27th Summer Universiade in Kazan,

July 6-17 2013

Udmurt State University

Address: 1 Universitetskaya St, Izhevsk, Republic of Udmurtia, Russia
Phone/fax: (3412) 68-16-10, 68-58-66
E-mail: adm@udsu.ru
Official website: http://udsu.ru

On September 1, 2011 the Udmurt State University 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’.

In the year 1931 the first higher education establishment of Udmurtia, the Udmurt State Pedagogical Institute (USPI), was founded. In 1971 the institute acquired its current name of the Udmurt State University.

Today the university enrolls over 25,000 students and over 1,000 teachers.

The university has partnership relations with 35 higher education institutions of the CIS, Europe, Asia and the United States. It also runs a few international centres.

The Udmurt State University is actively involved in promoting a healthy lifestyle among its students and teaching staff and urging them to play sports. Its student-athletes participate in various national and international competitions.

A volunteer centre was opened at the university to encourage students to join volunteer movement.

Sports icons

Aleksandra Krasnykh. Master of Sport International Class in Handball, silver medallist at the 2008 European Championship.

Lilia Akhmetova. Master of Sport in Handball, world champion (2009).

Natalia Reshetnikova. Master of Sport in Handball, bronze medallist at the 2010 European Championship, silver medallist at the 2010 World Championship.

Anna Kunaeva. Master of Sport International Class in Biathlon, gold medallist in the 3 x 5km relay, skiathlon (5km Classic Style/5km Freestyle) and 15km Free/Classic style at the 24th Winter Universiade (Harbin 2009), silver medallist in the 15km Free/Classic style (mass-start) at the 25th Winter Universiade (Erzurum 2011). Read more