Karachay-Cherkessia State Pedagogical University

Karachay-Cherkess State University named after U.D. Aliev – the leading educational institution of Karachaevo-Cherkessia, is located in the city of Karachaevsk. Karachay-Cherkess State University is the first higher educational institution of the republic, founded in 1938. The University performs important regional tasks within the framework of a single federal cultural educational space. Taking into account the socio-economic situation in the republic, the region, demographic changes in the university, the structure of training of specialists is changing. There is an orientation towards training specialists of a broader qualification. In addition to the basic, the student receives an additional specialty or specialization. The University includes the Institute of Philology, the Institute of Culture and Arts, 8 faculties: physical and mathematical, physical education, pedagogy and methods of primary education, historical, natural and geographical, psychology, economics and management, advanced training and professional retraining of specialists


Faculties of Karachay-Cherkessia State Pedagogical University:

  • Economics
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Education
  • Administration
  • Archaeology
  • Biology
  • Design
  • Information technology
  • Art
  • History
  • Earth Science
  • Education
  • Philology
  • Ecology

Student Accommodation

Each room in the apartment is equipped with: a bed, beddings, desk and chair, curtains. Bathroom is shared between double and triple roommates​.

Shared facilities (for all the international students): Refrigerator, microwave, kitchen-range, toaster, TV, cooking utensils (pot, fry-ing pan, knife, cutting board, etc.), laundry room. Free Wi-Fi is available.​

Cherkessk City

Cherkessk is a city located in the south of the European part of Russia, the capital of the Karachay-Cherkessia Republic. It is the main industrial, economic, and cultural center of the republic.

Cherkessk – Features

Cherkessk is located in the northern foothill part of the Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia, on the right bank of the Kuban River. The average altitude is about 530 meters above sea level. The main waterway of Cherkessk is the Kuban River.

The climate is temperate continental. Winters are mild and long. Summers are moderately warm and short. The average air temperature ranges from plus 21 degrees Celsius in July to minus 2.5 degrees Celsius in January.

City transport is represented by trolleybuses, buses, and minibuses. Cherkessk is connected by railway with Nevinnomyssk, by roads with Krasnodar, Nevinnomyssk, and Pyatigorsk.

Cherkessk occupies a leading position in the economic potential of Karachay-Cherkessia. It produces about 50% of the industrial products of the republic, more than half of all residential buildings are constructed here, and more than three quarters of the total turnover of the consumer market are formed.

Cherkessk is the only capital among the North Caucasian republics of Russia, where the number of Russians is greater than the representatives of indigenous peoples. This is mainly due to its recent history. In the Soviet years, this new city became an industrial and scientific center, which attracted people from all over Russia. In the 1990s, local people relatively calmly coped with the collapse of the USSR, without fierce interethnic conflicts.

In total, representatives of more than 80 nationalities live in the city. According to the 2010 All-Russian population census, the most numerous peoples living in Cherkessk were Russians (54%), Karachais (16.2%), Cherkess (13%), Abazins (8.1%), Nogais (1.4%), Armenians (1.3%).

This city is the center of a unique multinational culture. Four state theaters are open here: the Republican Russian Drama and Comedy Theater, the Karachay Drama Theater, the Cherkess Drama Theater, the Abazin Drama Theater, as well as the State Philharmonic of the Karachay-Cherkess Republic.

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