Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism

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Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism

    Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism is the largest higher educational establishment in the sphere of physical education in Russia originating from 29th of May, 1918.

     The University is situated in the capital of Russia – Moscow the main financial, industrial, historical and cultural center of the country.

    Our higher educational establishment is one of the leading centers in Russia for training highly skilled specialists in the sphere of physical culture and sports. Among the graduates of our University there are European, World and Olympic champions. 

    

    The most prominent specialists in the sphere of physical education, sport and adjoining disciplines, founders of scientific-pedagogical schools and directions work at the University.

   Currently two thesis councils for conferring scientific degrees - doctor’s council and candidate’s council, - work in the Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism.

   Annually the scientists of the University issue publications, including monographs, textbooks, training appliances, scientific articles.

   The award of International UNESCO Diploma in 1988 to SCOLIPE for contribution to the development of physical education and sport was the actual recognition of the great international authority of the University.

   The University sport facilities include specialized sports halls, an indoor athletics arena with artificial covering, shooting halls, an indoor skating rink for ice sports, and a swimming pool with 3 baths, a stadium with football field and track-and-field facilities, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, special field for technical kinds of sport (carting, moto, cycling), rock-climbing ground, sauna complex.

    

  

    The University possesses one of the largest libraries in the world on physical education and sport with the fund of more than 650 thousand volumes of books; it represents complex informational system, aimed at providing educational process and scientific research in the field of physical education and sport as well as in adjoining subjects.

    

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