Physics – mathematical “lyceum №93″Ufa

80 Rossijskaya Street, 450055 Ufa, Russian Federation
Gasimov, Artur Fansavievich
Physics – mathematical “lyceum №93″Ufa

The physics-mathematics lyceum №93 is in Ufa – the capital of the Republic of Bashkortostan. Ufa has one million inhabitants and is in the south-west of Russia. Due to the continental climate, the average annual temperature is +3° and the solar radiation reaches 3.1 kWh/m2.

The lyceum was founded in 1962 and since 2012 it has been named after the pilot-cosmonaut V. V. Kovalenka. Meetings with cosmonauts are regularly held at the lyceum and once a year it receives delegations of cosmonauts and the representative of Roskosmos Corporation. Currently, the lyceum has more than 1,700 students and employs more than 100 teachers. For more than twenty years, the lyceum has offered in-depth education in physics, mathematics, and natural sciences. The German language is learned as a first or second foreign language. There are numerous study groups and courses at the lyceum with different subjects: "Young Chemist", "German with Pleasure", "Chess", "Karate" "Athletics", "Music Ensemble", "Theater Studio" and "Dance Ensemble".

The lyceum is among the 200 best schools in Russia, as well as in the TOP 30 best schools in the Republic of Bashkortostan. It has received federal funding as a winner of the prestigious national project "Education". In addition, the school received funding from the Republic of Bashkortostan for the development of German  language education.

The lyceum has been a member of the initiative "Schools: Partners for the Future (PASCH)" since 2013. Teachers and pupils regularly participate in international exchange programs between Russia and Germany. For example, the lyceum maintains friendly relations with the Baron von Stein Gymnasium in Weferlingen and the Martin Andersen Nexö Oberschule in Zschopau.