Rector's Welcome Address
Dear friends and partners,
welcome to Irkutsk State University!
Irkutsk State University (ISU) is the leading scientific and educational institution in Eastern Siberia. ISU was founded in 1918, and since that time it has been playing a crucial role in the sustainable development of the region. ISU trains students in humanities, social, physical and life sciences. ISU offers bachelor, master, and post-graduate programs both for Russian and international students having opportunity to specialize under the supervision of world-known scientists. ISU facilities include educational institutions, research centers, modern laboratories and the scientific library. Irkutsk State University conducts research projects that among other things contribute to Baikal Siberia’s potential development and innovative economy advance. ISU is famous for its fundamental research in such spheres as high energy physics, analytical chemistry, experimental microbiology, archaeology, ethnography, environmental management and Baikal studies.
Professor Alexander Schmidt