Adyghe State University

Adyghe State University is a leading educational and research center of the Republic of Adygea.

ASU history dates back to 1940, when the city of Maikop, opened Teachers’ Institute, which became in 1952 Adyghe Pedagogical Institute, and in 1993 – State University. The opening of the university marked the beginning of higher education in Adygea, created the necessary conditions for the emergence of other educational and research institutions in the region.

Today it is one of the leading universities in the South of Russia, which has well-known scientific schools, highly qualified teaching staff, modern technology, and information base. As a recognized educational, scientific and cultural center of the region, ASU continues to develop dynamically and actively participates in the formation of a competitive “knowledge economy”.


In October 2015 ASU noted the important date – the 75th anniversary of its founding. ASU went a long way, rich in significant dates and events, and the 75-year anniversary was the occasion for many generations of teachers, staff, and students. Over the years, the walls of the university left tens of thousands of professionals, including prominent scientists, teachers, writers, public figures. The university has become a real source of skilled workers for domestic and economic complex of the Republic of Adygea and other territories in southern Russia. Its graduates make up a scientific, educational, political, economic and cultural elite of the region.


Anyone who is motivated to increase their knowledge and professional competence, ASU provides the opportunity to study in different educational paths and levels – from preparing to enter the university to obtain academic degrees and academic titles.


Profound professional knowledge and practical experience of university teachers and employees, respect for the classical traditions of the institution, the modern scientific and technical base and one of the best research libraries of Southern Russia provide a high level of training and allow the university to make a worthy contribution to the development of Adygea.


The rector of Adyghe State University is Doctor of Sociological Sciences, Professor Rashid Dumalichevich Khunagov. Achievements and successes R.D. Khunagov in scientific and scientific-pedagogical activities marked by a number of awards and honorary titles. R. Khunagov – member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, Academy of Social Sciences, Honored Scientist of Kuban, Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation, Honorary Doctor of the Institute of Sociology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Abkhaz State University, South Federal University, Mongolian State University, member of the Honorary Oxford Academic Union, Club rectors of Europe. He was elected an academician – a foreign member of the Serbian Academy of Education (Serbia, Belgrade), has the honorary title “Excellence in Education of Mongolia”. Repeatedly was marked by the sign “Rector of the Year.”


He was awarded medals “Glory of Adygea”, “For outstanding contribution to the development of the Kuban”, the Honorary silver medal named after V.I. Vernadsky, the Jubilee Medal “100 Years of the Trade Unions of Russia”, the medal of the Cambridge Center for Biographical Research “Professional Leader”, the silver medal to them. P. Sorokin “For his contribution to the development of national sociology”, the Medal of Honor of the State Council-Khase of the Republic of Adygea “The Law. Debt. Honor ”, Certificate of Merit of the Council of Federation of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Certificate of Merit of the Legislative Assembly of the Krasnodar Territory. Cavalier of the Order of Hagia Sophia, Winner of the European Socrates Award, Winner of the American Award Gold Certificate of Quality and Medal for Contribution to the Development of Science and Culture, Winner of the Competition of Scientific Studies on Caucasus Studies in Southern Russia. Yu.A. Zhdanov.


Since its founding to the present day high school successfully fulfills three main functions of modern classical university – education, science, participation in ensuring the region’s development. ASU objectives are: to preserve and increase the intellectual potential, the formation of innovative culture, the promotion of high technologies in the economy and social sphere of the Republic of Adygea, a humanistic education system of values, the development of culture and the creative traditions of the society, the preservation and development of the Circassian language and culture.


The university enrolled more than 11 thousand students from Adygeya, other regions of Russia and foreign countries on a wide range of vocational training programs. The ASU licenses more than 100 areas of training in higher (undergraduate, graduate, specialty), secondary vocational and further education. Teaching and research university structure includes: 2 Institute (Institute of Arts, the Institute of Physical Culture and Judo), 12 faculties (Mathematics and Computer Science, Engineering Physics, natural science, history, philology, Adygea philology and culture, foreign languages, law, economics, Teachers, faculty of social technologies and tourism, international), humanitarian and technical College, research Institute of complex problems, research centers, laboratories, museums, National space Centre services, student business incubator, vocational training center. It operates a branch in Belorechensk Krasnodar Territory. At ASU successfully it works for Republican natural-mathematical school. The University has developed social infrastructure, sanatorium, the Palace of Sports, holiday villages and other units of cultural and recreational orientation.


For many decades, the university has formed a powerful scientific and pedagogical potential, it employs more than 700 faculty and staff, about 100 doctors and 370 candidates of sciences, 54 honored workers of science and arts of Russia and Adygea, 24 academicians of the Russian and international academies, 69 honored workers of education, culture, and sports in Russia and Adygea.


The development strategy of the ASP based on the establishment of a multilevel and multifunctional research complex, capable of ensuring the continuity of pre-university education and primary vocational to postgraduate and further for different categories of students.


The quality of preparation of graduates of ASU has been recognized at national and international levels. University introduced in the Federal Register “All-Russian Book of Honor” (2008), “Russian Board of Honor” (2012). Educational programs of the university have been certified by the Chamber of Commerce of the Russian Federation, the European Scientific and Industrial Chamber (Belgium), the Association of Lawyers of Russia, the European Organization for Quality (EOQ). ASU is the winner of numerous competitions, including: “One hundred best goods of Russia”, “The best training centers of the Russian Federation” (2011), “100 best universities in Russia”, “Best Regional High School” (2012), “Best company of the year “(2013) etc. educational programs of the University for a number of years. (2012 -. 2015) are the winners of the All-Russian project” The best educational programs of innovative Russia “. In 2014, the results of the All-Russian competition of Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation on the quality of education ASU project “Proposals for quality assurance of students at the higher education level,” entered the top twenty and was the winner of the contest. The quality management system ASP, based on the requirements of ISO 9001 series of quality standards: 2008, successfully passed the procedure of surveillance and recertification EvroStandartSert system. In 2015, the ASU is turned on by the international rating agency ARES in the category of Russian universities, the relevant European quality standards.


