V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University is a higher education institution of rich, more than century-long history with a vast network of academic and research facilities. The university has about 6,000 members of staff and over 29,000 students, including about 2,000 international students from more than 40 countries.
Today, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University comprises a large number of academic units and branches located across Crimea, including 12 academies and institutes and 6 technical colleges.
The university’s history is deeply entwined with the history of Crimea. It was the tumultuous 20th century that saw the emergence of a number of powerful educational institutions in Crimea, which, in their brief period of existence, gained recognition and fame in scholarly circles, made an invaluable contribution to the development of global and national science, and produced a number of world-renowned researchers, writers, and public figures.
Today, the university carries on a variety of educational, teaching, research, and training activities which enable its students to acquire and develop a broad range of knowledge and skills in an array of fields, including science, art, humanities, medicine and many others.
V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University regularly hosts a wide range of both national and international forums, conferences, roundtables and other events.
The university has cooperation agreements with leading national and foreign institutions for higher learning, regulatory bodies, Crimean and Russian companies and organisations. Being committed to promoting the development of research and science in the region, Vernadsky CFU initiates the establishment and development of various research and science institutions involving the active participation of its students and staff.
Training is delivered in a variety of settings beyond the traditional classroom, including language laboratories, fully-equipped specialized classrooms, multimedia classrooms, at student farms and partner companies. The university’s unique, well-equipped library, rich both in training materials and research and fiction books, offers students a wide range of learning resources, services and facilities.
The university maintains strong relations with its international partners within various research projects, students and staff academic mobility programmes.
V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University provides numerous options in terms of leisure activities, such as performing arts societies, sports clubs, dance, song, and theatre groups.
V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University trains the next generations of competent professionals using novel methods that meet high-level national and global standards in education. The university has a network of its own practical training facilities and closely works with businesses, thus helping students gain hands-on experience and develop the necessary work-related skills as well as opening a number of employment opportunities for them.
Created through the merger of leading Crimean educational and research institution, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University addresses the needs of the regional and national economy and society and is a source of great pride both for the Republic of Crimea and the Russian Federation.
Kazan (Volga region) Federal University (Russian: Казанский (Приволжский) федеральный университет, Tatar: Казан (Идел буе) федераль университеты) is a public research university located in Kazan, Russia.
Kazan Federal University is one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Russia. Founded in 1804 as Imperial Kazan University, famous mathematician Nikolai Ivanovich Lobachevsky served there as the rector from 1827 until 1846. In 1925, the university was renamed in honour of its most famous student Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin). The university is known as the birthplace of organic chemistry due to works by Aleksandr Butlerov, Vladimir Markovnikov, Aleksandr Arbuzov, and the birthplace of electron spin resonance discovered by Evgeny Zavoisky.
In 2010, Kazan University received a federal status. It is also one of 15 Russian universities that were initially selected to participate in the Project 5-100, coordinated by the Government of the Russian Federation and aimed to improve their international competitiveness among the world’s leading research and educational centers.
As of July 2021, the university comprises 19 primary educational units, 2 of which are territorial branches. More than 50,000 students are enrolled in over 700 degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level (including doctoral and double-degree programs with partner universities); the number of international students is about 11,000 from 106 countries.
Research priority areas are concentrated on biomedicine and pharmaceutics, oil extraction, oil refining and petrochemistry, communications and aerospace technologies, advanced materials, and social sciences and humanities.
Far Eastern Federal University (Russian: Дальневосто́чный федера́льный университе́т, Dalnevostochny federalny universitet) is a university located in Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia. The university was established in the year of 1899. Far Eastern Federal University is considered one of the top Universities by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science. The university is composed of 9 academic colleges. There are more than 300 training initiatives at the university and its graduates can undertake large-scale ventures in different spheres.
