Russian State Hydrometeorological University (RSHU), Regional Training Center of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in the Russian Federation provides a wide range of programs in areas such as: meteorology, hydrology, oceanology, ecology and physics of the environment, information systems and geotechnology, economics, social and human science.

The quota is available for the following programs:


Bachelor (4 years):

05.03.04 Hydrometeorology

05.03.05 Applied Hydrometeorology

05.03.06 Ecology


Master (2 years):

05.04.06 Ecology and nature management

05.04.05 Applied Hydrometeorology


PhD studies:

05.06.01 Geosciences. Geoecology

05.06.01 Geosciences. Geoinformatics

05.06.01 Geosciences. Oceanology

05.06.01 Geosciences. Meteorology, climatology, agrometeorology

05.06.01 Geosciences. Land hydrology, water resources, hydrochemistry


As a student here you will be taught by outstanding academics who are leaders in their field. Our teaching staff makes up to 700 academics featuring many merited and honoured Russian and foreign scientists and lecturers. The teaching in the university is conducted in Russian. We offer one-year Russian language courses for foreign students. These courses are designed for students who intend to pursue degree education in Russia and delivered at the Preparatory Faculty. Russian Federation Government provides grants to international students for their studying at the university. University-governed accommodations are available for foreign students and students from other cities for the whole period of studies. 

With our superb learning facilities, upgraded classrooms, research labs, field and sea expeditions as well as broad international links we train motivated and highly skilled specialists in the field of meteorology, oceanology, hydrology and ecology.

Research is central to RSHU’s mission and affects all departments and faculties. We established several scientific schools of international level. Many international research projects initiated and attended by our University are in full swing. The University has partnership agreements with 60 leading universities and schools. We carry out many research works in partnership with scientists from ROSGIDROMET, RAN, major research centers from abroad. The University successfully implements innovation research in the field of environmental sciences and large international projects under the aegis of UNESCO and WMO. Our University is famous for its sea expeditions during which undergraduate and postgraduate students can master practical aspects of their profession and get engaged in research.


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