Training of qualified graduates and constant improvement of teachers’ professional competence is supported by the formation of institutional structures and mechanisms for the scientific activities of the Faculty. In recent years the emphasis has been made on the foundation of scientific centers and laboratories, publication of specialized scientific periodicals, organization and holding of national and international conferences, research financed by Russian and international scientific funds.
In 2011, Scientific-Educational Center of the problems of philosophy, religion and culture, was founded at SUAI. Since 2012 the director of the Center is the Head of the Faculty of Humanities of SUAI Konstantin Losev. Scientific director of the Center is PhD Dmitry Biryukov.
Since 2012 the Center has been publishing a specialized scientific journal «EINAI: Problems of philosophy and theology", which has been recognized as one of the most professionally refined and independent philosophical publications in Russia. The editor in chief is Associate Professor, PhD O. Nogovitsin.
In 2013, at the Faculty of Humanities Research laboratory of computational and formal linguistics of SUAI was founded. The first of its projects started in cooperation with Natural Language processing Group, Computer Science and ArtificiaI lntelligence Laboratory (CSAlL) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT). The editor in chief is Professor, Doctor Sergei V. Orlov.
Many of the employees of the Faculty are the authors of numerous monographs, articles, translations and commentaries to translations of the classics in various fields of human knowledge and also are the organizers of scientific conferences, experts of scientific funds, members of dissertation councils and of Russian Academy of Sciences’ Departments.
The faculty supports and expands contacts with foreign universities, including the leading ones in various fields of science. In recent years, agreements have been made with many universities and their departments and laboratories, e.g. Stony Brook University (New York, USA), Department of Linguistics and Philosophy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, USA), Natural Language processing Group, Computer Science and ArtificiaI lntelligence Laboratory (CSAlL) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology , MIT, USA), University of Wolverhampton (UK), Manchester (UK), the Department of tests in English at Cambridge University, the Research Institute of Economics and Law of Kostanay (Kazakhstan) and others.
Training and public lectures given by foreign teachers for students of the Faculty of Humanities have been organized since 2014. Also international exchange and scholarships of students of the Faculty are implemented. The number of foreign students studying at the Faculty of Humanities has been increasing.
In October 2010 the Department of Oriental Languages was founded by virtue of cooperation of the Institute of International Educational Programs (IIEP) and the management of the Faculty of Humanities of SUAI with leading educational and scientific centers of China.
Each year Spartakiades in 17 sports are held in cooperation with the trade union committee, championship among employees of the University as well as regular basketball, football, ping-pong, badminton and other sports matches.