High-quality training supported by the results of students’ participation in regional and All-Russian Olympiads and competitions over the last 5 years, medals and diplomas of Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, diplomas and awards received in 1224 ASU student.


Formation of image of the classical university is impossible without modern training and methodological support. New Research Library ASU area of over 3,000 sq.m. It has a large computer park, working in an automated library system. The electronic library funds there are tens of thousands of e-books. Appreciation Scientific Library gave ASU Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin during a teleconference with heads of Russian universities in April 2010.


In terms of global information, the role of the university as a conductor of the most progressive achievements. The rapid development of computer technology has led to the expansion of the channel capacity of the Internet access of up to 54 Mbit / c. ASU Computer park includes more than 1,000 computers, 44 computer classes, united in a local network. In the educational process are widely used information technology, teachers will organize lectures and practical classes with the use of multimedia and the Internet. It implemented a broad introduction to the educational process of distance learning based on a modular object-oriented dynamic learning environment Moodle. Corporate computer network based on fiber-optic channels tied into a single information space of all remote units of the University, including dormitories. In the academic buildings and dormitories installed wireless access points to the Internet (Wi-Fi).


A special role in the innovation economy development tasks given to high school science. For the 75-year history of the university have developed and are actively working dozens of schools of thought, many of which are known not only in Russia but also abroad. The main tasks of ASU at the present stage are: the establishment of a modern scientific infrastructure and equipment base; increasing the productivity of scientific research; the development of innovation; academic mobility. The focus is on strengthening the human resources component, improving the structure of university research, extension activities Institute for Complex Problems and business incubator, the creation of small innovative enterprises and the development of basic research in the field of natural, philosophical, historical, sociological and political sciences.


The university post-graduate courses and 23 doctorates on 3 specialties, 7 dissertation councils for doctoral and master’s theses.


Successfully operating in 2009 created the Research Institute of complex problems, including 4 R & D centers, 11 laboratories, 3 museums, botanical gardens and other structures.


Since 2012, it operates student “business incubator” with a wide network of experimental, advisory, innovative structures, which allowed an effective center of small business development in the region. Student Business Incubator ASU entered in September 2015 in the All-Russian public organization “Association of student business incubator of young entrepreneurs and scientists of Russia.”


In 2010 it created a small enterprise “Geo-Vertex”. The result of his activity was the implementation of 93 economic agreements with organizations for 2010-2015 in the scientific and industrial environment of the region introduced 20 large-scale products in the field of geoinformation technologies. At the stage of formation are small innovative companies, organized with a view to the practical application of results of intellectual activity in the field of Nutrition and Psychology: “AnalitBioHimTeh” LLC, “Psi-Master.”


Performs research in priority areas of science, technology and engineering, “Nanosystems”, “Information and telecommunication systems”, “Environmental Management”, “Life Science”, “Security and Countering Terrorism”.


Space Services Center, based at ASU, is implementing projects included in the program of the Federal Space Agency and the Cluster of space technologies and communications development fund development and commercialization of new Center “Skolkovo” technologies. ASU scientists have developed a new structural model for prediction and modeling of natural and socio-economic processes on the basis of the results of space activities. The GIS center ASU developed and patented a method for predicting the date and the water level extremely high floods, offered a fundamentally new method for predicting severe weather events.


Research on the stabilization of unstable control dynamical systems. Developed theoretical foundation and built physical models of processes and phenomena associated with the movement of charged particles and radiation in various electromagnetic fields.


The results of studies to determine the immunogenetic, physiological and nutritional status of the population of the Republic of Adygea allowed us to create an information and methodological basis for assessing genetic and psychosomatic health. University scientists have developed effective ways of bioconservation of rare and protected species of the Republic of Adygea. According to the results of the monitoring of the biological diversity of the North-West Caucasus in 2013, the Red Book of the Republic of Adygea was published in 2 volumes, including recommendations for the conservation, restoration and rational use of biodiversity in order to preserve the stability of the region’s ecosystems. In order to implement the joint project “Endemic Plants and Animals of Adygea and Düzce”, an initiative group was formed of scientists from the Research Institute of Complex Problems of ASU and the University of Düzce (Turkey).


Actively introduced the concept of the formation of an integrated socio-economic infrastructure of the macro – and micro-regions of Southern Russia through the creation of special economic zones and inter-regional innovation clusters, taking into account the actual use of the competitive advantages of the Republic of Adygea. The university has developed and implemented transport logistics during the competition, the Universiade and other large-scale events. This development has been successfully tested at the Sochi Olympics in 2014.


Also, Adyghe State University scientists developed advanced methodical and methodological tools of modern research of ethnic-social processes for the prevention and management of inter-ethnic tensions in the multiethnic region. In this area in 2015, the University won a grant for the project “Ethno-social processes and ethnic tensions in the South of Russia: the improvement of analytical tools and methods of regulation ‘(the total amount of funding – 16 million rubles..).


Much attention is given to the problems of functioning and development of the Circassian language, literature, and culture.


The total amount of disbursements by NTP, grants (467 R & D) over the past 5 years has exceeded 206 million. rub., The amount of financing of international projects totaled around 57 mln. rub.


