History of the University

The University was founded on March 28, 1992 with the name “Leningrad Regional Pedagogical Institute”. In 2008 the University acquired the name of a great Russian poet Alexander Pushkin and was renamed as Pushkin Leningrad State University.

Pushkin Leningrad State University is widely recognized as one of the largest educational and research centers in the North-West of Russia, in which systematic work of creating an expert and consulting cluster is conducted to fulfill orders from federal and municipal authorities, as well as business structures.

The University possesses generally recognized scientific and educational schools, such as pedagogy, defectology, jurisprudence, philology and others.

The University structure includes campuses, classrooms, libraries, scientific and educational centers, faculty departments – everything that can be needed for successful learning.