Keeping traditions – turned to the future!
The Amur State University is one of the youngest and most perspective Universities in the Far Eastern Region. The Amur State University is growing fast. It was founded on March 20, 1975 as Blagoveshchensk Institute of Technology (BIT). In 1992 the institute of higher education was transformed into Blagoveshchensk Polytechnic Institute (BPI).
On October 19, 1994 as on the State Committee of the Russian Federation for Higher Education order BPI earned the status of the Amur State University (AmSU). It took less then 20 years for small technological Institute to become a classical university. Today the Amur State University is a center of education, science and culture of the Amur Region.
Classical university means that its' alumni can work in all spheres without exception from economics and science to education, management and culture.
The Present day
Today AmSU has eight buildings, four libraries, 7 reading rooms (total library stock includes over 3 000 000 books), experimental laboratories, the Internet center, computer classes, a modern sports complex, a stadium, an assembly hall with 500 seats, two recreation facilities and a Social and Cultural Center. In the territory of the campus dormitories, sports grounds, canteen, cafe, and laundry are located. In 2013 a swimming pool will be put into service.
Special attention is devoted to students' character building and popularization of sports. Our students can be engaged in local theatres, choral and vocal singing, dancing and sports classes like volleyball, football, basketball, ping-pong, athletics or fitness.
Currently there are about 8 000 students studying at the University at 9 departments with 42 majors. More than 600 faculty members work at the University, 300 of them are professors and associate professors. Every year the teaching staff improves professional skill through different internships for teachers. Training is conducted at 9 faculties in specialties according to bachelor degree and magistracy programs. Teaching is on Russian language.
Since 1992 the Amur State University has been establishing international collaboration with a number of universities from China, South Korea, Germany, Poland, the United States and Japan. The AmSU has partner relations with Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin, Lodz University of Technology, Sun Moon University (Korea), Soon Chun Hyang University (Republic of Korea), Beijing University of Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Heilongjian Academy of Social Sciences, Harbin University of Science and Technology, Shenyang Aerospace University, Heihe University and the others.
Every year the Amur State University and its international partners take active part in students' and teacher staff exchange.
In our university foreign citizens have the following opportunities:
- get a bachelor's or a master's degree in natural sciences, humanities, technics and economics;
- write a candidate or a doctoral dissertation;
- follow the preparation courses before applying for a degree program in AmSU;
- take an internship.