Also, the university was awarded with the “gold medal European quality” in the year 2009.
Yoshkar Ola is capital of Mari El Republic. Yoshkar-Ola is called as the red city in Mari. Before 1919, the city was well known as “Tsaryovokokshaysk”. In between 1919 and 1927 the city was termed as “Krasnokokshaysk”.
The city was named after the Malaya Kokshaga River which flows through the city.
The city has a temperate continental climate. It is one of the ancient cities in Russia. There are a number of bus and railway routes which connects Yoshkar-Ola with different cities and towns.