In recent years, sharply increased Publication teachers activity significantly increased the number of articles cited in indexed databases (RISC, Web of Science, Scopus), increased the number of certificates of registration of intellectual property and patents.


Development of basic scientific fields is based on system integration with institutions of RAS, a wide range of Russian and foreign partners and potential users of the results of scientific research. One example of successful integration practices are basic departments and laboratories, which have a network structure and based on cooperation ASU and Southern Scientific Center RAS.


Integration of the educational process with science and production is carried out with the participation of undergraduate and graduate students. Each year, about 2,500 students are the performers of research, the results of studies published over 600 student research papers. Actively working Student Scientific Society. On the basis of ASU, research schools are 53 student research team. During the 2010-2014. on the results of Russian competition for the best scientific work of students of the university student got 590 degrees.


ASU publishes 12 scientific journals and collections of scientific works 9. Since 1998, the scientific magazine “Journal of the Adygeya State University”, included in the list of leading peer-reviewed scientific journals and publications recommended by HAC RF for publishing papers competitors of scientific degrees of doctors and candidates of sciences. The journal is included in Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory International database.


ASU cooperates with universities in Russia, CIS, and foreign countries is a member of the International Association of Universities. Concluded and successfully implemented 19 international cooperation agreements. As part of the contracts are held scientific conferences, organized joint laboratories, scientific and pedagogical activity of teachers, training of students. Much attention is paid to the introduction and integration of academic mobility programs in the world scientific community. Over the last 5 years, 143 teachers and 737 students of ASU traveled abroad with professional objectives. At the same time in the educational process in the faculties and institutes, ASU took 26 teachers from the USA, Germany, France, Syria, Finland. To participate in internships and conferences University received more than 100 international graduate students and professors. The university trains young people from near and far abroad. CIS, Syria, Turkey, Jordan, China, Mongolia, Palestine, Israel, Montenegro, Nigeria, Congo, and others to strengthen the positions of ASU in the international arena contributes to the university’s participation in international educational and scientific programs. A powerful incentive for an effective transition to tier education, the development of innovative approaches was the participation of educators and psychologists ASU in a project of the European Union “Tempus 4: Educational toward undergraduate social work program” in 2009-2012. in partnership with a number of leading universities in Germany, England, France, and Italy. ASU researchers are involved in the international project on the creation of the European Union on Russia Center South. Russian university partners (SFU, ASU, Volgograd State University) became the University of Kingston (UK) and Mr. Linchopinga (Sweden).


The University has 5 academic buildings and constantly increasing its educational and laboratory areas. In 2009, it completed construction of a new Science Library, capable of meeting the highest level of educational needs of the scientific community in the region. Significantly increased educational-laboratory base of ASU in 2012, when they have put into operation two new original architectural decision of the body that has become a real decoration of the urban landscape: the educational building area of 7.6 thousand square meters. and Business Incubator area of 3 thousand sq. m. m. The fitness center “Akuanda” with an indoor 25-meter pool on the program of the party “United Russia”, “500 pools.” Built in 2014, In 2015, it completed construction of a monumental sports complex comprising Sports Palace and 9-storey dormitory. It opened after the reconstruction of ASU comfortable hostel with a health center on the first floor. Another new hostel with 180 seats and the core of a sport with a football field was opened on the territory of Humanities and Technical College ASU.


The university developed a strong tradition of spiritual, moral, aesthetic, civic and patriotic education of students and labor. The talents of students are disclosed in numerous creative teams Cultural Center ASU: studio theater, folk and pop dance, vocal and instrumental ensemble, etc. Folk Ensemble “Nart ASU” Adyghe dance twice won the International Festival “Almond blossom” in Italy, repeatedly became the winner of Mediterranean folklore festival in Turkey and on an ongoing basis participated in the cultural program of the Olympic Games in Sochi. Student musical theater “Art Riton”, annually presenting to the audience new musicals, earned a standing ovation in many cities of Russia and the triumph made abroad at the Youth International Festival of Ancient Drama in Siracusa (Italy) with the musical “The last gift of Prometheus”.


High levels of socio-cultural work with students allowed to ASU for the third time to become the winner of the RF Ministry of Education of the competition program of the activities of student organizations and to obtain additional financing in the amount of 15 mln. Rub. in areas of “Student Government” “Volunteering and social projects”, “Patriotism and tolerance”, “Sport and healthy lifestyle,” “Science and Innovation” and others.


The highlight of 2015 was held in Adygea on the basis of ASU International festival “Student spring in the Caucasus”, which was attended by students from all over Russia. Particular attention in the framework of the festival was given to the 70th anniversary of the victory of the Soviet people in the Great Patriotic War. most clearly shown Contribution of the regions of the North Caucasus and Transcaucasia countries in the Great Victory told Exhibition Complex “Street Wins” deployed in the courtyard of ASU, and competition of patriotic “Soldier’s envelope” songs that the youth alive the memory of those who gave their lives for the motherland. The culmination of the festival was a symbolic action “Candle of Memory”. June 2 at 4:00 at the Eternal Flame at the military memorial in Maikop gathered participants of the International festival – representatives of 20 regions of Russia and abroad, as well as residents of the capital of Adygea, supported the youth initiative, and together lit more than three thousand candles lit up the sky in memory of the victory and its heroes.


