International affairs

Kuban State Agrarian University has long-standing traditions of international cooperation. One of the main forms of international activity of the University in the field of education is foreign students, masters and post graduate students training. Since 1968 more than 5,500 foreign students have studied at our University. A lot of them later entered post graduate study and defended their PhD theses. The graduates from Kuban State Agrarian University have good career opportunities and successfully work in their homeland as highly qualified specialists in the field of animal husbandry, horticulture, veterinary medicine, ecology and food technologies.

’’Internalization strategy of federal state budget higher professional educational institution Kuban State agrarian University for a period from 2016 to 2020’’ has been developed at our University. Its aim is to ensure effective integration of KubSAU in the global area of education and science.

The main strategic tasks of the University:

  • increase in the contingent of foreign students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate university programs;
  • increased participation of students, postgraduates and teachers in programs of international academic mobility;
  • increase in the number of students studying abroad within international Master programs at partner universities of European countries and CIS countries in order to obtain a double diploma;
  • international cooperation of «Scientific Schools» strengthening, joint scientific research work performing, taking part in joint MBA programs;
  • increase in the number of university scientists scientific publications in partner universities international editions;
  • intensification of university activities in international fundraising.

The University international activity development strategy implementation has led to a significant increase in the number of participants of international exchanges and the expansion of academic mobility boundaries.

Kuban State Agrarian University supports stable relations with leading universities and research institutions in Germany, Denmark, France, Holland, Poland, Italy, Hungary, Bulgaria, the USA and CIS countries, being a participant of international academic mobility programs: Erasmus Mundus, DAAD, FULBRIGHT and ISFRADA — the employment program for agricultural universities graduates. Over the last seven years the total number of participants in international educational exchanges, including grant projects, has amounted up to 720 people. In 2012 KubSAU joined international program TEMPUS, the main task of which is to expand international cooperation in the field of higher education between the European Union and the partner countries in the context of Lisbon strategy and Bologna process implementation.

Our business partners large global companies - «Cargill», «AST», «John Deere», «Wimm Bill Dann (WBD)», «Frito Lay Manufacturing», Ltd «CLAAS», «DLVPlant» and others take an active part in strengthening the University modern material and technical base. Together with the enterprises innovative scientific-practical centers are being created on University faculties.