Irkutsk State University: Statistics



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#2476 of 14,131 In the World
#779 of 2,785 In Europe
#37 of 385 In Russia
#1 of 4 In Irkutsk
#933 of 2,461 For Atomic and Molecular physics
Top50% For 31 other topics
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Acceptance rate & Admissions

Acceptance Rate50%
Admissions RequirementsSecondary education certificate (Attestat o srednem obrazovanii) and entrance examination
Academic CalendarSeptember - July (September-January; February-July)

We've calculated the 50% acceptance rate for Irkutsk State University based on the ratio of admissions to applications and other circumstantial enrollment data. Treat this information as a rough guide and not as a definitive measure of your chances of admission. Different programs may have significantly varying admissions rates.

Research profile

Irkutsk State University has published 4,958 scientific papers with 30,706 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Physics, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Environmental Science, Quantum and Particle physics, Organic Chemistry, Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Geology, and Materials Science.


Irkutsk State University majors

by publication & citation count

3,118 / 21,359
2,860 / 19,053
2,789 / 18,487
2,507 / 15,873
Environmental Science
2,448 / 15,963
Quantum and Particle physics
2,360 / 16,827
Organic Chemistry
1,888 / 13,522
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
1,705 / 8,911
1,620 / 12,043
Materials Science
1,610 / 9,137
Geography and Cartography
1,302 / 8,741
Computer Science
1,263 / 6,788
1,187 / 9,112
1,088 / 6,365
1,087 / 9,549
Optical Engineering
1,020 / 7,985
950 / 6,073
Nuclear Physics
896 / 9,026
862 / 3,163
Astrophysics and Astronomy
854 / 8,370
838 / 5,596
Metallurgical Engineering
787 / 4,613
Political Science
740 / 2,794
711 / 4,504
695 / 3,291
688 / 2,786
677 / 3,557
654 / 4,412
Electrical Engineering
593 / 4,569
562 / 7,267
547 / 2,049
509 / 1,681
Earth science and Geophysics
502 / 2,815
466 / 1,398
462 / 3,608
Physical chemistry
450 / 2,907
439 / 2,678
430 / 3,249
Atomic and Molecular physics
412 / 4,531
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
406 / 1,891

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 34 45
1992 28 48
1993 22 80
1994 26 86
1995 18 79
1996 10 60
1997 20 61
1998 37 67
1999 37 119
2000 52 131
2001 81 167
2002 75 193
2003 87 237
2004 57 245
2005 79 389
2006 94 476
2007 94 509
2008 111 592
2009 119 641
2010 140 682
2011 141 997
2012 93 852
2013 105 1005
2014 142 1099
2015 206 1198
2016 186 1566
2017 216 1723
2018 307 1940
2019 359 2432
2020 406 2917
2021 497 3309
2022 389 3107
2023 277 3038
Academic rankings


The tuition table for Irkutsk State University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Faculty Tuition Cost (per year)
Faculty of Law 150,000 RUB
Faculty of Economics and Management 130,000 RUB
Faculty of Philology and Journalism 120,000 RUB
Faculty of History and Political Science 110,000 RUB
Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technology 100,000 RUB
Faculty of Physics and Technology 90,000 RUB
Faculty of Biology 80,000 RUB

The currency used is Russian Ruble (RUB).

Irkutsk State University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

Bakalavr Advertising and Publicity, Applied Mathematics, Art Education, Bioengineering, Biology, Business and Commerce, Chemistry, Computer Education, Computer Science, Cultural Studies, Ecology, Economics, Educational Psychology, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Management, Foreign Languages Education, Geography, Geology, History, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Management, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Literacy Education, Management, Mathematics Education, Meteorology, Music Education, Pedagogy, Philology, Philosophy, Physics, Political Sciences, Primary Education, Psychology, Public Administration, Radiophysics, Regional Studies, Science Education, Social Work, Sociology, Soil Science, Special Education, Telecommunications Engineering, Tourism, Translation and Interpretation
Diplom Spetsialista Geology
Magistr Administration, Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Ecology, Economics, Educational Administration, Educational Psychology, Educational Technology, Electronic Engineering, Environmental Management, Geography, Geology, History, Human Resources, Humanities and Social Science Education, Information Technology, International Relations and Diplomacy, Journalism, Law, Linguistics, Management, Mathematics Education, Meteorology, Pedagogy, Philology, Philosophy, Physical Education, Physics, Political Sciences, Preschool Education, Psychology, Radiophysics, Regional Studies, Religious Studies, Science Education, Social Work, Soil Science, South and Southeast Asian Languages, Special Education
Kandidat Nauk Applied Mathematics, Archaeology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Ecology, Economics, Geography, Geology, Germanic Languages, History, Law, Linguistics, Literature, Mathematics, Meteorology, Pedagogy, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Russian, Sociology, Soil Science, Surveying and Mapping

Notable alumni

  1. Valentin Rasputin

    Valentin Rasputin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1937-2015 (aged 78)
    writerpoliticianopinion journalistpublic figurejournalist

    Valentin Grigoryevich Rasputin was a Soviet and Russian writer. He was born and lived much of his life in the Irkutsk Oblast in Eastern Siberia. Rasputin's works depict rootless urban characters and the fight for survival of centuries-old traditional rural ways of life, addressing complex questions of ethics and spiritual revival.

