About GSU  



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140155 Moscow region
Ramensky district
s. Electroizolyator, 67
Tel: 8(496) 469-75-33
Tel/Fax: 8(496)464-76-40


  GSU today  

Art education in Gzhel underwent long process of formation and development; from the opening in 1899 of the Drawing Course at the Stroganov School of Art and Industry in Rechitsy School District, to Gzhel State University - formed after the reorganization of the existing Institute in 2015.

Nowadays, GSU appears as a dynamically developing educational centre, whose institutional body includes 50 educational and scientific subunits. According to the results of the last monitoring of higher professional education institutions, conducted by the Ministry of Education and Science, our University was, by all adopted criteria, recognized as effective.

Educational and scientific activities

The institutional body of GSU is constituted of 4 Faculties (Faculty of Fine Art and Design, Faculty of social and humanitarian education, Faculty of Economics and Management, Faculty for Part-time Studies), Research laboratories, Centre for Supplementary Education, Training and Production Workshops, Data Processing Centre, Scientific Library, Museum, Sport Facilities, Main Hall, Refectory, Student Canteen, two ampus.

Highly qualified lecturers conduct the educational process; 82, 2% of the Faculty Staff possesses scientific degrees and titles. The Faculty Staff of the University consists of 143 lecturers, out of which 14 Doctors of Science, 35 with PhD degrees, 8 Honoured Artists of Russian Federation, 8 members of artistic organizations and unions, etc. 

At present time, continuous education system College-University is implemented at the GSU. It consists of 13 professional College-level programmes and 17 higher, University-level, programmes.  Graduates receive a state-recognized degree.

GSU offers PhD courses according to the programme 44.06.1 Education and Pedagogical Sciences (profile - Theory and Methods of Professional Education).

  Important events concerning scientific and creative activities at the University include yearly international festival "Artistic Ceramics", international scientific and practical conference "Science. Education. Culture", interregional seminar dedicated to problems and perspectives of artistic and industrial education development, within the framework of the All-Russian exhibition "Ladya" (Shallot).



The opening of the exhibition of contest works of VII International festival Artistic ceramics (2014)

  Salvadoran artists-ceramists on professional development


The famous Salvadoran artist Fernando Llort showed the master class  

The rector of GSU B. V. Ilkevich with the guests and participants of the international conference "Education. Science. Culture" (2014)


International activity

Gzhel State University actively develops international, cultural and educational contacts with countries of Latin America, Europe and Africa (Uruguay, Salvador, Cuba, Guatemala, Paraguay, Venezuela, Ireland, Tunis). Contracts of cooperation were signed with educational institutions of Belarus, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Czech Republic, France, Salvador and other countries. 

In 2014 the Office of GSU representation was opened in Prague. Work on nostrification of foreign diplomas is being actively conducted at the University. 

Within the University 4 International Clubs exist: Club of Franco-Russian Friendship - "Amitie", Club of German-Russian Friendship - "Freundschaft", Club of Friendship with Countries of Latin America - "Amigos", English Language Club - "Friendship". Students and Faculty Staff engaged in the activities of Clubs regularly attend concerts and theatricals, visit exhibitions and other foreign-language based cultural events.


Visit of the Ambassador of the Republic of Guatemala Estuardo Meneses Coronado   Signing of the Trilateral Agreement among the Gzhelskoe Locality, GSU and the city of Panchimalco (El Salvador)


Visit of the Ambassador of Cuba Emilio Lozada Garcia   At the meeting with the Ambassador of the Republic of Paraguay Ramon Diaz Pereira the rector presents a gift.


Foreign participants of the VII international festival of Artistic ceramics (2014)   The Ambassador of Uruguay Anibal Cabral Segalerba at the master - class on painting


The delegation of Guatemala led by the abbess of Holy Trinity Orthodox monastery of IAU Inez Garcia at the chapel of the Mother of God «Upbringing».   Chinese students at the international festival Blue bird of Gzhel -2015


Extracurricular Activities

  As the strategic aim of educational activities realized at GSU, we see the provision of optimal conditions for the formation and development, in each student, of personal traits, characteristic for the future specialist in possession of general cultural competences, civic responsibility and qualities of a leader, capability for professional, intellectual and social creative work.

The existence in GSU of unique educational space, our legacy and tradition, determine the character of our educational activity.  

GSU students regularly and successfully participate in different projects like the All-Russian Artistic Exposition "Young Russian Artists", Exhibition-fair of Folk Art and Crafts "Ladya" (Shallot), Moscow Interuniversity Festival "Sails of Hope", Contest of Patriotic Programs "Victory for the Future", regional photo contests "Catch the Moment", the competition of young poets "Awakening", All-Russian contest "Russian Artisans Glory", International Exhibition-contest of Contemporary Art "Russian Art Week", International Design Contest "Golden Line", and many more.

Many students of GSU are actively engaged in the study of educational programs within the Interuniversity School "Ascent", they take part in projects of the Volunteers Club, Sports Club, Journalism Club, dance studio "Gloriya", student theatre "STEP", vocal studio "Constellation", and develop the "KVN" movement. 

Every year active students participate in the work of All-Russian camps like "Stairway", "Perspective", "Leader of the XXI Century", "XXI Century Sport", "Creative Leader Phaestos", in the educational forum "Seliger", and others.

Different sport sections function within the Sports Club; namely - the badminton, volleyball, basketball, Ping-Pong, general physical training, mini-football, tourism, equestrian sport, swimming, Sambo, and judo sections.

Different and various sport events are organized and supported by the GSU: University Spartakiada, District and Regional contests in badminton, football, and other sports, in which our teams successfully compete and regularly win.


International Festival of National Unity "We live in Russia"   International Festival of National Unity "We live in Russia"


Active guys at the contest Minute of fame   Cortege in honour of the Victory Day on 9th of May 2014


Annual student ball   Dancing group Gloria


Performance of the Student Theatre "STEP"   Sports festival "Health Day"