Saratov State University: from Imperial University to National Research University
Saratov State University was founded in June, 1909 and named after Emperor of Russia Nicholas II. First university buildings were designed by architect Karl L. Miufke. Vasiliy I. Razumovsky, a famous scientist, doctor and public person became the first rector of Saratov University.
Initially, the University consisted of just one school - the Faculty of Medicine. Faculties of Physics and Mathematics, History and Philology, as well as the Law School were founded in 1917. Leading scientists worked at the university. For example, philosopher Semen L. Frank, one of the outstanding XX-century scholars, was the Dean of the Faculty of History and Philology. Soon other Faculties were opened. Also, the founder of Russian genetics Nikolai I. Vavilov worked at the Faculty of Agronomics [...]
University Museum Complex
Over 100 years Saratov State University has collected a lot of rare, unique findings and inventions. Museums were founded at the departments. Their exhibits have a great value for scientific world and for students (helping them in their learning). Departmental museums make SSU Museum complex.