FEFU was established in 1899 as the Eastern Institute (Восточный институт) as a higher education institution specializing in oriental studies and training for administrative, commercial and industrial institutions in the Far East. The university was reformed into State Far Eastern University (Государственный дальневосточный университет) by Far Eastern Republic authorities in 1920 during the Russian Civil War, until it was closed in the 1930s under Joseph Stalin. It was reinstated in 1956 as Far Eastern State University by the Council of Ministers of the USSR, two years after Nikita Khrushchev visited Vladivostok. In 2000, its English name was changed to Far Eastern National University, however the name in Russian remained unchanged and references to the university under its old name were common. In 2008, the university was reformed again by presidential decree into its current form, officially changing the name to Far Eastern Federal University and a new purpose-built campus planned. The university was merged with the Far Eastern State Technical University (FESTU), Pacific State University of Economics (TSUE) and the Ussuriisk State Pedagogical Institute (USPI).
In 2013, FEFU opened a new campus in the Russky Island area of Vladivostok after its buildings hosted the 2012 APEC summit. The campus serves FEFU’s 41,000 students, and hosts the annual Eastern Economic Forum. FEFU is a participant of the Project 5-100 state program of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.
Far Eastern Federal University is a federal institution of higher education, accredited and funded by the Russian Ministry of Education. FEFU is the oldest, largest, and highest-ranking university in eastern Russia, established in 1899 during the Russian Empire era, by a special order of Tsar Nicholas II. The main goal of the university was to train personnel for administrative, commercial and industrial institutions in the East Asian part of Russia and adjacent states. The main courses were the languages: Chinese, Japanese, Manchu, Korean and Mongolian, history and political organization of the Eastern states, jurisprudence etc. Now days, according to the ratings of the Russian Ministry of Education, FEFU is one of the top five Russian universities and has been listed as number two in a recent publication of the top national universities rankings. FEFU is the only university of eastern Russia accredited as a scientific university by the Russian Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology. FEFU earned this accreditation for its scientific achievements: according to the Science Citation Index, FEFU faculty members contribute 78% publications of all Russian Far East universities and colleges in worldwide peer-reviewed scientific journals.
FEFU has joint academic departments with every research institute in natural sciences accredited by the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Russian Far East. In 1999, FEFU won a competition among 90 best Russian Universities for a one-million US dollar grant from the American Civil Research and Development Fund. FEFU was able to establish the Research and Educational Center of Marine Biota. Due to its high level of fundamental and applied research, FEFU has become a leading scientific and research center of ecological expertise of Sakhalin oil and gas projects.
Additionally, FEFU is the largest and the oldest non-commercial Internet provider and IT developer in the Russian Far East. FEFU was the second in Russia, after Saint Petersburg State University, to use H323 Internet protocol and multi-Mbit/s Internet channels for regular educational videoconferences. Utilizing Internet videoconference technology, FEFU pioneered several educational programs: Russian and Japanese languages, Russian-American joint credit courses in law, and international dual degree programs in business.
FEFU alumni include 49 of 58 Primorsky Krai Supreme Court Justices, more than 900 of 1,050 members of the Primorsky Krai Bar Association, 70% of the regional scientists holding PhD degrees, 90% of the regional journalists, and almost 100% of the regional specialists in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and oriental studies.
I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University) is the top medical university in Russia. Its history begins in 1758 as the medical faculty at Imperial Moscow University.
For over two centuries Sechenov University has been a pioneer in the Russian healthcare system. A lot of outstanding physicians and scientists, who contributed significantly to the progress in medicine, worked at the University. In 2018, Sechenov University celebrates its 260th Anniversary.
By the 260th Anniversary, the University has grown into academic, research and resource Center of Excellence in the Russian healthcare system. Sechenov University develops Medicine of the Future based on strong academic foundation in clinical medicine, expanding frontiers in advanced multidisciplinary research together with the world leaders in Engineering, Technology and Natural Sciences.
Today Sechenov University is taking advanced steps towards a successful future. By 2020 Sechenov University will become an internationally-recognized comprehensive academic research platform integrating the world advanced developments aimed at personalized life-long health management and overcoming global health challenges.
