The Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy (RSAU-MTAA) is the oldest agricultural institution of higher education in Russia. University campus with total area over 500 hectars is located in the north of Moscow -about 15 km from the city centre. It was founded on December 3, 1865 by government decree to establish the Petrovskaya Academy of Agriculture and Forestry.
Currently over 15000 students, including nearly 800 international ones, are studying in RSAU-MTAA. The University recognizes the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). which provides efficient staff and student academic mobility. The name Green University has become a part of the identity of the university. The university is a member of a number of prestigious international organizations, such as the Association for European Life Science Universities (ICA), Global Consortium of Higher Education and Research for Agriculture (GCHERA), etc. The University is also an active participant of international pro¬jects, such as Tempus, 7th European Framework Program, DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Erasmus +, Jean Monet, Credit Mobility, etc.