Irkutsk State University was founded in October 1918 in the city of Irkutsk near the unique Lake Baikal.
Training at the University is conducted in the full range of natural sciences, mathematics, humanities, social, pedagogical and linguistic disciplines, as well as partially in engineering disciplines. The University educational complex includes 8 academic institutes, 11 faculties, one of the largest university libraries in Russia, master’s degree, postgraduate, doctoral studies and one of the largest botanical gardens in Eastern Russia. As a classical university, ISU promotes the training of specialists in various fields and carries out research and scientific-applied work aimed at economic, academic, intercultural development in the context of globalization.
ISU has many years of experience in training foreign students in basic and supplementary educational programmes. Since 1966, the Preparatory Department of ISU trains foreign citizens in Russian for entering Russian universities, and also offers Russian language courses for those who want to improve their knowledge at any stage of study and to immerse themselves in Russian culture and everyday life. The University has its own resources to hold annual summer language and thematic schools, conferences and seminars on Lake Baikal with the participation of foreign students.
We remind you that citizens of Belgium and permanently residing in the country can participate in the selection for free studying at this and other Russian Universities. More details on the site

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