The University`s research-intensive environment supports collaboration between students, faculty and partners in creating new products and technologies.
Currently Sechenov University is the only member of the Russian Academic Excellence Project in QS World University Ranking by Subject (Medicine). Our clinical competence is a key advantage for cross-disciplinary basic research and discovery of new horizons in health and care. Our partner ecosystem allocates resources to the areas that translate Engineering, Technical and IT developments into solutions for the better health under personalized life-long health management system. We focus on multidisciplinary approach in promoting advanced research in Life Sciences at the Centers of Excellence.
Research-based training and world-wide research networks provide the next generation of health care specialists with new professional competencies.
Clinical campus of Sechenov University was established in 1897. It was considered as one of the best and largest teaching hospitals in Europe.
Today, the modern fully renovated University Hospitals have:
– ~ 4 000 staff members;
– > 3,000 hospital beds;
– 20 research & teaching buildings;
– 25 university clinics at University hospital;
– 25 University clinics at municipal hospitals;
– >30% high-tech surgeries (Da Vinci robotic surgeries)
In-patient departments of University Hospital provide multi-specialty high-tech healthcare services. In 2018, Comprehensive Cancer Center was established at Sechenov University. It provides cancer patients with full range of medical services.
The University was founded on 5th February, 1960 by the USSR Government. On 22nd February, 1961, the RUDN University was named after Patrice Lumumba — one of the symbols of the African peoples’ fight for independence. Students and academics could be free to pursue their learning, teaching, and research activities at , without being subject to political context, but firmly directed to the grand principles of friendship and mutual support. On February 5, 1992, by the decision of the Government of Russia, the University was renamed to Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.
Founded in 1930, University of Tyumen is the oldest university in the Tyumen Oblast.
During the past nine decades, University of Tyumen grew from a small agro-educational school into a progressive educational center supporting the Tyumen region. We have come a long way to become one of the best universities in Russia.
1930 The Agro-Pedagogical Institute was established in Tyumen. It was the first institution for higher education in the city.
1934 The Agricultural Pedagogical Institute was renamed into the Tyumen Pedagogical Institute.
1973 Pedagogical Institute became the Tyumen State University.
1973-1987 Seven new faculties were formed. For the first time, foreign students began their studies at the university.
1989-2009 This period marks the extensive development of the university. During these years, the number of faculties and departments doubled. New teaching staff was recruited; the number of students tremendously grew. The university opened new programs and areas of study.
2007-2008 Tyumen State University became a part of the federal program for innovative development.
2010-2012 Implementation of the program “Development of the innovative infrastructure of Tyumen State University”.
2010-2013 Faculties of the university were reorganized into institutes; many new scientific departments were opened.
2015-2020 Tyumen State University became part of the 5-100 project to improve global competitiveness. Through this period the university saw the most active growth in the innovative sphere, greenfields, international activities.
2017 Rebranding of the university. Tyumen State University stepped into the new era as the University of Tyumen. UTMN got the new T-logo. The design project was developed in the studio of Artemy Lebedev, the country’s leading design company.
2017 University of Tyumen started a large transformation of the educational process. The university introduced the Individual Educational Trajectories (IET). First, the new model of education was tested in three institutes of the university and one greenfield – School for Advanced Study. In 2019, it was implemented for the entire university.
2013-Present day UTMN focuses on collaborative projects with large industrial partners. Our goal is to develop and expand career opportunities for our students and alumni.
The city children hospital “In memory of saint coronation of their Imperial Majesties” was founded on 25th of May in 1905.
Saint-Petersburg State Pediatric Medical University was founded in 1925 as Academic and Research Institute of Maternal health and babyhood protection on the hospital basement on 7th of January in 1925.
For many decades, the University is an international center of higher medical education. Over the past half-century it graduated several thousand of foreign students from 70 countries from 4 continents. Currently, University is opened for students from over 50 countries. In University may be taken person of either sex, nation and race, regardless of political or religious beliefs of any state that has diplomatic relations with the Russian Federation.
