27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Ulyanovsk State Agricultural Academy

Address: 1 Noviy Venets St, Ulyanovsk, Russia
Phone/fax: (8422) 55-23-75
E-mail: ugsha@yandex.ru
Official website: http://ugsha.ru

On September 11th, 2011 Ulyanovsk State Agricultural Academy signed a cooperation agreement with the Executive Directorate of the 27th Summer Universiade 2013 in Kazan and received the official status of ‘HEI of the 2013 Summer Universiade’.

Ulyanovsk State Agricultural Academy was founded in 1943. In 1996 it acquired academy status.

Over 10,500 students presently study at the academy. Total enrollment of the faculty and teaching staff includes over 300 people (211 of them have scientific degrees and 40 are doctors of sciences).

Under the international exchange programmes, students take on-the-job training in Germany, Denmark, the USA, Finland; teachers upgrade their skills in Germany. Students from CIS countries also enroll at the academy.

Ulyanovsk State Agricultural Academy initiates efforts to urge students and staff to live a healthier life and play sports. The academy’s sports infrastructure comprises a gym, a gymnastics and weightlifting hall, an aerobic and shaping hall, a stadium with running tracks, a football field, an ice hockey rink, a ski rental and a ski depot. Residence halls of the academy are equipped with sports facilities as well.

Construction of the new stadium with artificial turf is currently nearing completion.

Volunteer movement undergoes rapid growth at the academy. This is confirmed by the fact that the academy won an award for the development of volunteer movement promoting a healthy lifestyle at the HEI of Healthy Lifestyle Competition among higher education institutions under Russia’s Ministry of Agriculture.

Sports icons

Aleksandr Mikhailov. Double world kettlebell lifting champion among veterans, 2011 European champion, world record holder in the 95kg category (2011), medal winner at the 1st World Corresepondence Games of Kettlebell Lifting Masters (2011).