Иркутский государственный университет

country rank  38
world rank  2206

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University Overview

Established in 1918, Irkutsk State University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Irkutsk (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Irkutsk Oblast. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Irkutsk State University (ISU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Irkutsk State University (ISU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 102 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Иркутский государственный университет
Acronym ISU
Founded 1918
Motto Intelligence, Humanism and Uniqueness
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address Karl Marks, 1
Irkutsk (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
664003 Irkutsk Oblast
T +7 (3952) 521 975
F +7 (3952) 242 238

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
Int'l student 1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Not reported
Admission Office Karl Marx street
Irkutsk 664003
+7 3952521975

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 1,000-1,499
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Irkutsk State University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Year of first Accreditation


  • Eurasian Universities Association
  • Northeast Asian Forum of University Presidents NAFUP
  • Russian Association of Business Education
  • UNINET network
  • Russian Association of Universities offering Korean Studies programs RAUK
  • Association of Higher Education Institutions of the Russian Federation and Japan

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