Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University named after B.N. Yeltsin
Nifadiev Vladimir Ivanovich
The Rector of Kyrgyz Russian Slavic University,
Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, academician of NAS of KR
Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University was founded in 1993 in accordance with The Warsaw Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation (signed on 10.06.1992, Moscow, Russia). Due to The Decree of the Kyrgyz Republic President (signed on 28.09.1992, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic), the Terms of Establishment and Activities Agreement of Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University between the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic and the Russian Federation (09.09.1993), the Government Regulation of the Russian Federation (No.143, signed on 23.02.1994, Moscow), the order of the State Committee of the Russian Federation for Higher Education No. 326-128/1 (14.02.1994) and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University was established.
In 2004 by the decree of the Kyrgyz Republic President, the university was given a name of the First President of Russian Federation Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin as a sign of appreciation and respect for enormous support and encouragement in establishing the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University.
Aims and tasks
- High quality teaching and research
- Modern laboratories
- Training and Organization
- Computer technology
- Specialized laboratories
- Global Network Internet
Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University has 8 faculties, 80 academic departments, 6 research centers, 15 scientific and educational centers, 4 laboratories, a law center, a medical center, and 25 institutes of students’ aesthetic education.
The university is highly proud with its 1973 distinguished and dedicated academic and research staff (106 of them are doctoral candidates and 353 with PhD degree) and a total number of more than 11000 students, including more than 780 foreign students from near and far abroad countries, and about 450 postgraduate and doctoral candidates.
80 academic departments, 6 research institutes of (Regional slavonic studies, Gender politics, World cultures and religion, Communications and IT, Strategic insight and forecasting hold scientific research. Moreover 15 research centers such as: Data research center, Research innovative centre of “New technologies and materials”, UN population centre, Data computer centre and 4 fundamental research laboratories of (geomatics, explosion physics, geophysical monitoring and lighting technology) are responsible for accomplishment of scientific research. 2 UNESCO academic departments were established in international and law faculties. The Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University recognizes research and research-led teaching as primary responsibility of its academic staff, and places great value on fostering, publishing and disseminating research of the highest international quality. Research topics being investigated at the university are very diverse and include economics, engineering, law,political science, medical science, international relations, architecture and others.
The university has brought up a pleiad of eminent scientists and scholars in natural sciences, engineering, medical-biological, socio-economic and humanitarian sciences over the years. This is confirmed by the large range of Doctorate and PhD dissertations defended as well as publications and books produced each year. Many research articles are published in refereed journals which are produced annually. Awards and distinctions are also regularly achieved by the academic-research staff of the university. Postgraduate students (PhD and Doctoral) also make significant contributions to the Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University’s research activities while studying for higher degrees.
The Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University has always been committed to international exchange and cooperation. Nowadays, the university has close links with the following universities and research institutes of Europe, Asia and America:
- The Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov (Russia)
- The Moscow State Technical University named after N.E. Bauman (Russia)
- The Diplomatic Academy under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia (Russia)
- The Moscow State Institute of Foreign Relations (Russia)
- The Russian Academy of Economics named after Plekhanov (Russia)
- The Russian State Humanities University (Russia)
- The Scientific-Research Institutes of Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia)
- The National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic (Kyrgyz Republic)
- The Westminster University (UK)
- The Athens National Technical University (Greece)
- The Eindhoven Technical University (the Netherlands)
- The Lanzhou University (PRC)
- The Kwangju Ecological College (Republic of Korea)
- The Plymouth University (UK)
- The Newcastle University (UK)
- The Göteborg University (Sweden)
The Kyrgyz-Russian Slavic University is a member of:
- The International Academy of Sciences of Higher Education
- The International Academy of Informatization
- The Association of CIS International Relations Schools
- The International Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature
- The Association of Russian- National Slavic Universities in the CIS
- The SCO Network University
During 2008-2011, more than 200 academic staff and students have undergone internship and/or exchange studies programmes at universities of Germany, UK, USA, Italy, etc. Over 100 international students from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Republic of Belarus, India, Pakistan, Israel, China, South Korea study at KRSU and contribute to the social and academic life of the university. Courses are taught by lecturers from Germany, China, Switzerland, Japan, France and etc.