  2. Alexander Vampilov

    Alexander Vampilov
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1937-1972 (aged 35)
    prose writerwriterplaywright

    Alexander Valentinovich Vampilov was a Soviet playwright. His play The Elder Son was first performed in 1969, and became a national success two years later. Many of his plays have been filmed or televised in Russia. His four full-length plays were translated into English and Duck Hunting was performed in London and Washington DC (Arena Stage).

  3. Victor Shkulev

    Victor Shkulev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1958-.. (age 66)
    Enrolled in Irkutsk State University
    Studied in 1981
    editing staffentrepreneurjuristjournalistmanager

    Victor Mikhailovich Shkulev is a Russian journalist, publisher, media manager. He is the president of Hearst Shkulev Media (Elle (magazine), Maxim, Antenna-Telesem, Hearst Shkulev Digital). Entered the top five most influential media managers post-Soviet Russia by the magazine "Career" and the weekly newspaper "New Look". Deputy Chairman of FIPP.

  4. Aleksey Kazannik

    Aleksey Kazannik
    Born in
    Ukraine Flag Ukraine
    1941-2019 (aged 78)

    Alexey Ivanovich Kazannik was a Russian lawyer and politician.

  5. Gombojavyn Zandanshatar

    Gombojavyn Zandanshatar
    Born in
    Mongolia Flag Mongolia
    1970-.. (age 54)

    Gombojav Zandanshatar is a Mongolian politician. He is a member of the Mongolian People's Party, and has served as Party General Secretary from 2012 to 2013.

  6. Nikolai Kuryanovich

    Nikolai Kuryanovich
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1966-.. (age 58)
    diplomatmember of the State Dumapolitician

    Nikolai Vladimirovich Kuryanovich - Russian politician, nationalist, Director of the Irkutsk branch of the Russian State Trade-Economic University, deputy of State Duma 4 convocation (2003-2007), member of the Central Council of the National Socialist Movement "Slavic Union".

  7. Nikolay Kradin

    Nikolay Kradin
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1962-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in Irkutsk State University
    Studied in 1985
    anthropologisthistorianuniversity teacherarchaeologist

    Nikolay Nikolaevich Kradin is a Russian anthropologist and archaeologist. Since 1985 he has been a Research Fellow of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnology, Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Vladivostok. He was Head and Professor of the Department of Social Anthropology in the Far-Eastern National Technical University (1999 - 2011), and also Head and Professor of the Department of World History, Archaeology and Anthropology in the Far-Eastern Federal University (2011 - 2016). Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 2011 and full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences since 2022.

  8. Valentina Bronevich

    Valentina Bronevich
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1956-.. (age 68)

    Valentina Tadeyevna Bronevich is a Russian politician from Kamchatka. She was elected Head of Administration of Koryak autonomy in the Far East in 1996, becoming Russia's first female governor.

  9. Alexander Varfolomeev

    Alexander Varfolomeev
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1965-.. (age 59)

    Alexander Georgievich Varfolomeev is a Russian politician serving as a senator from Buryatia since 19 September 2018.

  10. Svetlana Dambinova

    Svetlana Dambinova
    Born in
    Russia Flag Russia
    1949-.. (age 75)

    Svetlana Dambinova is a Russian neuroscientist, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Distinguished Professor at Laboratory of biomarkers at Medical Center "DeKalb", Atlanta, USA. Dambinova was awarded as Honored Worker of Science of the Republic of Buryatia (1996) and Russian Federation (1998). Known in the world for research of glutamate receptors. The Head of the project of the International Department of Neurology SPBGMU them. Acad. Pavlov's.

Irkutsk State University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Biology and Soil Science Biology, Ecology, Physiology, Soil Science
Faculty : Business and Management Business and Commerce, Economics, Management
Faculty : Chemistry Analytical Chemistry, Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry
Faculty : Geography Geography, Meteorology, Water Science, Wildlife
Faculty : Geology Geochemistry, Geology, Petroleum and Gas Engineering, Surveying and Mapping
Faculty : History Archaeology, Ethnology, History, International Relations and Diplomacy, Political Sciences, Regional Studies
Faculty : International Business and Commerce, Linguistics
Faculty : Physics Electronic Engineering, Physics, Radiophysics
Faculty : Psychology Psychology, Speech Therapy and Audiology
Faculty : Service and Advertising Advertising and Publicity, Cultural Studies, Tourism
Faculty : Social Sciences Management, Social Work, Sociology
Institute : Law Civil Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, International Law, Law
Institute : Mathematics and Economics Applied Mathematics, Econometrics, Economics, Mathematics
Institute : Pedagogical Adult Education, Art Education, Computer Education, Educational Sciences, Foreign Languages Education, Humanities and Social Science Education, Mathematics Education, Music Education, Pedagogy, Physical Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Special Education, Teacher Trainers Education, Teacher Training, Vocational Education
Institute : Philology, Foreign Languages and Media Communication Applied Linguistics, Journalism, Linguistics, Literature, Philology, Regional Studies, Russian

General information

Alternative names ISU
Иркутский государственный университет
Founded 1918
Accreditation Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science (Rosobrnadzor)
Motto Intelligence, Humanism and Uniqueness
Colors blue, white

Location and contacts

Address ul. Karla Marksa, 1
Irkutsk, Irkutskaja oblast', 664003
City population 624,000

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