Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University (SyktSU) is a rapidly developing university with more than a half century of history. It is the largest university in the Komi Republic and provides all levels of higher education. The university has an advanced infrastructure for science and innovation. In 2017 SyktSU received the status of the Russian flagship university (among only 33 Russian HEIs).
The university’s 286 staff members, who take care of teaching at the university, are highly skilled professionals — 65% of them have a Ph.D. and 12% a D.Sc. degree. Moreover, the university offers students a wide variety of educational programmes: more than 7,400 university students are spread over to about 200 bachelor’s and master’s programmes.
SyktSU has more than 38000 alumni who got good positions as true professionals in the different fields of life activity in different countries.
Entering SyktSU is a good challenge for you to show and develop your skills and finally be proud of becoming a member of the large university family.
Welcome to Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University!
Why Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University?
a wide range of educational programmes (Pedagogy; Medicine; Biotechnology; Informatics; History; Linguistics; Literature; Mathematics; Psychology; Physics; Economics; Art, etc.);
modern educational, scientific and applied laboratory facilities, equipped with high-tech equipment; simulation center for practical training of medical students;
successful interaction with enterprises of the real sector of the economy;
the University has more than 60 student associations: student councils and clubs, student television, student volunteer groups, theatres, scientific associations and many others;
the well-equipped campus of the University allows international students to feel like at home (all students get place in the dorm rooms, SyktSU has its own medical center, various sports grounds and halls, participation in extracurricular activities is encouraged and much more).
Mission and values
The mission of SyktSU is to maintain and strengthen the role of the University as a leading University of the Komi Republic, which provides:
training of highly qualified personnel, capable of making an effective contribution to the intellectual, socio-economic and cultural development of the Komi Republic, Russia and the world in the 21st century;
the development of fundamental and applied science as the basis of high quality education;
analytical and scientific consulting support for socio-economic development of the whole world.
In order to implement the mission, SyktSU aims to become a modern University of innovative entrepreneurial type with a developed corporate culture, one of the leading Russian universities in the field of building a regional scientific and social-oriented complex on the basis of the development of new educational, information and design technologies; creating new models for the training of highly qualified specialists for industries and social sphere.