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SUSHPU at a Glance:

Established: 1934

Total enrolment: ~ 15 000

Faculty members: > 600

Alumni: > 80 000

Number of educational programs: ~155

About 1000 international students.

South Ural State Humanitarian Pedagogical University is one of the oldest higher educational establishments in Chelyabinsk Region. It was founded in 1934 as Chelyabinsk Pedagogical Institute. Over the years SUSHPU has proved its effectiveness and sustainability and has become one of the most popular Universities among school-leavers throughout the region. More than 80 000 SUSHPU graduates work at educational institutions of Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinsk Region, in Russia and abroad. SUSHPU alumni are the golden fund of the regions educational system.

About 15 000 students receive education on the programs of advanced vocational and additional training in SUSHPU nowadays. The University staff is composed by over 1 200 members. Annually the entrance commission enrolls above 4 000 applicants for studying the programs of higher education. Besides, approximately 3 500 people enter the Institute of Additional Education and Professional Training under additional vocational programs of professional reorientation and further training.

The University is a large center of learning, teaching and research. Over 400 SUSHPU scientists explore various fields of knowledge, including Education and Educational sciences. 240 Russian and foreign students investigate postgraduate programs. Our research associates carry out expert and consulting activities and cooperate with Russian and foreign colleagues, learning from each others successes and failures.

SUSHPU is now actively developing a strategy to promote the Universitys world-wide relations, global profile and international competitiveness. It is open to multilateral academic and scientific cooperation based upon the principles of mutual benefit and common prosperity. SUSHPU has currently established networking partnerships with such major higher educational institutions in Russia as M. Akmullah Bashkir State Pedagogical University, Perm State Humanitarian-Pedagogical University, Orenburg State Pedagogical University, and Mordovian State Pedagogical Institute named after M. E. Evsevyev. It is also included into the Chinese-Russian association of higher educational teacher-training establishments. At the moment, 1009 foreign students study at SUSHPU under bilateral cooperation agreements with 13 CIS and far abroad countries.

South-Ural State Humanitarian - Pedagogical University stands for its traditions and the best standards of pedagogical education set by our prominent scientists and administrators. The collective body of SUSHPU is represented by 570 permanent professors including 85 Doctors of Science and 315 Candidates of Science. The University structure comprises 13 faculties, 2 Institutes and 54 academic departments. SUSHPU is now firmly on the upgrade and therefore it is able to meet all the challenges of the present day.

The University provides relevant competitive education with widespread use of advanced informational and educational technologies. Our campus facilities include observatory, conference-hall equipped with stereo system for science film screenings, and scientific laboratories such as Neo-lessons educational center opened in 2014 as part of Scientific entertainment project. The aim of the center is to implement interactive training tools into the educational process.

Our foremost priority is to create a learning environment that enables students to realize their potential. For this reason, Chelyabinsk State Pedagogical University is constantly expanding the range of educational services. In addition, SUSHPU is gradually developing its significant presence in the global education space.

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Chelyabinsk is a prominent cultural, scientific and industrial center of the Southern Urals. It is one of the fastest growing regions of Russia. It has a well-developed economical, cultural and educational structure.


Founded: 1736

Area: 530 sq km

Population: 1,183,387

Higher education establishments: over 30

Schools: over 150

Secondary educational establishments: 50

Kindergartens: over 300


Chelyabinsk gained status as a city in 1781 and today boasts a population of 1.2 million. The city, also known as Capital of the Southern Urals, is divided by the Miass River and surrounded by a m

ixture of birch and pine forests.

Time zone: UTC+05:00.

The temperature can go as low as 30C in winter and as high as +30C in summer.


Chelyabinsk is famous for:


Chelyabinsk Tractor plant

         Traktor Chelyabinsk Ice Hockey team

         Chelyabinsk meteor (2013)

         World Judo and Taekwondo Championships held in 2012, 2014 and 2015

         Beautiful nature and the Ural Mountains the oldest mountain chain in the world which divides the continent into Europe and Asia


Main national holidays:

         January, 1-10 - New Year's holidays


February, 23 - Defense Forces Day

         March, 8 - International Women's Day

         May, 1 - International Labor Day

         May, 9 - Victory's Day

         June, 12 - Independence Day