Saratov State University is one of the oldest Higher Educational Institutions in Russia with rich history.
It was founded on December 6, 1909 as the Imperial Saratov University & has been developing dynamically ever since that day. New departments were set up & new buildings were constructed which added to the SSU growth and development.
Currently SSU is one of the biggest educational & scientific centers in Russia. Last year it celebrated its 90th anniversary.
SSU numbering 25 departments offers specializations in 46 fields. It provides a broad variety of learning experiences designed at the departments of
Mathematics & Mechanics
Computer Sciences & Information Technologies
Social Sciences & Humanities
As a result of 1998 integration process several new institutions became part of the SSU structure including:
Saratov Pedagogical Institute with its 7 departments:
Music and Pedagogy
Correction Pedagogy & Special Psychology
Exercise & Sport Science
The total number of students studying at SSU is 18292.
SSU integrates 3 research institute: Institute of Mechanics & Physics, Institute of Chemistry, Institute of Geology. It also incorporates the Institute of the Russian Language & Literature, Botanic Gardens, Publishing House, Volga Region Center for New Information Technologies. 25 subdivisions were set up and affiliated to various industrial enterprises, research institutes, banks & schools. Source: www.sgu.ru