Orel State University named after I.S. Turgenev implements 292 basic educational programs. The University trains specialists in the following fields: engineering, technology and engineering, mathematical and natural sciences, health and medical sciences, science of society, education and pedagogical sciences, humanitarian sciences, art and culture, agriculture and agricultural sciences. There are 174 Doctors of Sciences, 806 Candidates of Science, 12PHd, 18200 students from 52 countries, 18500 full-time students; 400 post-graduate students and doctoral students. The structure of the university includes 3 branches, 10 institutes, 24 faculties, a center for interdisciplinary engineering, 136 departments that support the implementation of educational programs. The scientific and innovative structure of the university includes scientific and educational centers, scientific laboratories, a center for collective use of control and measuring equipment, a business incubator, an educational observatory, an agrobiostantium, a herb. V.N. Khitrovo (given the international acronym OHHI). The University develops its leading positions in scientific research and development in the fields of: instrument making and automated control systems, IT-technologies and cybersecurity, biomedical photonics, medical technologies, agro- and food biotechnologies, and socio-economic technologies.