as extra amenities such as a canteen, hairdressing salon, grocery stores, computer club, сafe. Hospital for students, pool, sport complex and more are located within a walking distance. SUSU serves as a platform for more than 30 creative associations. SUSU Campus amenities are in high regard among Russian and foreign students.
Famous for its fine traditions, SUSU Campus is the oldest campus in the Chelyabinsk Oblast. Campus is equipped with everything necessary for comfortable living, studying and maintaining good physical shape and health. Free internet access allows students to take advantage of the universities information sources: department's and faculty's file servers, SUSU electronic resources, scientific library website and major databases.
Dormitories are fitted with study rooms, halls for weightlifting, shaping and recreational gymnastics, recreation areas, where students relax and watch movies and TV.
At campus, students have access to all information resources of the university, such as file servers and Web sites of their faculties and departments, research library Web site and SUSU electronic resources catalog as well as major foreign databases.
In all residence halls Internet access is provided for convenience. Campus network users have lots of opportunities to study and entertain.
Public health services are an integral part of any successfully functioning system. The SUSU management also pays attention to the health of all the University’s students, professors and staff. There are summer and winter health programs which help support health and prevent illnesses.
South Ural State University campus is the largest residential complex and cultural and sports center in Russia, and is ranked among the best university campuses in the country. Located in the center of the city, the university campus comprises 8 residence halls and all necessary for comfortable living: cafeteria, a hairdressing salon, groceries, computer lab, cafe and a lot more. A vast green belt — Gagarin park — is located nearby for recreation and pleasure. SUSU academic buildings, policlinic for students, swimming pool, sports center, etc. are located nearby.
The University has created unique sports complexes – the Sports Palace and Academic Sports Complex. Within them – specialized gyms for basketball, volleyball, wrestling, Olympic weightlifting, boxing and kickboxing, aerobics, shaping, 4 training gyms, and the University shaping center.