Buryat State Academy of Agriculture


The Buryat State Academy of Agriculture (BSAA) was founded in 1931 and is the first higher educational institution in the Republic of Buryatia and one of the most dynamically and successfully developing institutions in Siberia and the Far East. Over its 80 years history BSAA has gained a rich expertise and high scientific potential and follows the pattern of continuous dynamic and intense development.

Our institution's activities include a wide range of educational services as well as research and development projects. Our Academy is a multidisciplinary scientific, cultural and educational center with 6 faculties (Faculty of Agronomy, Faculty of Humanities, Faculty of Economics, Faculty of Veterinary medicine, Faculty of Technology, Faculty of Engineering), 3 institutes (Institute for Language Studies and Cross-cultural Communication, Institute of Land-management, Cadastre and Land-reclamation, Institute for Further Vocational Education). The BSAA trains specialists in 46 specialities offering Bachelor, Specialist and Master degrees. Likewise students can take post-graduate courses which lead to obtaining Candidate of Sciences degree (equivalent to PhD). Thanks to a dedicated team of highly-skilled and experienced teaching staff, educational and scientific processes are maintained at a high level with implementation of innovative educational technologies.

To comply with an on-going education requirements, the BSAA starts new study programs, creates institutions and develops its international cooperation. The Academy is a constant participant of such international programs as TEMPUS, Erasmus Mundus, Fulbright etc. We aim at training highly-competent and well-rounded specialists with a strong commitment to cultural diversity and equality.

Facts and figures

Web http://www.bgsha.ru
Year Established 1931
Total Number of Staff 1063
Number of Academic Staff 444
Number of Students 8459
Focus Areas

Improvement of soil fertility and crop productivity

Development in rural areas

Fields of Study Offered Agriculture, forestry and fishery (broad programmes)
Veterinary (broad programmes)
Environmental protection (broad programmes)