Saint-Petersburg state pediatric medical university provides high educational level, which guarantees high demand in the labor market. Our students and lecturers are laureats and prizewinners of rather international and Russian contests. Every year our students takes part in contests of scientific works for St. Petersburg Government grants and have a success.
Traditionally scientific researches are the one of the important parts of work in our university and include the main areas of medicine. According to Russian Science Index we are in the TOP-3 of the all medical organizations in Russian Federation, and in TOP-25 of the all scientific organizations in our country.
Saint-Petersburg state pediatric medical university related agreements of cooperation and partnership with foreign medical organizations: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (Houston, USA), Democritus University of Thrace (Alexandroupolis, Greece), Belarus State medical university (Minsk, Belarus), Mhitara Geraci’s Erevan State medical university (Erevan, Armenia). It allows our students to take a part in international exchange programs. This work allows to improve educational level.
Students have a practice in our hospital (one of the biggest in Russia) from first days in university. They learn from practitioners, who work in our clinic.
Our hospital is a federal medical organization with the one of the biggest scientific bases and ancient traditions of Leningrad’s pediatric school. We have a modern diagnostic technologies: multislice computer tomography, MRI, US-scanners, installation for radiologists, modern radioisotope laboratory and etc. Clinical and biochemical, bacteriological and virological laboratories allow to perform the entire spectrum of researches at the advanced level. Our specialists work at the frontiers of modern science and implement new technologies into the practice.
Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University is one of the oldest medical higher school in Russia that is well known throughout the world. In 2016, the University celebrated its 110th anniversary.
We were the first organization in Russia that provided women with the opportunity to get higher medical education. We were the first in the world to establish a Faculty of Pediatrics that served as a model for creating such departments at other universities around the world. The School of Biomedicine, opened at our University in 1963, was also one of the first in the world.
Active participation in medical activities and the development of health care, constant support for scientific research and the introduction of innovations allow us to maintain a leading position in Russian medical education.
Today the University is a complex of educational, scientific and medical divisions and centers, offering educational programs of all levels in clinical medicine, biomedicine, psychology, social work and pharmacy.
The University is actively involved in the development of a system of continuing professional education and the accreditation of specialists to medical activities.
We also pay great attention to pre-university training and the search for talented applicants. For schoolchildren, we offer a variety of activities, including a summer school in medicine, a weekly lecture hall, master classes and preparatory courses in Russian and English.
Since 1959, we have been accepting international students. Since 2013, we have been offering university programs in English, as well as double degree programs with European universities.
The University organizes its academic affairs in 115 academic chairs, which are divided into eight faculties. More than 2000 teachers offer lectures, seminars and practical laboratory classes in the natural, humanitarian and medical sciences in more than 250 courses.
We are actively engaged in research and implementation of our developments in clinical practice. In 2010, we – the only among medical educational centers – received the status of a National Research University.
The University’s clinical centers offer modern treatment for children and adults of all ages. We also conduct active preclinical and clinical studies (including on a contract basis) of new drugs and medical equipment.
We are looking forward to see you in our Russian National Research Medical University. The road to the future begins with the first step and we would be happy to help you to choose the right direction. We will provide you with optimal conditions for efficient studying at our University. There is а comfortable dormitory for our students, wonderful sport center, library, which provides access to study materials and Internet excess, where you can get all the needed information for learning on-line. We also have а very nice recreation camp located on the Volga where you can spend wonderful holidays in the winter and the summer.
We are constantly improving our curricula and developing the structure of the University. In 2019, we entered the respected international ratings of educational organizations “THE” and “QS”.
Volgograd State Medical University is located in Volgograd which is situated in the southern part of Russia on the west bank of the Volga River. It started as Stalingrad Medical Institute founded in 1935. In 1993 it received the status of the Academy, and in 2003 it was granted the status of the University. It is currently headed by the prominent Russian scientist, Academician of the Russian Academy for Medical Sciences, Professor Vladimir I. Petrov.
