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Irkutsk State University was founded in October 1918 in Irkutsk, Siberia. At present, the University consists of 19 faculties, 7 educational institutions, and 1 branch. Over 18 thousand students, including 300 foreign students from 27 countries, study at University in 52 specialties, and more than 620 lecturers (120 Dr. Sc. and 357 Cand. Sc. professors) work there. Among other facilities, Irkutsk State University has the Center for Advanced Training and Retraining, 3 research institutes, Interregional Institute of Social Sciences, Center for New Information Technologies, Baikal Research and Education Center, Department for post-graduate and doctoral courses, scientific libraries, astronomical observatory and botanic garden.
Motto: Intelligence, Humanism and Uniqueness
Administrative staff: 620
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