On the basis of the Institute of Physical Culture and Judo ASU grew more than one generation of Honored Master of Sports, World Champion, European and Olympic Games. Among them: V.Nevzorov – the first Soviet world champion in judo, Olympic champion (1976); A. Emizh – Olympic bronze medalist (1980), European champion in judo; Khasanov – 11-time world champion and 7-time European champion, 4-time winner of the World Cup, the 19-time champion of Russia in Sambo; H.Tletseri – one of the most titled judoka Russia and the world; S.Aliferenko – Olympic champion in shooting. List of high sports achievements the university has expanded in 2010, men’s basketball team “Dinamo-ASU”, has become the champion of Major League. ASU Women’s team handball is a leader in the Super League of the Russian Federation, ASU players repeatedly took to the top places in the championship of the Southern Federal District. older traditions continue today’s students – master of sports of international class in Russia: A. Alifirenko – a three-time champion, bronze medalist of world championships, seven-time winner of the European championships, ten times winner of the championships of Russia among juniors and youth, silver and bronze medalist Russia in shooting; A. Yevtushenko – a member of the Russian national team in cycling, three-time medalist of the championships of Russia and winner of the Cup of Russia among juniors, champion of Russia; A. Borsov – a three-time champion of Russia, European and world champion, three-time winner of the World Cup in kickboxing and more. al.


The university created the necessary conditions for recreational activities and recreational activities: operating sanatorium “Health”, there are two educational and recreational base on the Black Sea coast and the educational and health complex “Mountain Legend”, located in the scenic mountainous area.


Since 1989, the newspaper “Adyghe University” is published in the ASU. Since 2012, the newspaper is the winner of the All-Russian competition of student publications and young journalists “Crystal Arrow”, established by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Government of Moscow and the Moscow Student Centre, and among the top five Russian student newspapers.


Adygei University occupies a strong position in the scientific and educational community of the Southern Federal District and Russia as a whole and makes every effort to conquer new frontiers, to achieve the highest rating, and always be at the center of scientific progress and the global public interest.


Faculties of Adyghe State University:



Currently on the faculty operates two departments: Theoretical Physics and ASOIU, which trains specialists in three specialties: “Physics” with the qualification of “Physicist”, “ASOIU” and “Management and informatics in technical systems” (Wits) with the qualification” Engineer “, as well as three bachelor programs are implemented:” Physics “(profile” Fundamental Physics “),” Computer Science and engineering “(profile” ASOIU “),” Management in technical systems “(profile” Wits “).

As part of the Department of Theoretical Physics has 7 teaching laboratories:

  • Laboratory methods and techniques of the physical experiment;
  • Laboratory of technical training;
  • Laboratory of mechanics and molecular physics;
  • Laboratory of computer modeling;
  • Laboratory of Semiconductor Physics;
  • Laboratory of electromagnetism;
  • Optics Laboratory, atomic and nuclear physics.

The department ASOIU are 4 training laboratories:

  • Laboratory of automated real-time systems;
  • Laboratory of Computer Engineering;
  • Laboratory of electrical engineering and electronics;
  • Laboratory automation hardware.



Natural – a system of the natural sciences. The natural sciences are physics, chemistry, astronomy, biology, geology. Nowadays, the natural sciences are not independent, they are related to each other. So, biology began to use physical methods of investigation, was born as a result of new natural sciences – biophysics. Quantum representation opened in physics, chemistry penetrated. There were such disciplines as geophysics, biochemistry, chemical physics, etc.


Natural sciences not only provide technological progress but also form the mentality of people, a special type of scientific rational thought.


Critical and analytical rationality inherent in scientific knowledge, important for the ideological orientations of man. It teaches people to recognize the relative reference systems and judgments to the sound, and not prompted by emotions the way to find solutions, to understand the limitations and model our ideas about the world, to new ideas about the objectivity of our knowledge and the only right decision, to the understanding of complementary and alternative both natural and social phenomena. The new outlook is based on the idea of evolution and the unity of the world, on the concepts of probability and self-organization.


Natural history – one of the most attractive areas of human activity, as for him – the future. In the past 15 years has increased the influx of students in higher education institutions into faculties, studying natural science: young people gives them intelligence, strength, and talent of the science that studies the man, his health, longevity, living conditions and the environment.


Faculty of Natural Science – one of the oldest in the ASU was founded in 1960


Preparation of highly qualified specialists is carried out in the following departments: biology, chemistry, geography.


Graduates of the Faculty of Natural Sciences can work in schools (a teacher of biology, geography, chemistry), research and chemical laboratories, educational establishments, colleges, reserves, botanical gardens, sanitary and epidemiological stations, travel agents and clubs.


Training of students is carried out on four special departments: botany, physiology, geography, chemistry. At the faculty, there are 5 research laboratories, two museums – the zoological and geological-mineralogical, herbarium, the Botanical Gardens on the banks of the river Kurdzhips.


Natural Science Faculty performs various activities: training, research, and publishing. Graduates can continue in graduate school at ASU ecology, physiology, entomology.


The faculty held cultural and sports events: the summer with a view to the improvement of the students there are two recreation centers on the Black Sea coast (with Divnomorskoe.) And recreation in the mountains (chalet “Mountain Legend”); It offers students the sanatorium – dispensary, student health center, a center of preventive medicine and healthy living, dining, cafes; all nonresident provided with a hostel.



The main areas of the professional activity of graduates are:

  • education (work in secondary and vocational schools, high schools, in higher education institutions);
  • research and development (work in university laboratories, research institutes, libraries, museums);
  • cultural and educational (working in organizations and cultural institutions);
  • expert-analytical (working in think tanks, public and governmental organizations);
  • organizational and management (work in public administration and republican self-government).


A graduate who has mastered the educational program in the specialty “History” can continue their education in graduate and postgraduate.



Training is currently underway:

  • Philology,
  • Journalism,
  • Advertising and public relations.


