Thursday, April 18, 2013

Transnistria - Pridniestrovian State University of T.G. Shevchenko

The main building of Pridniestrovian State University of T.G. Shevchenko.

Sent by Martin of Slovakia, a TravBuddy member who visited Tiraspol, Transnistria. Thank you very much.

Taras Shevchenko Transnistria State University (RussianПриднестровский государственный университет имени Т. Г. Шевченко) is the main university located in Tiraspol, the capital of Transnistria. It was founded in 1930 as the Institute of public education in the Moldavian Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic, then being a constituent part of the Ukrainian SSR. Honouring the outstanding Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko it was renamed during his 125th anniversary celebration in 1939. The TSTSU consists of 12 buildings. Students can study both internally and in absentia. Not only citizens of Transnistria can study there but also people from abroad. Education can be both free and paid.(Source)

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