Timiryazev Russian State Agricultural University
Russian State Agricultural University (Moscow Agricultural Academy named after Kliment Timiryazev) is the oldest and world-famous higher education institution, and a leading educational, scientific, methodic and consultation center of agricultural education system of Russia.
December 3, 1865 is considered a foundation date, when Petrovskaya Farming and Forest Academy was created by a Royal decree of Emperor Alexander II to train educated specialists able to organize agricultural production on a scientific basis. In 2008, the University was included into the State Corpus of Especially Valuable Cultural Heritage Sites of Peoples of the Russian Federation by a Decree of the President of the Russian Federation.
Nowadays, Russian State Agricultural University (Moscow Agricultural Academy named after Kliment Timiryazev) is a single educational, scientific and production complex uniting 14 faculties, 100 chairs, the Institute of Environmental Engineering named after Alexey Kostyakov and the Institute of mechanics and energetics named after Vasiliy Goryachkin, university branches in Kaluga and Dmitrov, various scientific and production associations, centers, complexes, departments, laboratories, schools and other units.
The postage stamp depicts the university anniversary logo.