Areas of activity in philology graduate: philology, humanities, linguistic, interpersonal and intercultural communication, education institutions, culture, and management.


Industry-graduate journalists: the media (newspapers, magazines, television, the press-service, advertising agency, and PR). radio, news agencies, internet-media), related information and communication spheres (publishing, press-service, advertising agency, and PR).


Scope graduate direction, “Advertising and Public Relations”: economics, politics, journalism, media, arts, and culture.


– On the 3rd Master’s degree programs:


  1. General linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics .


  1. Russian literature .


  1. The technology of advertising and public relations


Specialties Language Theory, Languages Russian peoples, the peoples of the Russian Federation Literature, Folklore, Russian language functioning specialized advice on candidate and doctoral theses. On the basis of philological faculty are international, national and regional scientific conferences. Every year – student scientific conferences. The results of scientific activity of students in the student magazine covers and philological series “Herald of ASU” university magazine, which has the status of “Rakovsky publication”. Each student of the Faculty may take at its discretion, additional training and get the second specialty.


The Faculty has a long tradition on the organization of activities related to extracurricular activities, leisure activities of teachers and students. Students have the opportunity to engage in sports clubs, various circles, centers of preventive medicine and healthy lifestyle. All needy students are provided with a hostel. It offers students two dining rooms, buffets. There are a diversified student clinic and sanatorium. For the rest of students and employees provided recreation center on the Black Sea coast and recreation in the mountains.


The faculty prepares philologists, journalists, workers in highly skilled advertising demand in the system of general and secondary education, in research and scientific-educational organizations, cultural institutions, governance, and in the book publishing environment, print media (newspapers and magazines, radio and television) in the agencies in various fields. Among the graduates of the Faculty of Philology renowned teacher, famous writers and scientists, many devoted themselves to the State and society. A number of graduates are working in radio, television, newspapers, and magazines in the field of management and business.


Faculty of Philology – friendly and close-knit family of students from different regions of Russia and countries of near and far abroad.



The Faculty of Adyghe Philology and Culture was established in 1990 on the basis of the department of the Adyghe language and literature, which was part of the Faculty of Philology since 1953. Until October 1999, it was called the faculty of the national school and actively implemented the tasks of preparing national pedagogical personnel for the senior and elementary classes.


In 1999, by the decision of the Academic Council of the ASU, the faculty was transformed into the faculty of the Adyghe philology and culture, designed to solve both the problems of vocational training and the problems of reviving and developing the Adyghe language and literature, as well as conducting research on the history and culture of the Adyghe people.


The Faculty of Adyghe Philology and Culture, relatively recently (in 1990) created as a separate subdivision, has long traditions, it was established on the basis of the Adyghe branch of the Faculty of Philology, which is at the origins of our university. The faculty is unique because it is the only higher education institution in the world where specialists with higher education in the Adyghe language and literature are trained, where special subjects are taught in the Adyghe language.


In different years the Faculty was headed by Chamokov Turkubiy Nukhovich, doctor of philological sciences, professor, Kudayev Murat Rashidovich, doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor, Bersirov Batyrbiy Makhmudovich, doctor of philological sciences, professor, Chirg Askhad Yusufovich, doctor of philological sciences, professor. Since 2014, the faculty is headed by Nuriet Aslanovna Hamerzokova, Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor.


The faculty conducts training in the areas of training “Pedagogical education” with the directions “Native language and literature” and “Russian language”, “Native language and literature” and “Culturology” and the specialty “Literary creativity”, is admitted to the Master in education “for the master’s programs” Literary education (Adygei literature) “and” Language education (Adygei language) “.


The Faculty of Adyghe philology and culture has a qualified faculty with significant scientific potential: doctors of science – 2, candidates of science – 16, professors-2, associate professors-14.



Why choose the Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology ASU?


We appreciate that from all higher education institutions in the region have shown interest in you is our university and faculty. Believe me, we have everything to meet your expectations. Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology of the Adygeya State University – is a huge world of possibilities for the realization of a wide variety of abilities, talents and interests. In order for you to take a final decision in the choice of his immediate future, we asked our dean, Hakunovu Fatimet Pshimafovnu, called the reasons for which you, entrants must choose our faculty. Read, meditate, look!


Today, many people want to become wealthy, successful politicians, businessmen, but few people think about the fact that the way any of us begins from the kindergarten, the school, so it is very important who is with us at the beginning of this path. In our department, we will help you rediscover the world of childhood, to learn to understand the child.

Our profession is in demand at all times, which would not have experienced humanity. It is important that this understanding comes from the leadership of our country: a number of state programs in support of motherhood and childhood, increased funding for schools, increased salaries to teachers and teachers, created a program to support young professionals in rural areas and others.

The level of training in our department, thanks to the implementation of bachelor and master’s programs, in accordance with international, which allows our graduates to be mobile and competitive.

The faculty created the conditions for the realization of the creative abilities of each student annually interuniversity student forum. Research activities are carried out within the framework of the research laboratories of the youth psychological workshop. Our students – active participants in sports, creative and intellectual competitions.

The faculty prepares highly qualified specialists in the field of psychology, educational psychology, pedagogy, pre-school and primary education.


Training is carried out with the use of modern methods and information technologies. The conditions for the development of creative abilities of each student, which creates a solid foundation for a successful career in the professional, educational and scientific spheres.




