Banzarov Buryat State University

Banzarov Buryat State University is one of the oldest higher educational establishments in Siberia. The University is located in Ulan-Ude, in 130 km distance from the Lake Baikal.

Today Buryat State University is a systematical educational establishment, training specialists for all kinds of organizations operating in the fields of education, science, management, economy, healthcare, social welfare, etc.

Historical background of the University and its present-day structural organization provided for creation of a powerful educational, scientific and cultural network with dynamic connections within Russia and abroad.

BSU has signed cooperation agreements with more than 80 foreign universities, colleges and other educational institutions from Europe, Asia and America. The University participates in various programs, such as exchange of students and teachers. It conducts international seminars and conferences, realizes joint educational and research projects, etc.

Facts and figures

Year Established 1932
Total Number of Staff 1500
Number of Academic Staff 600
Number of Students 11000
Focus Areas

Oriental philology

Buddhist studies

Geology and minerals of the Eastern Sayan, Central Zabaikalie and the North of the Baikal fold area

Active tourism in the Baikal Region. Wellness tourism

The impact of polluting industries in the Baikal region

Development of new production materials suitable for the conditions of Siberia and the North