Federal State Budgetary Educational institution of Higher education “Yakut State Agricultural Academy” is the basic agricultural higher educational institution of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation in the North-East of Russia, which provides professional educational programs for higher, secondary and additional education.
The Academy was established in 1986 on the basis of the of the Yakut State University – Agricultural faculty (till 1995 it was Yakut Agricultural institute), which qualified more than 3 thousand agronomist, zooengineers, veterinarians, economist, lawyers and engineers for the Republican agro-industrial complex. The Academy is one of the largest educational institutions in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). The structure of the Academy consists of 4 faculties: the Faculty of Veterinary medicine, the Faculty of Agricultural Technologies, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Timber complex and Land management. The Academy also has a branch in Oktemskiy village, which is located in Khangalassky district, College of Technologies and Management, the Institute of additional professional education and other training, researching and supporting units.
There are filial branch (Oktyomskiy), 17 sub- faculties, a scientific library named after K.D.Utkin, experimental practical farms in Oktyomskiy and subdivisions in Academy’s structure The students of Yakut state agricultural academy of the first and the second course have an opportunity to get practice training in the equestrian sport complex, landscape complex, greenhouse complex, Yakut milky plant, poultry factory, Khatas agicultural enterprise, financial and agroindustrial corporations, municipal unitary enterprises of Republic.
The Academy develops international relations in the field of scientific investigations and there is being realized a conception of joining the International Arctic University, which is created by common efforts of several countries. As a whole, the Academy international activity has a tendency to enter international educational and scientific- technical space.
The Academy employs 250 teachers, including 53 professors and 130 candidates of sciences.
Acting rector Yakut state agricultural academy is Ivan Ivanovich Sleptsov.
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