Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN) consists of 5 institutes – Institute of International Relations and World History (IIRWH), Institute of Economics and Entrepreneurship (IEE), Institute of Biology and Biomedicine, Institute for Postgraduate and Doctoral Studies and Institute of Military Training – as well as 14 faculties – those of Chemistry, Radio physics, Physics, Mechanics and Mathematics, Computational Mathematics and Cybernetics, Philology, Law, Social Sciences, Physical Education and Sports, Preparatory Faculty, Faculty for International Students, Faculty for Regional Personnel Training, Minor Academy of Public Administration and Advanced School of General and Applied Physics.
NN has a close collaboration with the Nizhny Novgorod Scientific Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences (NNSC RAS). State University is a member of the European University Association (EUA). Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod (UNN) has been in the world's top 700 universities since 2011, according to QS World University Rankings. It is ranked 72nd in top 200 universities in 2014 QS World University Rankings: BRICS. More than 1,000 UNN students and staff were trained in the best European universities during the implementation of 21 Tempus projects.