Far Eastern State Humanitarian University

The Far Eastern State University of Humanities (previously KSPU — Khabarovsk State Pedagogical University) is one of the oldest and most prominent universities of the Khabarovsk Krai of the Far Eastern Russia.


Far Eastern State University of Humanities initially was established as a Pedagogical Institute. The decision to establish a new Pedagogical Institute in the Far East of USSR was made in the year 1934.


Following the development of the institute and overall faculty growth in 1994, by the decision of Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation the institute was transformed into Pedagogical University. In 2005, following the federal decision it was renamed as Far Eastern State University of Humanities.


In early 1990 the University established a cooperation partnership with Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR, USA). There are also established relations with the University of Hawaii (USA), and Osaka University (Japan), as well as cooperation agreements with University of Zurich (Switzerland) and University of Augsburg (Germany). In addition to student exchange programs this allows for joint scientific research and development studies.


Faculties of Far Eastern State Humanitarian University:

  • Institute of psychology and management
  • Faculty of physical culture
  • Faculty of Biology and Chemistry
  • Art and Design Division
  • History Department
  • Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Informational Technology
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Special Psychology and Pedagogy
  • Institute of Linguistics and International Communications
  • Eastern Languages Department

Student Accommodation

Dorms consist of eight rooms per floor, with 2-3 people per room. Each floor also has one kitchen and two toilets, and the basement has a shower. Students cannot select their own rooms. We encourage students to apply early, as the number of rooms are limited. Some students may not be comfortable with dorm rules, as they are often considered strict.

All Dormitories have the following facilities:

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Medical aid cabinet
  • Gym
  • Reading room
  • Free Internet connection

Khabarovsk City

Khabarovsk is a city in Russia, the capital of Khabarovsk krai. The city stands on the right bank of the Amur River, on the Middle Amur lowland, about 20 km from the border with China.


Khabarovsk features

The climate of Khabarovsk is moderate, monsoon, with cold and dry winters and hot and humid summers. The average temperature in January is -19.8 degrees Celsius, the average temperature in July is +21.3 degrees C.

The city is a large transportation hub connecting the north and the west of Russia, Primorye, and Sakhalin. The Trans-Siberian Railway goes through it. Khabarovsk is a connecting point of the federal highways Chita-Khabarovsk, Khabarovsk-Vladivostok (M60-Ussuri), Khabarovsk-Komsomolsk-on-Amur and the highway under construction Khabarovsk-Nahodka.

Khabarovsk airport offers flights to Moscow, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Novosibirsk, Yakutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Bangkok, Seoul, Harbin.

From the high bank of the Amur River, you can see Chinese territory. Khabarovsk Bridge as well as and the cliff and the monument to Muraviev-Amursky are depicted on the Russian note of 5,000 rubles.

You can try dishes from around the world in the restaurants of Khabarovsk: Russian, Ukrainian, Italian, French, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Uzbek, Azeri and other cuisines.

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