The Buryat State Academy of Agriculture (BSAA) was founded in 1931 and it is the first higher educational institution in republic of Buryatia and one of the most dynamically and successfully developing institutions in Siberia and Far East. For its 80 years history the BSAA 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) and 8459 student body. The BSAA train specialists in 46 specialities offering, Bachelor, Specialist and Master degrees. Likewise students can take post-graduate courses which lead to obtaining candidatskaya degree (PhD). Thanks to a dedicated team of highly-skilled and experienced teaching staff, educational and scientific processes are maintained at a very 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
|Total Number of Staff||1063|
|Number of Academic Staff||444|
|Number of Students||8459|
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)