Master Degree

Master’s Degree

Master’s degree is the higher level of higher education, which is acquired for 2 additional years after the graduation of bachelor’s degree programs and intends a deeper mastering of theoretical aspects of specialization and directs the student to research activities in this area. After completing of this program, graduates receive a diploma of higher professional education with awarding of the Master’s degree.

Master’s Degrees (Joint Double-diploma Educational Programs)

The joint double-diploma education programs is the unique combination of Russian and foreign higher education, providing opportunities for employment and admission to the master's programs. There is no need to study the higher school’s program twice – the most of disciplines are counted in both the diploma, academic credit transfer between partner universities is free of charge, after graduation students are awarded degrees of every partner universities. That saves you time and money.

Master’s Degree (Centre of Distance Education)

The Centre of Distance Education offers students the opportunity to be included to the active educational life of people without educational environment which is adequate for their needs in their community, by means of information and communication technologies, distance learning technologies, creating the conditions for dialogue exchange with a professor.

Submission Deadline:

Applicants who need visa support should submit documents until July 31, 2023.

You can submit an application and documents through your Personal Account on FEFU website.

You can download instructions for filling in data and attaching documents in your Personal Account here:

in English;

in Chinese.

For Master's Degree Programs please submit:

1. Bachelor or Specialist Degree Diploma (with examination results or transcript) + Consular legalization/Apostille (if necessary) and notarized translation into Russia.
*If the previous credentials were obtained in Russian, an applicant should submit one of the following documents:
Bachelor or Specialist Degree Diploma (with examination results or transcript).
2. Passport copy + visa copy (if available) + passport notarized translation (if passport data is not duplicated in Russian)
3. Portfolio (includes an essay - a letter why an applicant has chosen a particular program, as well as recommendation letters and other certificates and diplomas (if available)).
4. Application form
5. Application to the President of FEFU     
6. Consent on Applicant’s Personal Data Processing
7. Consent on Enrollment
8. Note! All international students (students of higher education programs, exchange students, students of the preparatory training programs, and short-course training programs) who arrived in Russia are required to undergo a medical examination, state fingerprint registration, and photographing no later than 90 calendar days from the date of arrival to Russia. You can find the full text of the Federal Law No. 274 of July 1, 2021, here:
Please note that this procedure is provided on a paid basis, cost is managed individually. Far Eastern Federal University arranges the organizational part of the procedures.
If you have any questions, please, apply to us via e-mail: or go to building E, office E745.

Double Degree and English Programs

FEFU international cooperation has facilitated many opportunities for its students in terms of English Master programs, exchange programs, joint projects, and researches.

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Accredited University

Far Eastern Federal University was founded by the commands of Russian Emperor Nicholas II as a non-profit public higher education institution located in of Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia in 1899.

FEFU is officially accredited and recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. The university is ranked on the top 100 of QS BRICS University Rankings and Top 550 on QS World University Rankings. 

FEFU has established over 240 international cooperation with leading universities and international institutions, and become the only Russian university that is a member of the Association Pacific Rim Universities. The international cooperation has led to major collaboration in terms of scientific researches, joint projects, exchange programs, and double degree programs. Currently, Far Eastern Federal University provides 250+ degree programs for bachelor, master and doctorate studies.

More than 3000 international students have chosen Far Eastern Federal University for a higher education degree due to its reputation as a prestigious university with a long history in higher education.

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World-class Campus and Accommodation

Students and faculty live in a comfortable and safe environment near the sea. Each room is equipped with a bathroom and new furniture. Wi-Fi is free and the custodial staff regularly clean the rooms. Students can enjoy cooking in the dormitory kitchen and buy groceries at shops on the campus. They also have varied options of cafeterias, cafes, and restaurants that offer Asian, European and American cuisine. Explore

Sports centers and education facilities are in a walkable distance from the students’ dormitories and equipped with hi-tech technology that is accessible to our students.

FEFU takes care of the health there is an ultramodern hospital on the campus and first aid is available for emergencies. Explore

All the facilities have wheel-chair accessibility, which offers students with disabilities extensive opportunities to live, study and enjoy their education at FEFU.

FEFU is a walkable city, yet, it provides free transportation within the campus and parking lots for students' cars.

Living in Vladivostok downtown is an available option for our students; there are FEFU dormitories in the city center where students have an opportunity to engage and experience the Russian culture with locals. Explore

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