Institute of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism

The Institute of Physical Education, Sports and Tourism is the leading educational institution in Karelia in the area of tourism, PE, sports and life safety.

Students are trained by the Institute’s high-qualified staff, among which are professors, PhDs, and masters of sports. The students and graduates of the Institute compete at national Student Games, represent Russia in national and youth selected teams at regional, Russian and world level. They also successfully represent PetrSU in various conferences, seminars, and workshops.

The students of the Institute develop tourist trails around Petrozavodsk and Karelia, take part in volunteer projects, organize events for children with health limitations. Upon their graduation, the students are awarded certificates of skill upgrading under the program Technology for Development of Volunteering Activities at Educational Organizations.

The students can take part in the exchange and scholarship programs, joint international schools and conferences held in cooperation with the universities of Hungary (Stipendium Hungaricum), Finland (FIRST+), Korea and others.


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Valentina Mikhailovna

Candidate of Biological Sciences, Associate Professor

Kristina Valerevna

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Tatiana Sergeevna

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Larisa Mikhailovna

Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Associate Professor
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Academic building No.11 (ul. Pushkinskaia, 17), room 107а

(814-2) 77-46-94