федеральное государственное автономное образовательное учреждение высшего образования
«Самарский национальный исследовательский университет имени академика С.П. Королева»

By now the University

60000 students graduated from KuAI-SSAU for the past 70 years

There are students from Russia, CIS countries, Western Europe, USA, China, Southeast Asia and Africa in SSAU. It trains specialists in 54 educational programs of higher education, academic staff in 34 specialties post-graduate training.

now2 Center of the History of aircraft engines named after N.D. Kuznetsov.

The state educational institution of higher professional education “Samara State Aerospace University named after academician S.P. Korolev (National Research University)” (SSAU) was founded in 1942 as Kuibyshev Aviation Institute (KuAI) with the purpose of the preparation of the engineers for the aircraft industry. In 1966 Kuibyshev Aviation Institute was named after academician S.P. Korolev. In 1992 Samara Aviation Institute was renamed into Samara State Aerospace University named after academician S.P. Korolev, when the University was 50.
SSAU accomplishes the preparation of the specialists for the space-rocket, aircraft, radio-electronic, metallurgical, automotive industry and other industries on full-time, part-time (evening) and correspondence courses for 54 basic educational programs and 6 programs of additional professional education. After graduation, the state diploma is given with such qualifications: Specialist, Bachelor, Master.
The University gives the postponement of military service to students studying ful-time education, who are liable for call-up, and the ability to take a course at the military department for reserve officer training programs.

Left: Science and research building. Right: The research library.
Middle - Intercollegiate media center with supercomputer.

SSAU laboratories are equipped with the latest science and research machinery, equipment and instruments.


Faculties (including 56 chairs with laboratories and offices): Aircraft Construction, Aircraft Engine Design, Air Transport Engineers, Industrial Engineering, Radio Engineering, Informational Science, Economics and Management, Base Preparation and Fundamental Sciences and Correspondence Education;
now9Alexander Lazutkin, Pilot-astronaut, is a frequent guest at SSAU.
Institutions: Institute of Supplementary Professional Education, Printing Institute;
The research library stocked with over 1 million books and electronic resources;
Research institutes: Research Institute of Machine Acoustics, Research Institute of Airframe constructions, Research Institute of Instrument-making, Research Institute of Technologies and Quality Problems, Research Institute of System Designing;
– Air Transport and Aviation Technical College;
– 35 research laboratories and centers;
– Training airfield;
– Center of the History of aircraft engines named after N.D. Kuznetsov; it is an educational and scientific-technical center which is included into the All-Russian Museum Register. The world's largest collection of Russian gas turbine engines is assembled here, the bank of the implemented engineering experience in the field of aviation gas turbine engine.
– Intercollegiate media center with supercomputer;
– The center for receiving and processing space information;
– Inter-department educational and research center of CAM-technologies;
– Public museum of aviation and cosmonautics;
– Health and fitness centers;
– Halls of residence for students and the hotel;
– The University has 9 dissertation councils for doctoral and master's theses.