Voronezh State Pedagogical University

Established in 1931, Voronezh State Pedagogical University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Voronezh (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Voronezh Oblast. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Voronezh State Pedagogical University (VGPU) is a medium-sized coeducational higher education institution. Voronezh State Pedagogical University (VGPU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 89 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students’ past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this Russian higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.


Faculties of Voronezh State Pedagogical University:

  • Psychological and Educational Faculty
  • Faculty of Science
  • Faculty of Physics and Mathematics
  • Faculty of Physical Culture and Life Safety
  • Faculty of Foreign Languages
  • Faculty of Humanities
  • Faculty of Arts and Art Education

Student Accommodation

The dormitory has a perfect location: grocery stores, cafés, and restaurants with Russian and international cuisine are within walking distance. All city attractions, museums, theaters, historic places are either within walking distance or easy transportation from the dormitory.

The dormitory also is conveniently located in terms of going to and from the airport, either by taxi or via metro.

The dormitory is a corridor-type residential building with shared facilities. One rooms usually accommodates three or four roommates. Entrances to the building are equipped with video surveillance and security posts.

Dormitory facilities:

  • Self-service laundry (in the basement)
  • Shared kitchens (on each floor)
  • Shared bathrooms.

Room facilities:

  • Beds with linens
  • Writing desks
  • Wardrobes/closets
  • Internet connection
  • Cable TV.

Voronezh City

Voronezh is a city in the European part Russia, the capital of the Voronezh region, situated on the banks of the Voronezh water reservoir (the Voronezh River), about 520 km south of Moscow. It is a cultural, industrial and scientific center of the region.

Voronezh features

Voronezh is considered the “cradle” of the Russian Navy and the birthplace of Russian airborne troops. There is a nuclear power plant located near the city, served by a satellite town of Novovoronezh (New Voronezh).

Voronezh City Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of September. The city is located in the temperate climate zone. The average temperature in February is minus 7.4 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 21.8 degrees Celsius.

Voronezh International Airport (Chertovitskoye) offers regular flights to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Sochi, Yekaterinburg, Kazan. Voronezh is also an important railway hub of the region. There are regular trains to Moscow, Kursk, Sochi, Tambov and other cities. Public transport is presented mainly by buses, minibuses, trolleybuses.

The most known educational facility of the city is Voronezh State Medical Academy (VSMA) (included in the list of Top 10 Russian medical universities). Thousands of students from all over the world (European countries, India, Iran and others) are studying in VSMA.

Voronezh is one of the largest economic centers of Russia with developed food, chemical, electronic, and engineering industries.

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