Naryan-Mar Social Humanitarian College

The College is situated within the Arctic circle in the Nenets Autonomous Okrug - major oil producing region and homeland of the indigenous Nenets people. Its capital Naryan-Mar is a unique place to study.

Since its establishment Nenets Autonomous Okrug has needed qualified specialists. Therefore, in 1931 the local authorities made decision to open a secondary specialized educational institution - Nenets Integrated Technical School. Its objective was to train specialists for pedagogical work and for the organization of the cooperative movement. The opening of the institution took place in Oxino village on November 8, 1931. This day is considered to be the birthday of the Social Humanitarian College.

Over the years, the college helped to build the future of more than three thousand young people. Today, it has an experienced team of teachers - experts in their field who have trained excellent students.

In 2018, six students representing the college came through to the final of the large-scale national contest "Student of the Year" organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia together with the Russian Union of Youth.

In February 2019, the Head of the сollege Galina Nazarova became one of the winners of a nationwide open competition "Russia's best directors" among experienced organisational leaders. The competition gathered more than 30 thousand participants. 

Facts and figures

Year Established 1931
Total Number of Staff 66
Number of Academic Staff 29
Number of Students 350