Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University

Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University



Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University



Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University (NNSPU) was founded in 1911 as Nizhny Novgorod Teachers Institute. In 1918 it was reorganised into NN Pedagogical Institute.

In 1987 the Institute was awarded the order of the Red Labour Banner by the USSR Supreme Soviet Act for its achievements in training school teachers. In 1993 The Institute was reorganised into Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University. Today the University is one of the leading higher pedagogical institutions in Russia.

For 80 years the University has trained over 50000 specialists in Education. Among the University graduates there are many outstanding scientists, politicians, diplomats, well-known professors and educators.

Education, astronomy, chemistry, educational psychology, history of Russia, the Russian language, the teaching methods of Russian, philosophy, environmental education, world literature, Russian literature are the leading research directions of the University.

Education of foreigners at pedagogical university started in 1995 and continues at the preparatory department and the academic study course.

If provides

Classes of the Russian language (36 hours a week in the 1st semester and 18 hours a week in the 2nd semester)

Classes in special subjects – chemistry, biology, mathematics, physics, computer studies, drawing and others (18 hours a week in the 2nd semester).

Classes in these subjects are led by professors and university teachers.

On completing the course of studies at the preparatory department foreign students are enlisted to any faculty of Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University or any other higher educational establishment on the speciality chosen by a student.

Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University trains specialists in the following subjects areas:

  • philology (the Russian language as a foreign language, English, French or German and literature)
  • history
  • philosophy
  • country study and tourism
  • tourism, excursion business and ecological tourism
  • chemistry
  • biology
  • ecology
  • computer studies (computing)
  • mathematics
  • foreign language (English)
  • oligophrenopedagogics
  • special psychology
  • logopedie
  • social pedagogicl
  • psychology
  • technology and business («Information systems in business and economics»)
  • technology and business (Fine art)
  • fine art
  • domestic science course
  • technology and business (applied economics)
  • technology and business («Business foreign language – English, in the field of professional educational»)
  • physics («Information»)
  • physical culture and sport.


  • The Falculty of Philology (dean- Samoilova G.S.)
  • The Falulty of History (dean- Makarov O.Y.)
  • The Faculty of Philosophy and Theology (dean- Fedorov A.A.)
  • The Falculty of Physics (dean- Gorshenkov V.N.)
  • The Faculty of Mathematics; (dean- Perevozchikova E.N.)
  • The Falculty of Technology and Economics (dean- Shevchenko S.M.)
  • The Faculty of Natural Sciences and Geogpaphy (dean- Kudriavcev L.F.)
  • The Falculty of Psichology and Education (dean- Dmitriev A.I.)
  • The Faculty of Physical Training (dean- Skitnevsky V.L.).

The course of studies, based on secondary education lasts 4 - 5 years (except the years of studies at the preparatory department).

Training in different subject areas is carried out both in special groups for foreigners (3 – 5 students) and in the groups of Russian students.

The following documents should be enclosed (with certified translation into Russian):

General Certificate of Secondary Education.

Medical certificate: (AIDS certificate, international certificate of vaccination, notary certificate).

Eight photographs.



The University provides the hostel and free medical care for foreign students. The dining room, gymnasiums, the library, the reading-hall, laboratories are at foreign students disposal. Student group consist of 4 – 8 students. All foreign students get grants fixed by the law of the Russian Federation.

Have you chosen profession? Do you want to get higher education? Fine!

We invite you study in Russia, to one of the three largest cities of Russia – Nizhny Novgorod. The city is situated in a beautiful place, where the Russian river Oka flows into the great Russian river Volga.

More than one hundred thousand students from Russia, Turky, India, Nepal, Suria, Pakistan, China, Japan, Israel, the USA, Canada, Germany, France study in the higher institutions of Nizhny Novgorod. You can get technical, humanitarian, economic, juridical, medical and other education in them.

You don`t know Russian?

We`ll teach you to speak and think Russian. Experienced specialists who teach foreign students the Russian language work at the Preparatory department of Nizhny Novgorod Pedagogical University.

Special methodics make it possible for you not only to master the spoken Russian language but also to write lectures and read and master books on the speciality you have chosen.

Address: 603950 Russia, Nizhnii Novgorod, Ulianova St., 1, office 411

Hakim Wahab Lartey
Hakim Wahab Lartey says:
Nov 02, 2015 05:30 PM

no database administration course on its own?

mazen says:
Jun 28, 2019 04:26 PM

I'm Syrian and i need to study english language because i need to take ILETS Exam

Do you have courses in english language (ILETS),and do you provide me with student Visa! if So please tell me how much does it cost!and duration of this course!


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