Udmurt State University “Institute of Oil and Gas”

Established in 1931, our university is the oldest multidisciplinary higher educational institution of the Udmurt Republic. For over 80 years of its history UdSU has been celebrating the reputation of scientific, educational and cultural center of the region.

With a strong focus on internationalization and aiming to integrate into European and worldwide education areas, UdSU has been in cooperation with various universities and organizations in the CIS, Europe, Asia and America under many international partnership agreements. Every year we welcome students and scholars from all over the world that study and conduct research at UdSU and enjoy getting to know the university, the Republic, the city of Izhevsk and its people.

Faculties of Udmurt State University “Institute of Oil and Gas”:

  • Institute of Oil and Gas
  • Institute of Pedagogy, Psychology and Social Technologies
  • Institute of Social Communications
  • Institute of Udmurt Philology, Finno-Ugric Studies and Journalism
  • Institute of Physical Training and Sports
  • Institute of Arts and Design
  • Institute of Language and Literature
  • Institute of Law, Social Management and Security
  • Institute of Economics and Management
  • Institute of Natural Sciences
  • Institute of Mathematics, Information Technologies and Physics
  • Institute of Civil Defence
  • Institute of History and Sociology

Student Accommodation

International students and Russian students live together. There are 2 convenient kitchens on each floor in the dormitory equipped with:

  • kitchen utensils
  • electric cookers
  • electric kettles
  • a microwave oven
  • dining tables

The kitchen is provided only for the registered students. Residents are supposed to leave the kitchen tidy and clean after cooking and having meals.

Students’ bedrooms are generally arranged on the basis of double occupancy. Each room is equipped with the following items:

  • a study desk
  • 2 wardrobes
  • 2 bedside cabinets
  • 2 single beds with storage underneath
  • 2 blankets and 2 pillows
  • bed linen and towels for each student
  • a fridge

Everything provided in the room belongs to the university, and compensation shall be imposed if damages and loss occur. Rooms are provided only for the registered students, and no one else is allowed to stay overnight in the room.

Izhevsk City

Izhevsk is a large industrial, commercial, scientific, educational, and cultural center of the Volga and Ural regions, the capital of the Udmurt Republic. This city located about 1,300 km east of Moscow is known for its defense and engineering industries and is unofficially called the “arms capital” of Russia.

Izhevsk – Features

Izhevsk is located in the eastern part of the East European Plain, between the Vyatka and Kama rivers, on the non-navigable Izh River. The main reservoir of the city is the Izhevsk Pond. Created in the second half of the 18th century, the Izhevsk Pond is one of the largest artificial reservoirs in Eastern Europe.

The name of the city comes from the name of the Izh River on the bank of which the Izhevsk Ironworks was built and a village was founded in 1760. The City Day of Izhevsk is celebrated on June 12.

The climate is temperate continental with short warm summers and long cold winters. The warmest month is July with an average temperature of plus 19 degrees Celsius. The coldest month is January, its average temperature is minus 12.4 degrees Celsius.

Izhevsk is a developed industrial center of Udmurtia and the Urals. This city is known in Russia and in the world for the production of high-quality steels, advanced mechanical engineering, in particular: the production of weapons and military equipment, small arms and rifles, cars, and instruments. The legendary designer of small arms, General Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov is an Honorary Citizen of Izhevsk.

The largest transport hub in Udmurtia, the city is located at the intersection of air routes, rail, and road transport. The main types of public transport are buses, trams, trolleybuses. The airport of Izhevsk offers mainly regular flights to Moscow and St. Petersburg. It takes about 17 hours to go from Moscow to Izhevsk by rail.

On the territory of Izhevsk there are more than 300 objects of historical and cultural heritage: 166 architectural monuments, 4 monuments of archeology, 81 objects of monumental art, and about 60 plaques.

The city has a lot of beautiful churches, unusual monuments, interesting museums, and pleasant green areas for walking. Tourists often buy souvenirs with weapons themes, patterned woolen socks and mittens, dolls in national Udmurt clothes, and paintings made by local artists.

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