World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.




Lobachevsky University (UNN)
UNN – creative, innovative, entrepreneurial! 

One of the top tier Russian universities, UNN is named after the founder of non-Euclidean geometry Nikolai Lobachevsky. In 2009, UNN was awarded the prestigious status of National Research University. UNN is actively involved in cooperation with foreign partners, as well as many global biggest high-tech companies. Supercomputer «Lobachevsky» installed at UNN on May 26, 2014 has ranked the 24th among the world’s university-based supercomputers, according to the Top-500 List of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.

Established: 1916

Location: Nizhni Novgorod

Students (FTE): 16,500+

Faculty (FTE): 1,700+

Degree programmes: 270

Priority areas:

  • Information and Communication Systems and Technology
  • Supercomputer Computation
  • Materials Science
  • Biomedicine
  • Radio Physics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Law
  • Social Sciences
  • Innovative Entrepreneurship