Kabardino-Balkar State University university is one of leading Universities of the North Caucasus. More than 10.000 students study here majoring in 24 professions and 15 directions. There is doctorate on 8, graduate school on 50, magistrate school on 5 specialities. There are councils working on the defence of the doctoral papers on 3 and candidate's — on twelve specialities. The academic staff of the University is a highly qualified teachers, with 100 doctors and more than 400 candidates of sciences among them.