Irkutsk State Linguistic University was founded in 1948. For over 65 years ISLU has been the only linguistic university in Siberia and the Far East. It is one of the four linguistic universities in Russia.
- Over 3000 enthusiastic students
- 2 Institutes and 6 faculties
- 10 Bachelor’s and Master’s programs
- 9 postgraduate programs
- Dissertation Council
- 12 Scientific Schools
- Over 10 foreign languages taught and studied
- Collaboration with the Universities of Europe, Asia and the USA.
We strive to train highly qualified specialists for Siberia and the Far East; we offer degree programs to ensure competence in the realm of education, cross-cultural communications, fundamental and applied research aimed at cross-cultural and cross-linguistic dialogue between Russia and other countries in a globalizing world.
In 2009 the University introduced quality management system in compliance with the international standards. It ensured a successful accreditation procedure in 2011 and confirmation of the QMS abidance by the requirements of MS ISO 9001:2008, GOST R ISO 9001-2008 within the Russian Register, IQNet and GOST R.
The University is a member of Consortium of Universities of Shanghai Cooperation Organization and a regional center (affiliate of the Basic organization) for CIS countries culture and languages.