  • Department of Applied Mathematics, Information Technology, and Information Security
    • Department of Mathematical Analysis and teaching methods
    • Department of Algebra and Geometry



Faculty of Foreign Languages – one of the leading faculties of ASU. Joined the faculty of foreign languages, you make a promising step. Faculty of Foreign Languages – this department, with a rich history, glorious traditions established in 1974. The faculty created opportunities for quality education. As part of the basic educational programs can be studied in Western 3 languages (English, German, French) and one oriental language (Arabic). The curriculum and all the educational programs meet the requirements of state standards, are subject to a common goal of training high-quality professionals. At the Faculty of 5 departments: English-German, English-French, English-Arabic, French-English, and English-German. It offers students:


  • advanced training programs;
  • worthy material base (three multimedia class, studio, radio studio, the reading room of foreign literature and periodicals, multimedia laboratory Arabic);
  • library fund, with modern teaching publications;
  • free Internet access;
  • comfortable environment for study and leisure.

The faculty has foreign teachers from America, France, Germany, Jordan. The life of a student at the faculty – is not only learning but also a variety of cultural entertainment. The creative development of students and their aesthetic, moral education is an important component of the educational process. The faculty only a great opportunity to express creativity (art, science, sport, and leisure), purposefully maintained at all levels of the atmosphere of international friendship and sincere student association, respect for teachers and students.

The faculty, students learn to communicate, make friends and defend your beliefs and rights, achieve their goals.


A very popular variety of student activities:


  • Phonetic competition among first-year students for the best ownership rules of pronunciation of German, English, French, and Arabic;
  • meeting of the club of fans of English, German and French;
  • francophone theater;
  • session of student scientific society with discussions on issues of intercultural communication and linguistics;
  • time faculty;
  • Health Day;
  • Christmas meeting;
  • a decade of foreign languages.

Research work at the Faculty is conducted in the following areas:


  • linguistics and intercultural communication;
  • comparative-historical and typological linguistics;
  • theory and methodology of teaching foreign languages.

The research work of students is an integral part of professional training in the framework of higher education. The main objectives of NIRS:


  • contribute to the formation of professional competence of students;
  • increase the motivation to the advanced study of FL and other items by going beyond the mandatory program;
  • to inculcate the culture of research students;
  • identify the most talented students capable of in the future to contribute to the development of domestic science;
  • foster academic and professional ties with other higher education institutions of the country;
  • promote academic mobility of students and their supervisors.

Establishment of educational contacts with foreign universities (Oberlin College in the United States, the German Cultural Center. Goethe, the DAAD, Cultural Center of the US Embassy in Russia), familiarity with the system of training specialists, communicating with young people is part of the faculty. Participation of students and teachers in international programs has adopted a systemic nature.


Faculty teachers Y.I. Perederin, E.A. Doludenko, S.R. Bugs, S.N. Sokurov, T.N. Galueva, L.V. Karataev, S.A. Mironenko at different times became winners of the grant competition, giving the right to an internship in foreign universities.


Along with teachers in competitions for international grants and programs involving students and faculty. At various times, the winners of these competitions began Pirskaya Julia (program «FSA», University of Bemidji, Minnesota, USA, 2001), Anton Garmoza (program «UGrad», University of Pittsburgh, New Jersey, USA, 2004), Tatiana Galueva (program «FLTA», University of  Valdosta, Georgia, USA, 2007), Elena Doludenko (program «FLTA», University of Evansville, Indiana, USA, 2008), Julia Gogolev (program «UGrad», University of Wausau, Wisconsin, USA, 2009), Fatima Shaova (PAD grant of the German service of the educational exchange, Chemnitz, Germany, 2008), Ekaterina Abramova (grant German service teacher exchanges the PAD, Berlin, Germany, 2009), Anna Khodyreva (grant DAAD German academic exchange service, Essen, Germany, 2011), Repsime Torosyan (grant of the German academic exchange service DAAD, Germany, 2012 g.), Daria Efremenko (grant of the German academic exchange service of the DAAD, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2013), Vladimir Loskutov (grant for training in France for future teachers of French, Perpignan, France, 2007), Daria Lagoda (the grant of the French Embassy in Moscow, the “Year of Russian language teaching in France”, 2012), and others.

The faculty studio theater «Vis-à-vis». The group repeatedly became winners of the All-Russia competitions. In May 2008 Shtelmakh A. and A. Plotkin won the “Golden Mask” at the VI All-Russian festival of French-speaking theaters in Moscow and was awarded a trip to Paris. Every summer 30-40 students of the faculty go to work in the country the language is spoken.

Graduates of the Faculty of Foreign Languages are always in demand. Many of them occupy management positions Sergey arrow – General Director of Trade House “Friendship Ceramics”, which unites more than 120 jobs and is located on an area of 3.5 thousand square meters; Merem Biboletovoy (Kazanchieva) – a graduate of the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Ph.D., Head of Laboratory of the Institute of foreign language teaching content and teaching methods of the Russian Academy of Education (Moscow), the author of a series of federal textbooks «Enjoy English» (2-11 grades) for general schools; Irina Filchukova – administrative assistant of the British Embassy in Russia; Hayret Dzharimov – head. Chair of methods and practice of teaching foreign languages and cultures of the Krasnodar State University of Culture and Arts; Margarita Shilin – Head of the Department of Humanities and social sciences Sochi Maritime Institute; Susanna Tlehatuk – dean of international faculty of ASU; Vitaly Bobryshev – an employee of the RA President’s Office, Rashid  Mugu – officer of the Federal Security Service, Svetlana Klinyshkova – an employee of the French TV channel TV5, Armin Gevorkyan – travel agency employee, Hurghada, Egypt, and others.

Graduates work in many countries – Germany, Britain, France, USA, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Jordan. The university created wide opportunities for high-quality and diverse supplementary education confirming compliance with diplomas and certificates.

