Ivanovo State Polytechnic University (ISPU)
Federal State Budget Educational Institution of Higher Education «Ivanovo State Politechnical University» is a higher educational institution located in the city of Ivanovo. It was established by the Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No. 995 of November 28, 2012, by merging Ivanovo State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Ivanovo State Textile Academy.
The history of Ivanovo State Polytechnic University began in 2012 with combining the accumulated experience and traditions of the two universities - IGASU and IGTA. Their total age is over a century and a half.
Being the youngest university in the Ivanovo region ISPU continues nevertheless traditions of Ivanovo-Voznesensk Polytechnic Institute created in 1918 on the initiative of M.V. Frunze.
Enhancing the competitiveness and quality of education is the course as well as the unchanging and primary goal of the renovated university. The key drivers of its growth currently are perfection of the resource base, staff and scientific capacity building, maximum turn towards the real sector of economy and regional employers. The university demonstrates the steady growth of its positions, proved by the results of the annual ministerial monitoring of the universities effectiveness and by authoritative ratings.
The idea of forming ISPU is based on the following principles:
Systematic approach to education and creation of the best conditions for training professionals who will be able to implement cluster strategy and synergetic ideas in the social and economic development of the region.
Historical continuity according to which ISPU positions itself as a recipient of traditions created by Ivanovo -Voznesensk Polytechnic Institute.
Continuity of education and development of the university as an educational system that allows to train professional staff at all levels, including primary, secondary, higher (bachelor and master), additional vocational education, training of highly qualified specialists in postgraduate and doctoral study programs.
On April 24, 2018 by order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia, Rumyantsev Evgeny Vladimirovich was appointed the Acting Rector of Ivanovo State Polytechnic University. He took the post of the head of the university after Robert Mishaevich Aloyan, whose term of employment contract had expired.
Date of establishment of the educational institution
The Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education "Ivanovo State Polytechnic University" was founded on November 28, 2012 as a result of merging Ivanovo State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Ivanovo State Textile Academy (Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation No. 995 of November 28, 2012).
On April 22, 2013 the educational organization was registered as a legal entity.
Student body and Teaching staff
Ivanovo State Polytechnic University has over 3,000 students from 21 regions of the Russian Federation and 17 foreign countries; the teaching staff is formed by more than 250 scientific and pedagogical workers, over 85% of them have scientific degrees of Candidates or Doctors of sciences.
Informatization of University Activities
Resource opportunities of informatization are provided by more than 1000 PCs, united in a single corporate network and provided with access to the Internet, a computer class complex and workstation.
The scientific research of the university is carried out within the framework of 19 main research areas corresponding to the prioritized scientific tendencies of development, technology and engineering in the Russian Federation.
The basis of the scientific, innovation and production infrastructure of Ivanovo State Polytechnic University (ISPU) is:
-5 research and educational centers established in partnership with manufacturing companies and the Institute of Solution Chemistry of the Russian Academy of Sciences;
-three small innovative enterprises;
-dozens of scientific laboratories;
-own publishing house and a section of instant printing;
-a complex of museum, exhibition and resource centers.
The structure of ISPU includes:
- five educational buildings;
- two campus hostels;
- extensive fundamental library, the book fund of which has more than 1 million book units;
- sports facilities complex;
- recreation center in the town of Plyos.
The distribution of places in dormitories is carried out by the departments of the University. The starting date of the settlement is annually approved by the order of the university's rector.
Nonresident students have primary right for settlement in the dormitories.
Applicants for entry and accompanying persons during the enrollment campaign are provided with places for temporary residence. By the permission of the department of educational and social work close relatives are provided with places for temporary accommodation in the campus hostels with payment at the rates established by local regulatory enactments during the guest visit.
International Linguistic Education Center
The International Linguistic Education Center of Ivanovo State Polytechnic University, established on the basis of the Department of Foreign Languages, is engaged in the training of international students, as well as in linguistic support for the process of teaching Russian as a foreign language.
The library is one of the leading structural divisions of the university, the main tasks of which are: information support of science and education and promotion of the spiritual, educational and cultural development of the individual.
The library serves more than 12 thousand users; about 70 thousand bibliographic units consulted are registered annually.
Currently more than 1 million book units are kept in the library.
Theatre-studio of model art
Theatre-studio of model art of Ivanovo State Polytechnic University trains young men and women aged 15 to 25 years.
Training takes place in the following disciplines: defile technique, plastic movements, acting skills, photoposition, make-up technique and much more.
Upon completion of training, a certificate of additional education is issued.
The dance team "Universe City"
The dance team "Universe City" was set up in 2015 on the basis of ISPU with the support of the Students'Trade Union Organization.
The goal of the team is to support talented students and involve them in creative activity.