The Mission Statement of Belgorod State University

The mission of Belgorod State University (BelSU) is to solve research problems of international and national significance, to harmoniously integrate the educational, research, social and cultural functions of the University, to train highly qualified professionals capable of ensuring the competitiveness of Russia and Belgorod region in the global socioeconomic arena, and to preserve and develop the cultural and moral legacy of the country and the region.

Belgorod State University has

more than 23 thousand students from all regions of Russia;

more than 2800 foreign students from 91 countries;

more than 5000 graduates annually;
Academic March at the 1st of September

20 Joint Educational Projects with top universities in Europe and the Asia-Pacific Region

3 Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs in English

over 160 agreements for international cooperation

14 Associates and Members of the Russian Academy of Sciences

over 1,100 Doctors and Candidates of Science

9 Institutes, 2 Colleges, 1 branch

co-operational agreements for internship with more than 600 enterprises

24 core sub-departments of 105 sub-departments

Practice at Nanotechnologies and Nanomaterials Subdepartment

more than 180 specialties for Specialists, Bachelors and Masters

more than 300 additional advanced training programs

3 educational programs with the EUR-ACE® (Accreditation of European Engineering Programs) quality mark

quality management programs acknowledged by 55 countries of IQNet (USA, France, Belgium, Portugal, China, Germany, Korea, Austria etc.)

19 Candidate and Doctoral Dissertation Councils in 12 sciences

54 scientific disciplines for basic and applied research

24 for social and humanitarian specialties

30 for technical and natural scientific specialties

2 officially registered science schools

55 research centers and laboratories

2 common use centers for high-tech scientific equipment

a BSU Technological Cluster called ‘High Technology’ with a business incubator

Small innovative enterprise “Zitoinstrument BelGU” developing and producing microcapillary tubes for axilluary reproductive and cellular technologies

a regional IP Center;

a regional Microbiological Center

a ‘Pharmaceutical and Medical Industry Research Institute’

an Engineering Centre and Engineering School

44 small innovative enterprises

25 Postgraduate training programs in 66 specialities

a Student Union comprising of 22 Student Associations

.UN Club is the student association dealing with the projects related to international political organisations. The main goal is to conduct Belgorod UN International Model.

a Youth Cultural Centre, which includes 17 students clubs

a comprehensive Library system, including

10 reading halls,

8 delivery desks,

1,324 million editions

more than 4000 computers, 72 computer classrooms (inclusive of all branches and the Medical College)

22 academic buildings

7 Halls of Residence

a Publishing House called ‘Belgorod’

a church called St. Gabriel’s

a pharmacy licensed to prepare compound drugs

a recreational complex called ‘Nezhegol’

museums (The University History Museum, the Zoological Museum, the Mineralogical Museum and the N. Strakhov Library-Museum)

a University Healthcare Centre

a Horse Riding School

the Svetlana Khorkina Sports Complex