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Academic staff

14 October 1916

Dr. Igor Y. Makarikhin

Total enrollment
12,686 (2013)

14 October 1916


Perm State University

Perm, Perm Krai, Russia

ul. Bukireva, 15, Perm, Permskiy kray, Russia, 614990

Notable alumni
Nikita Belykh, Nina Gorlanova, Valentin Stepankov, Leonid Brekhovskikh, Nikolay Shaklein

State National Research, Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogi, Perm State Academy of Arts an, Perm State Agricultural Academy, National Research University


Perm state university

Perm State University (Russian: Пермский государственный университет, romanised: Permskiy gosudarstvennyy universitet) or PSU (Russian: ПГУ, romanised: PGU) is located in the city of Perm, Perm Krai, Russia. Founded in 1916, it claims to be one of the oldest universities in the Ural and eastern territories of Russia. Its current rector is Igor Makarikhin.


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Perm State University was founded on 14 October 1916. Its origins lie in the opening of a branch of St. Petersburg University in the city of Perm. This decision of the Russian government was in tune with the strategy of the cultural and geopolitical development of the Urals economic region. The idea of a center of higher education in the Urals was supported by D.I. Mendeleev, A.S.Popov, D.N.Mamin-Sibiryak, A.G.Denisov-Uralsky and other outstanding public figures.


As of 2008, the university has 12 faculties:

  • Faculty of Mechanics and Mathematics
  • Faculty of Physics
  • Faculty of Chemistry
  • Faculty of Biology
  • Faculty of Geology
  • Faculty of Geography
  • Faculty of History and Politology
  • Faculty of Philology
  • Faculty of Philosophy and Sociology
  • Faculty of Economics
  • Faculty of Law
  • Faculty of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures
  • Partner universities

  • University of Oxford
  • Famous alumni and faculty

  • Vladimir Nikolayevich Beklemishev, Soviet zoologist and entomologist
  • Nikita Belykh, Russian politician, former leader of the Union of Right Forces, currently governor of Kirov Oblast
  • Abram Samoilovitch Besicovitch (Besikovitch) (1891–1970) was a Russian - Jewish mathematician, who worked mainly in England. He was appointed professor at the University of Perm in 1917.
  • Leonid Brekhovskikh, Soviet-Russian oceanographist
  • Georgi Burkov, Soviet film actor
  • Sergei Chernikov, Russian mathematician
  • Georgii Frederiks, Russian geologist
  • Alexander Friedmann, Russian mathematician and cosmologist
  • Nina Gorlanova, Russian novelist
  • Boris Grekov, Soviet historian
  • Alexander-Paul Henckel, Russian biologist. Founder of Perm State University Botanical gardens. Author of Brockhaus and Efron Encyclopedic Dictionary.
  • Zulya Kamalova, Tatar singer currently residing in Australia
  • Vladimir Porfiriev, Soviet geologist
  • Victor Pavlovich Protopopov, Russian-Soviet psychiatrist
  • Boris Schwanwitsch, Russian-Soviet entomologist
  • Grigory Abramovich Shajn, Russian-Soviet astronomer
  • Nikolay Shaklein, Russian politician, former governor of Kirov Oblast
  • Valentin Stepankov, the first prosecutor general of the Russian Federation
  • Jacob Tamarkin, Russian-American mathematician
  • Mariya Vasperov, Fashion Model and Activist
  • George Vernadsky, Russian-American historian
  • Ivan Matveyevich Vinogradov, Russian-Soviet mathematician
  • Augustinas Voldemaras, first Prime Minister of Lithuania in 1918
  • Leonid Yuzefovich, Russian writer
  • Mark Zakharov, Soviet-Russian theatrical and film director
  • References

    Perm State University Wikipedia

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