The Ural State University of Architecture and Art (USUAA)
– one of the leading higher art schools of the country, training the highly qualified personnel in the area of architecture, city planning, design, fine and applied arts.
It is the largest in Russia higher school of architecture and art and the only one in the Ural Federal Okrug. The University provides a continuous multilevel specialist training, which includes pre-university training, bachelor, specialist and master programs, post-graduate studies, vocational training and refresher courses.
The University is one of the largest research institutions in the UrFO. The research work is focused first of all on systematization and acquisition of new knowledge related the topical issues in the area of architecture and design, training of scientific and creative personnel for various regions of Russia. The teachers’ and students’ projects get the awards of prestigious international and domestic competitions, many of them get their practical implementation.
The University holds its own professional and specialized exhibitions of works in architecture, city planning, design and arts and takes active part in creative events of various levels.
The University graduates work as chief architects in many big Russian cities and as leading designers in Russian and multinational corporations.