Altai State Pedagogical University is the oldest institution of higher education in Altai Krai. For almost a century, the Institution has trained more than 70 thousand graduates who work for the benefit of our region and our country.
The University slogan — “The first institution of higher education in Altai” — emphasizes not only the age ofthe university but also its role in Altai Krai educational system. Altai State Pedagogical University is the Teacher of teachers of regional schools whose task is to form and develop cultural and educational potential of the society, to teach and educate the future generations of the region.
To be “the first institution of higher education in Altai” means not only traditions and authority, but also life full of innovations, great strides, dynamic reaction to changes taking place in the Russian society at large and in the educational system in particular.