Why choose FEFU?


Studying at FEFU is about so much more than earning a degree. It's an opportunity to develop friendships and networks, to explore new cultural horizons and continue your learning journey.


English supported

FEFU is the first university in Russia to launch Master's degree programs in English in collaboration with world renowned universities.


History and reputation

The universities that were combined to establish FEFU have a history of scholarship dating back more than 120 years. All of them are well known across Russia and worldwide. Far Eastern State University diplomas are acknowledged throughout the world and the university's law graduates are currently working in the US, China and other countries, both in multinational companies and in the government.


Innovative learning process

Whether you miss a class when taking part in sport competitions or when staying home sick, you will be able to catch up with your studies at FEFU thanks to our Learning Management System
(LMS). All classes are equipped with cameras and conference facilities, allowing you to have meetings with your academic partners from other universities worldwide or to attend a global lectures given over the internet by world famous professors. You can also supplement your education by using our online libraries and by visiting open lectures in faculties outside your specialty.


International award winning R&D projects

Being situated on the edges of both Europe and Asia allows us to observe and follow the most important trends, to research and develop projects in spheres that are of great global importance.
Our projects in oceanography, underwater robotic engineering and eco-friendly architecture, among others have gained international recognition.


International environment

For centuries, people of 128 ethnic backgrounds have been living in the Primorsky territory together, sharing their values, achievements and cultures. This region of Russia can be called the most multi-cultural. Tolerance and cohesion are the main principles of people living here. Get the most out of all the cultures represented in the University's student body – at FEFU we have an Indian dance club, a korean drum club, taekwondo lessons and many of things for you to do. You can find friends here from many countries. 

Government scholarships

Thanks to its official status in the Russian Federation, students of FEFU have an opportunity to receive government funded scholarships. International applicants in good academic standing can receive this scholarship starting in the 2019/2020 academic year.
For more information visit the website of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation at www.russia.edu.ru.


International networking

FEFU is at the center of international education in the Russian Far East and is actively integrating itself into global higher education and information environments. Our university has developed partnership projects and academic exchange programs with approximately
100 universities, earning it high recognition abroad. Networked countries include the USA, Japan, the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, Great Britain, France, Australia, Thailand, India, and Vietnam. The University of Queensland, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Maryland are among our partners sharing their expertise for the development of our educational programs.


Perfect facilities for study and fun

The brand new FEFU campus opened its doors for students immediately after the APEC summit, which took place in Vladivostok in September 2012. The first students to enter the campus used facilities that were only recently enjoyed by the presidents of the 21 member-countries of APEC. On this ultra-modern campus, students not only have classrooms and state-of-the-art research and development laboratories, but also top-class dormitories, and outstanding dining and sports facilities. An abundance of academic and leisure activities is never be more than 10 minutes away.


Distinguished faculty

At FEFU we believe that the knowledge you receive at the university should be applicable elsewhere. So, in addition to our university faculty, we host honored professors from the Russian Academy of Sciences as well as professors from all over the world. Lecturers from different fields share their experience and recommendations to widen students' global perspectives.


Dedicated support

FEFU understands it's hard to get started in a new country, and we give you all support you need in order to settle in and find new friends. We can meet you at the airport, arrange comprehensive orientation programs and help you make discoveries in Vladivostok and the surrounding region. With us, the only problem you'll have is an abundance of choices: whether it's taking part in a discussion club or going bicycling around the island in your leisure time.


Creative atmosphere

At FEFU you can do the things you love and discover new interests as well. You'll never have trouble finding ways to get involved, but you may have trouble narrowing down your list. We invite you to learn a new language at different cultural centers, to take part in a start-up team, or to get involved in a dancing or singing group.