26 December 2011, Monday, 14:07

Bashkir State University intends to spend federal grant for strengthening of its research and material base

author: Elmira Sabirova

The Bashkir State University will receive about 100 million rubles annually during three years from the federal budget. As the news agency "Bashinform" reported earlier, the University has won the contest of support of the program for strategic development of state higher professional education institutions, held by the Russian Ministry for education and science. The University is included into the list of the best in the nomination "Classical universities" together with other 20 institutes of the country.

The Bashkir State University has become the only university in the region — a winner of the contest.

The rector of the Bashkir State University Akhat Mustafin says the complex program for development of the University is meant for the period till 2020 and includes seven main directions, such as professional orientation, development of material and technical base, international cooperation etc. For example, in sphere of science and innovational activity the stress will be made on establishment of specialized scientific innovational centers under the Bashkir State University — in nano-technique and nano-physics, space technologies (development of GLONASS system), biotechnology and genetics etc. Several such centers are already working — the research center of micro- and nano-scaled dynamics of disperse systems, the center for distant probing of the Earth, the center of chemical technologies and new materials and others. Besides, the school for talented children will be opened under the University. Financing of the program will start already in 2012.

themes: education