The University is accredited by the Russian Ministry for Education for the teaching of both Russian and overseas students. It boasts of a highly qualified teaching staff, advanced researchers and experienced physicians. The University has been training international students since 1962. Since 2000 the Volgograd State Medical University has got an opportunity to teach foreign students in the English language.
The College of General Medicine and the College of Dentistry has been a hot favorite for most of the foreign students in recent times. They can opt to be trained either in English or Russian medium. However all the foreign students are enrolled into the Russian language course to help them in their daily living and for interacting with patients during their clinical course.
Undergraduate teaching is centered upon theoretical (lectures) and practical classes. Students are divided into several groups and each group consists of 7-8 students. This is very advantageous as it provides a better student – teacher interaction. In every class students are accessed for their knowledge and after every major topic they have to give a test (also known as concluding). At the end of the semester students give a final exam to pass the particular subject. All the lectures, classes and tests are organized on a departmental basis.
Postgraduate training is provided by different colleges of the University; it is available in the following areas: Allergology and Immunology, Cardiology, Clinical Pharmacology, Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Gynecology and Obstetrics, Infectious Diseases, Maxillofacial Surgery, Neurology, Oncology, Surgical Dentistry, Ophthalmology, Orthodontics, Otolaryngology, Pathological Anatomy, Pediatrics, Phthisiology, Preventive Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Radiotherapy, Dermatology, ST Diseases, Social Hygiene and Public Health, Sports Medicine and Occupational Medicine, Pedodontics, Surgery of Children, Surgery, Therapy (Internal Medicine), Traumatology and Orthopedics, Urology. There are 4 varieties of post-diploma training: Internship, Residency, and Postgraduate training for Ph.D. The course of studies at the Internship is for 1 year. After graduation the Specialization Certificate is provided. The course of studies at the Residency is 2 years. After graduation the Specialist Certificate is provided. The course of studies at the Ph.D. is from 3 to 5 years. Following the thesis completion the scientific degree Ph.D. (Medicine) is granted.
The pre-clinical courses are provided at the 4 main buildings of the university while the clinical courses are provided at 15 multi-profile clinics equipped with up-to-date facilities. The main building houses a well-stocked library with over 700,000 books in different languages. International students can also get a lot of information from a variety of journals from UK, US, Germany and so on.
The University provides 3 hostels with most of the facilities for students. Most of these hostels house both Russian and international students. Due to a recent increase in the number of students the hostels are usually full, but however the university houses a special accommodation service which provides students with comfortable flats to rent.
Sports, Social and Cultural facilities
The university has a department for physical training. It includes a gym, sports ground and an indoor mini stadium. It also rents a swimming pool and a big stadium. During the first two years of study it is compulsory for students to attend physical training after which they can opt for training in different sports. Every year the department conducts competitions for different sports. Other than that every year the Indian students and the Malaysian students conduct cricket and football tournaments respectively.
The many theatres, cinemas, concert halls and museums located in the city make it possible for the international students to learn and enjoy the Russian culture. Every year the international students conduct their national cultural programs and functions, the famous one being, The Indian Vecher, conducted by the Indian students.
The University has a special Department for International students which is in charge of the welfare of the international students, their academics and everyday activities. The department assigns teachers as curators for different groups of students and they are responsible for helping the students with the Russian culture and lifestyle and solving any problems that may arise. The Deans office regularly visit the students during their classes and keep a track of their academic record. The university regularly sends information to the parents regarding their children’s academic progress and other activities. The University also arranges invitations for those parents who want to come to Volgograd and see the environment in which their children live and study.
Every semester the university sets aside a day for academically excellent students and such students receive a certificate of excellence from the Dean for International students. Every New Year the university organizes a function with the Rector during which, students who excel in extracurricular activities like sports, entertainment etc. are awarded. The University also organizes various conferences and seminars throughout the year and interested students may use such opportunities to widen their knowledge.