Petrozavodsk State University is one of the largest educational institutions in the European North of Russia. The university has one of the largest libraries in the Republic Karelia. Besides education, the university conducts research in various fields of science, including 28 joint international programs. PetrSU joint scientific research projects with universities of Finland, Sweden, Great Britain, Poland, the United States and Canada. Each year the university holds about 10 international conferences. The University won the leading places by the “internationalization» criterion and the third place among the universities that promote the employment of students and graduates. It has 77 international agreements with foreign universities, research organizations and scientific-and-production companies of Finland, Canada, the USA, the Great Britain and Italy.
Liudmila Kulikovskaya, Project director, The European Union Centre in the Barents Region
Natalya Kravchenkova, Head of the Directorate for International Cooperation