Irkutsk State University

Irkutsk State University Ranking

country rank: 41
world rank: 1804

University Overview

Irkutsk State University was founded in 1918 and is a non-profit public higher education institution situated in the city of Irkutsk (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 people), Irkutsk Oblast. Irkutsk State University (ISU) is a major (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational Russian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Science and Higher Education. Irkutsk State University (ISU) provides courses and programs leading to legally recognized higher education degrees in a variety of fields, including pre-bachelor degrees (certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 102-year-old Russian university has a rigorous admission process based on entrance exams and students’ previous academic records and ratings. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. ISU also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

Irkutsk State University Ranking

University Identity

Name Irkutsk State University
Acronym ISU
Founded 1918
Motto Intelligence, Humanism and Uniqueness
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Karl Marks, 1 Irkutsk 664003 Irkutsk Oblast Russia
Tel +7 (3952) 521 975
Fax +7 (3952) 242 238

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Karl Marx street Irkutsk 664003 3952521975 3952521900

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Memberships and Affiliations

Eurasian Universities Association Northeast Asian Forum of University Presidents (NAFUP) Russian Association of Business Education UNINET network Russian Association of Universities offering Korean Studies programs (RAUK) Association of Higher Education Institutions of the Russian Federation and Japan

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