Altai Academy of Economics and Law

Altai Economics and Law Institute is a non-government educational institution of higher education in Barnaul city of Altai region. Altai Economics and Law Institute was founded in 1992 as a Tomsk Higher Economic-Legal College. Throughout its history, the Altai Economics and Law Institute has changed several names. In 1995 Altai Economic- Legal Institute, in 1996 became Altai Economics and Law College of Higher Education and in 1997 Altai Economics and Law College of Higher Education changed into Altai Economics and Law Institute. At present Altai Economics and Law Institute has 2 faculties, 6 departments and Staff of teachers, including 12 doctors and professors, 5 distinguished workers and scientists of the Russian Federation. Till now Altai Economics and Law Institute has trained more than one thousand experts in law, economics and management.


Faculties of Altai Academy of Economics and Law:

  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Law

Student Accommodation

All dormitories are fully equipped with modern engineering communications: central heating, hot, cold water supply, sewerage, electricity supply.

The administration of the university, represented by the rector, concludes a mutual responsibility agreement with the students who settle in the dormitory, which stipulates all the requirements for students and their rights.

In order to safely live students there is a pass mode, watch equipped with telephones for emergency calls to the police, rescue services.


Barnaul City

Barnaul is a city in Russia, the capital of Altai Krai, located in the south of Western Siberia, at the place where the Barnaulka River flows into the Ob. It is a major transport, industrial, cultural, and educational center of Siberia.


Barnaul – Feature

Barnaul is located in the forest-steppe zone of the West Siberian Plain, in the upper reaches of the Ob River, mainly on its left bank, at the confluence of the Barnaulka River with the Ob. The distance to Moscow is about 3,600 km. The nearest major city is Novosibirsk (230 km). Barnaul is located at the same latitude as Hamburg, Dublin, Liverpool, Minsk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Samara, Magnitogorsk, and Edmonton.

The climate in the city is continental with frosty, moderately severe, snowy winters and warm, moderately humid summers. The coldest month of the year is January (the average temperature is minus 15.5 degrees Celsius), the warmest month is July (plus 19.9 degrees Celsius). The number of sunny days in Barnaul is 230 days, which is comparable with the southern resort cities of Russia.

Barnaul is one of the most important economic centers of Western Siberia. The city’s economy is mainly based on trade and services. The basis of its industrial complex is made up of about 120 large and medium-sized enterprises with 22 thousand employees. The largest increase in production volumes is shown by enterprises manufacturing vehicles, equipment, as well as metalworking, chemical, processing enterprises.

This city is a major transport hub. The federal highway A322 Barnaul – Rubtsovsk – the border with the Republic of Kazakhstan begins here. Railways belonging to the West Siberian Railway pass through barnaul. G.S. Titov International Airport is located 17 km west of the city (regular flights to Moscow, St. Petersburg, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Sochi, and others). There is a passenger river station and a cargo river port on the Ob River.

Initially, the city was built on the model of St. Petersburg, which largely determined the appearance of its central part.

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