Every year in June at the Faculty is organized Summer Camp for students of Adygea and the Krasnodar Territory. The purpose of the camp work – promotion of languages and cultures, the development of motivation to learn a foreign language. In edyuteynment used, ie as a basic approach to the organization of the camp teaching with entertainment, in addition, most of the emphasis is on interactive learning. These approaches are well fit into the format of the language camp, which is held during the holidays at the end of school.


Faculty includes 4 departments:

  • Department of Constitutional Law
  • Department of Political Science
  • Department of Theory and History of State and Law
  • Department of Criminal Law


If you wish to enroll in the Faculty of Economics, join the Student Society of the faculty, this information is for you!


Department produces a set of 3 areas of training:


  • Economics (Bachelor)
  • Management (Bachelor)
  • Personnel Management (Bachelor)


Duration of training in all areas – 4 years, full-time education.


Part-time available for the training areas “Economics” and “Management”.


For persons with secondary vocational education, with admission to study program the corresponding profile (in areas of training “Economics” and “Management”) provides a shortened training period – 3 years.


The area of the professional activity of bachelors on direction “Economy” includes:


  • Economic, financial, marketing, production and economic and analytical services in different industries, fields and forms of property,
  • the financial, credit and insurance institutions
  • government and municipal authorities,
  • academic and institutional research organizations
  • institutions of higher system and secondary vocational education, secondary education, further education system.


The area of the professional activity of bachelors on direction “Management” includes:


  • Organization of any legal form of organization (commercial, non-profit, state, municipal), in which the graduates work as performers or leaders of junior level in the various services management system;
  • the bodies of state and municipal government;
  • the structure in which the graduates are entrepreneurs, to create and develop their own business.


The area of the professional activity of bachelors on the direction “Human Resource Management” includes:


  • The development of philosophy, concepts, personnel policy, and HR strategy;
  • Staff planning and marketing staff;
  • the recruitment, assessment, auditing, controlling and accounting personnel; socialization, vocational guidance, adaptation and certification of personnel;
  • labor relations;
  • management of ethical behavior, organizational culture, conflict, and stress; employment management;
  • the organization, regulation, regulation, safety, working conditions, and discipline;
  • staff development: training, including training and retraining, training, management of the business career and service and professional advancement, talent management;
  • motivation and staff incentives, including labor; social development of staff;
  • the work is released to staff; organizational design, formation, and development of the personnel management system, including its organizational structure,
  • human resources, legal and methodical, clerical, legal and information support for a personnel management system; evaluation of personnel costs, as well as evaluating the economic and social effects of projects to improve the system of personnel management and technology; management (including HR) consulting.


The Faculty of Economics is set in the magistracy on directions of preparation “Economy” (profile “Accounting, analysis, and audit) and” Management “(profiles of” Innovation Management “and” Public Administration and Municipal Management “).


At the Faculty of Economics are trained graduate students and doctoral students in the scientific specialty 08.00.05 -. Economy and management of a national economy, taking into account the fact that the relevant acts ASU Dissertation Council for the Protection of theses Faculty publishes “Bulletin of the Adygeya State University,” a series of scientific journal ” Economy “, which is included in the list of peer-reviewed scientific journals and editions of HAC.



Pre-university training of foreign students has a special place in the educational process of Adygeya State University. To this end, the ASP for the training of international faculty was established in foreign countries, where foreign citizens can quickly and efficiently at a high level to master the Russian language.


The main objective of the international faculty is to train students from the countries of near and far abroad for admission to ASU and other Russian universities and colleges. Education at the preparatory department for foreign citizens to help them achieve the first certification level of proficiency in Russian, which provides the necessary basis for successful communication in a language environment.


Adyghe State University carries out training of foreign citizens in programs in on a commercial basis since 1992, and since 2005 – on the basis of the budget within the framework of international agreements on the direction of Federal Agency for Education (Ministry of Education).


During this time, training for pre-university training programs have been more than 700 foreign nationals from 25 countries: Israel, Jordan, Syria, the United States, Nigeria, Turkey, Sudan, Chad, Iraq, Moldova, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, China, Italy, Mongolia, etc.


In 2015-2016 at the preparatory department trained 110 citizens from countries near and far abroad, and the total number of foreign students enrolled at ASU today is 680 people.


International Department in charge of all students who attend ASU, and is engaged in the organization of educational process for foreign students basic specialties and areas of the University. The main tasks of the faculty also include the development of cooperation with international organizations, the expansion of international academic exchanges, development, and implementation of innovative programs, aimed at further development of international cooperation in science and education.


It should be noted that most of the students left to study in the Adygeya State University, as it exists at all levels of education: pre-university, undergraduate, graduate, is preparing bachelors, masters, a large number of graduate and doctoral students. Foreign students studying in 11 faculties of ASU and two institutions (the Institute of Physical Culture and Judo and Arts Institute) and on a par with Russian students they acquire knowledge in the field of philology, pedagogy, philosophy, economics, computer science, mathematics, chemistry, and other sciences. Thus, within the framework of the course is preparing foreign students in almost all technical and natural specialties, as well as in the field of economic, humanitarian, legal profiles. It should be noted that throughout the course of training foreign students continue to study the Russian language.


The high level of education provided, comfortable conditions for study and rest, reasonable prices, warm and psychological climate, the university developed infrastructure, interesting, full of student life in Maikop – all this attracts young people from around the world at ASU.


In January 2016 an international faculty celebrated its housewarming party – was reconstructed a special building for international students, combining a modern training center, equipped with the latest technology (with comfortable classrooms, language labs, a large conference hall, specialized classrooms for testing), so and a dormitory with a robust security system.


