Tour of New University Building


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Mr. Alexander Zhilkin, Governor of Astrakhan Region, and Mr. Vitaliy Gutman, the regional Minister of Education & Science, have been on a visit to Astrakhan State University.

The Governor and the Minister have visited the new building of our University to be opened soon. The corresponding official documents are currently being agreed at the proper state instances.

During their excursion, the guests have been shown laboratories, centers, recreation rooms, lecture halls, the 400-seat canteen, and the library facility. Dr. Alexey Rybakov, Director of our Institute of Researches & Solutions to Technological Tasks, has demonstrated the two guests how robotic systems and a manipulating robot operate to weld a construction.

The available technological base is to be used by our faculty and students in their everyday activities. Staff of our labs is testing newly-obtained hardware of both domestic and foreign origin. The hardware will make it possible to aim our project activities at fundamental researches in the field of high-tech, which is necessary for the regional economy. The Governor wished those researches were of high demand for the regional shipbuilding industry.

Thanks to the new University building, our students will be able not just to study and research, but also to go in for water sports: there is a swimming pool with eight lanes.

The new building of Astrakhan State University shall be put into operation in the short-term run.


Russian original information source: D.M. Bychkov (the Press Service of ASU)

Russian original photo source: I.V. Vorontsov (the TV Media Center of ASU)

Translated by E.I. Glinchevskiy (the Center of Translation Studies & Conference Interpreting “ASTLINK” of ASU)

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