Currently part of the SSU them. Pitirim Sorokin has the following institutes: Humanities, Natural Sciences, Foreign Languages, History and Law, Culture and Arts, Medical, Management and Entrepreneurship, Pedagogy and Psychology, Social Technologies, Exact Sciences and Information Technologies, Economics and Finance, Legal, and also individual educational programs, continuing education. The structure of the university also includes the College of Economics, Law and Informatics, the Museum of the History of Enlightenment of the Komi Region, the Museum of Archeology and Ethnography, the Zoological Museum, the Museum of the History of Komi Pedagogical Institute, the virtual branch of the Russian Museum, the Botanical Garden, a biostation, a center of artistic creativity, a sanatorium and preventorium, swimming swimming pool, gyms, ski base. Since 1991, the Komi Republican face has been operating at SSU. The university has three levels of education: graduate, undergraduate, specialty. Teaching work is carried out by highly qualified teachers, doctors and …


On March 2, 2015, the university was named after PA Sorokin – Syktyvkar State University named after Pitirim Sorokin (SSU named after Pitirim Sorokin). In April 2017, the status of the basic university of the region was obtained.


On August 22, 2014, a monument to the eminent sociologist Pitirim Aleksandrovich Sorokin (1889-1968; sculptor A. Kovalchuk) was erected near the main building of SSU.


On February 14, 2013, the Komi State Pedagogical Institute was attached to the university (opened on February 21, 1932).

SyktSU rectors

The first rector of the University of Syktyvkar was appointed a prominent scientist in the field of the economy of the North, Doctor of Geographical Sciences, Professor Valentina Vityazeva (1919-2010). She headed the university for 15 years and was in those years the only female rector of the university in the USSR. In 1987, the rector was Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Alexey Grishchenko (1937-2011), in 1990 he was elected to this position Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Sergey Ivanovich Khudyaev (1934-2004). In 1995-2012, the university was headed by Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor Vasily Zadorozhny. From November 6, 2012 and. rector, and since February 20, 2013, the candidate of law Marina Istihovskaya was appointed as rector; Natalia Mikhalchenkova, Candidate of Economic Sciences, took the Rector’s position; from November 3, 2016, Acting Rector – Olga Sotnikova, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences.In the first academic year, two faculties …


In 1973, in order to improve the management of the educational process, the Faculty of Natural Sciences was divided into three: physical and mathematical, chemical and biological, and economical; in 1977, historical and philological — into two: philological and historical faculties; in 1994, physical and mathematical mathematical and physical, in 2000 – economics at the faculty of management and finance and economics. New faculties appeared: legal (1993), Finno-Ugric (1994), physical culture and sports (1996), psychology and social work (1998), faculty of arts (2000), and lyceum (1992), college of economics and law ( 2000), college of computer science and computing (2004), Vorkuta branch of SSU (2005). In 2011, on the basis of the faculties, institutes began to be created.


Syktyvkar State University was founded on February 10, 1972 as a result of scientific substantiation by V.A. Syktyvkar ”dated November 27, 1970, Resolution of the Central Committee of the CPSU on the establishment of a state university in Syktyvkar, No. St-9/8 p. of July 13, 1971, Resolution of the Council of Ministers of the USSR No. 698 of September 24, 1971 “On the Organization of Syktyvkar State University”, Order of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the USSR No. 783 of October 12, 1971 “On Organization of Syktyvkar State University”, Resolution of the Council Of Ministers of the RSFSR No. 580 of October 25, 1971 “On the Organization of Syktyvkar State University”, Order of the Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialized Education of the RSFSR No. 458 of November 11, 1971 “On the Organization of the Syktyvkar State University ”, Order of the Ministry of Higher and …

KSPI rectors

Rectors (directors) of KSPI: Alexander Bogdanov (1931-1932), Vasily Aybabin (1932-1933), Dmitry Shulepov (1933-1935), Nikolai Mikheev (1935-1937, 1945-1948), Pitirim Razmyslov ( 1937-1938), Dan Stepulo (1938-1941), Gennady Balin (1938, 1941), Konstantin Mitropolsky (1941-1943), Andrei Nazarkin (1943-1945), Alexander Kokarev (1948-1953), Nikolai Shuktomov (1953-1956), Pyotr Kuklev (1956-1958), Nikolai Beznosikov (1961-1972), Vasily Akhmeev (1972-2003), Valerian Isakov (2003-2011), Mikhail Kitaygorodsky (2011-2014).


Komi Pedagogical Institute  The Komi State Pedagogical Institute was established on the basis of a decree of the Council of People’s Commissars of the RSFSR on November 18, 1931; On November 1, 1931, Order No. 1 of the KSPI, A.F. Bogdanov, proceeded to organize the university. The grand opening took place on February 21, 1932: 12 teachers, 127 students; departments: socio-literary, physico-technical, chemical and biological. In 1934, a biennial Teacher’s Institute for the preparation of teachers of incomplete secondary schools was established (closed in 1954). In 1936, an open correspondence department was open, there were four faculties: historical, language and literature (philological), physical and mathematical, natural science; the first educational building was built in 1938 (architect I.A. Minin), before that the State Pedagogical Institute was housed for six months in a building at the corner of Sovetskaya Pushkin, then in the building of the former Theological School; in 1965 the …