Belgorod University of Cooperation, Economics & Law is one of the leading economic universities in Russia, which has created a multi-level system of continuous training that includes secondary vocational, higher and additional training.
Today the university is an entire educational network possessing six affiliates in different regions of the country: Stavropol, Voronezh, Lipetsk, Buinaksk, Kursk, Nalchik.
Now the University has 10 faculties: Economics & Management, Merchandising and Commerce, Technological, Law, Information Systems and Information Security, Correspondence Learning, Customs, Vocational Education, Second Higher Education, and two faculties of secondary vocational training, which implement Bachelors', Speclialists’ and Masters' educational programs on 20 courses of bachelor's and 3 specialties of higher education, 17 Masters' courses, 14 specialties of secondary vocational education, 7 majors (10 profiles) of research and pedagogical personnel at postgraduate courses and 1 doctorate degree. The number of students is about 20 thousand.
During its lifetime, our University has trained more than 95,000 specialists of higher and secondary vocational education. High level of training and comprehensive development of our students confirm high achievements of our graduates, who work properly at enterprises and organizations of consumer cooperatives, government agencies at various levels, tax and law enforcement bodies, sphere of banking and tourism, advertising agencies alongside with higher educational institutions including our University itself being Heads of the departments, faculties and affiliates.
The students and postgraduate students have everything they need for successful study, research work, creativity, sports: three academic buildings, four hostels, a modern library with several reading rooms, equipped with an electronic catalog and computers for the use of electronic textbooks and online Internet resources, a gymnasium, an assembly hall, a canteen, a cafe, three coffee shops, a health center, a publishing center and a print shop.
A lot of attention at the University is paid to the use of information technologies in educational process: the university created modern computer labs, virtual enterprises, multimedia classrooms and a hall for video conferences; all study rooms have free access to Wi-Fi.
The University has formed a highly skilled staff, in which over 90% of teachers have candidate's or doctoral degrees, titles of academicians and correspondent members of various Russian and international academies.
A highly important direction in the University activities is the development of its scientific potential, research and innovative activities. 11 scientific schools (scientific areas) in 6 fields of knowledge are functioning at the University.
One of the University research development directions is holding and participation in international theoretical and practical conferences, publication of research papers in domestic and foreign editions. Since 2002 the University has been publishing international research journal “Herald of Belgorod University of Cooperation, Economics & Law”, which is a central edition included in the list of Higher Attestation Commission publications.
The University post-graduate courses train research and pedagogical personnel in 7 specialties within 10 fields of study and 1 doctorate degree in 6 fields of study : economic, law, sociological, technical, mathematical and biological sciences. Doctoral courses train specialists in specialty 08.00.05. “Economics and National Economy Management”.
There actively develop student research activities with the functioning of Student Research Society , Young Researchers Council and 50 student circles and sections.
The University carries out professional retraining and refresher courses for top managers and professionals of various spheres of business, consumer cooperatives, governmental and municipal officers, private business owners and others.
Belgorod University of Cooperation, Economics & Law is a member of the Magna Charta Universitatum (Bologna, Italy). The frontiers of international cooperation are constantly expanding. The University deeply cooperates with the universities of Russia, near abroad and foreign countries, it is a full member of the International Association of Universities (Paris, France). The cooperation with the Cooperative sector of the International Labor Organization and cooperative higher schools of the CIS countries is continually developing on a mutually beneficial basis.
Taking into account a large input made by the university in the development of the international cooperative movement in June 2014, the UN Organization on Education, Science and Culture (UNESCO) made a decision on the foundation at the Belgorod University of Cooperation, Economics and Law of the UNESCO Chair “Education for sustainable development of cooperatives”.
The University is heading towards integration into the international scientific and educational space. One of the most effective and promising directions of international cooperation with foreign universities is the exchange of professors and students. In this area, the university is closely co-operating with Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Berlin Language School, with the universities of Ukraine, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Belarus and others. Future professionals have an opportunity to undergo internship abroad .
Educational activities are a priority direction in educating future professionals. The university possesses all necessary conditions for the students' creativity potential, social activity and interests' realization. Students take an active part in various conferences, competitions, festivals, gatherings, meetings and trips. At the Cultural Work Centre, there are 15 creative teams of vocal and choreographic trends, theater studio, KVN (club of the joyful and smart), which involve talented students of the University. The University pays much attention to the development of physical training and sports, involvement of young people in healthy lifestyles, going in for sports, organization of walking tours and positive leisure activities.
The University faces the future with confidence and aims at sustainable development of education activities in close connection with the practice, protecting and multiplying its own traditions and the achievements of domestic science.
University of Cooperation, Economics & Law
is a higher school of the XXI century!
Address: 116a, Sadovaya Street, Belgorod, Russia, 308023.
Tel/Fax: (4722) 26-08-48; 26-49-65,
Admissions Department telephone: (4722) 26-37-39.
Official site: http://bukep.ru
Belgorod University of Cooperation, Economics & Law implements the following programs of higher education
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