Profiles of training at the Preparatory Department (the curriculum discipline)


Technical profile:


Russian language, mathematics, physics, computer science, engineering graphics, chemistry.


Business Profile:


Russian language, mathematics, computer science, economics, geography.


Medico-biological profile:


Russian language, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science.


Natural Science:


Russian language, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science.


The humanitarian profile:


Russian language, literature, geography, regional geography.


The form and terms of training


Currently, ASU implemented innovative teaching pre-university training plans, whose main objective – the maximum variation with maximum use of educational resources available at the University:


classical academic program (10 months – 37 weeks, up to 648 hours);

intensive training course (12 weeks, 30 hours per week, up to 360 hours);

An advanced course of Russian as a foreign language for students of 1,2,3 courses (300 hours per year).

After finishing the preparatory faculty and successful exams, foreign citizens receive a certificate of the state sample on a course of study that allows them to enter any university of the Russian Federation.


Student Accommodation

Rooms are fully furnished and consist of an apartment like system with a two bed with an attached toilet. On each floor, there is a common hall and a common kitchen for cooking. On the ground floor, there is a gym cum recreation center including a table tennis table. Hostel rooms come furnished with beds, mattress, pillows, blanket, two side tables, one cupboard per room and one table and chair per room. Occupants get a weekly change of bed-sheet and pillowcase. Hot water is available in designated hours. All rooms are centrally heated. A plumber, carpenter, and electrician are available on call.

We are looking forward invite you to study in our University!


Adyghe City

Adygeya (other spellings Adygea, Adyge, Adyghea) Republic is a federal subject of the Russian Federation, part of Southern Federal District.


The administrative center of the region is Maykop. The republic is an enclave within Krasnodar Krai.


Adygeya Republic has a population of about 444,000 (2012) on the territory of 7,792 sq. km.



The territory of present Adygeya region was inhabited from ancient times. Abadzehskaya Paleolithic site is located in Maykop district, there are also a lot of archaeological sites of Bronze and Iron Ages. Maykop archaeological culture is well known.


Unique items were found during an excavation of hills near the village of Ulyap, Krasnogvardeysky district. Most of the precious items excavated while Adygeya was a part of Krasnodar region  also known as “Scythian gold” or “Kuban gold” are located outside Adygeya for the time being.


The indigenous Adyg population’s ancestors are considered to be ancient Meots, Sinds, Aheys, Zikhs, Kasogs and Kerkets residing in the region. Most of the Adygs migrated to the Osman Empire after the Crimean War, main events of which took place in this part of Caucasus in 1859-1864. The rest of Adygs were settled on lowlands on the left bank of the Kuban River.



Adygeya Republic is located in the northern foothills of Caucasus Mountains. The northern part of the region consists mainly of plains while the southern part has mountains.


Various forests cover about half of the republic territory. The main river of the region is the Kuban River. Major mountains are Chugush (3,238 m) and Fisht (2,868 m).



The Republic of Adygea is located in the south-west of the Russian Federation, on the left bank of the Kuban, occupies the central part of the Prikubanskaya Sloping (Zakuban) Plain and the northern slopes of the North-West Caucasus.


The main territory of the republic is located in the basin of the two main tributaries of the Kuban – Laba, and Belaya and lies between parallels 44 ° and 45 ° N, the 45th parallel crosses the Krasnodar reservoir and the northern part of the Prikubanskaya Plain, the 44th passes through mountainous areas near the lake. Psenodah and pos. Guzeripl, the 40th meridian, almost in the middle, crosses the republic from north to south, passing through the central part of the Lagonaki Plateau, just west of Maykop and Art. Giaginskaya.


Adygea borders with Krasnoarmeysky, Dinskiy, Ust-Labinsk, Kurganinsky districts of the Krasnodar Territory and the city of Krasnodar – in the north, with the Adlersky, Lazarevsky, Khostinsky districts of Big Sochi – in the south, with the Apsheronsky, Belorechensky, Seversky districts and with the territory, under the administration of Goryachy Klyuch is in the west and Masty, Labinsk and Kurganinsky districts in the east. The area of ​​Adygea is 7,790 sq. Km., The length of the borders is 900 km, the length of the territory of the republic from north to south is 208 km, from west to east is 165 km, and 441,2 thousand people live in it. The republic consists of 7 administrative districts: Giaginsky, Koshekhablsky, Shovgenovsky, Krasnogvardeisky, Maikop, Takhtamukaysky, Teuchezhsky. Adygea is part of the Southern Federal District. The position of Adygea in the south of Russia, in the foothills and mountains of the Caucasus, in the interfluve of large rivers is favorable for the development of the territory and convenient for relations with its neighbors.


Natural resources and economy

Main natural resources of Adygeya are natural gas and oil. Among the other resources are gold, silver, iron, tungsten and rich soil.

Main agriculture products of the region are grain and sunflowers. Sheep breeding is also well developed. Among the most developed industries are food, timber, paper, and metal-working. There are several railways going through Adygeya Republic territory.



The territory of Adygeya Republic is a region of mixed tourism. It possesses considerable resources for hunting. The conditions here are favorable for sports routes as well as cognitive ones.

The territory if full of natural objects, a lot of which are of large tourist value. The government of the Republic makes a lot of efforts to attract tourists to the region and to form its positive image.

Several districts protected by the government are created in Adygeya. These are: Caucasian State Biosphere Reserve located in the Republic of Adygeya and Krasnodar region, a number of unique natural sites and National Park “Gornaya (Mountainous) Adygeya”.

Mountainous hiking and equestrian routes are very popular. Camping areas of the region can host 1,500 tourists.

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