Kosta Levanovich Khetagurov North Ossetia State University is one of the oldest academic research centers in the North Caucasian Federal District. One of the priority projects of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science is a competition focusing on tertiary institutions as centers for creative innovation. In 2017 NOSU won this competition and was named the center of innovative, technological, and social development in the region.
Education and Science
The university consists of seventeen schools and fifty-two departments. It has six functioning science and research centers. Recently, the Physics and Nanotechnology Collective Utility Center came into being.
The basic study fields for science and research at the university include new materials and nanotechnology; information and communication technology; biological and medical technology, biosystems technology; environmental management; multi-level educational systems; humanitarian and educational technology; intercultural communication; regional and international relations; regional socio-economic development, forecast, and administration technology.