Master Degree

List of documents for Master's degree programs

To be admitted to FEFU, you must submit a complete set of documents before the application deadline.


Document preparation

1.   Bachelor's or specialist degree diploma + supplement with grades + consular legalization/apostille (if required) + notarized translations into Russian;

*If the previous education was received in the Russian Federation, it is necessary to provide:
- Bachelor's Diploma (with supplement) or

- Specialist Diploma (with supplement)

2.   Copy of passport + copy of visa (if there is) + notarized translation of passport (if passport data is not duplicated in Russian);
3.   Documents confirming the status of a compatriot (in the case of enrollment in a budget place on the line of a compatriot);
4. Portfolio;
* A set of portfolio documents includes an essay (a letter about why the applicant chose a particular program), as well as letters of recommendation, other certificates and diplomas (if available);
5. Application form for international applicants to FEFU;
6.   Application for Admission;
7.   Consent to the processing of personal data.


Submission of documents

International applicants who need visa support from FEFU must submit the entire set of documents by August 08, 2024.

In person
Office A724, Building A, FEFU Campus (Monday - Friday from 9 am to 6 pm, break time 1 pm – 2 pm). Submit the full set of documents within the established deadlines.

interadmission@dvfu.rusend a complete set of documents within the established deadlines. Attach each document as a separate PDF file!
For example: passport 1 document = 1 file, passport translation 1 document = 1 file, education document 1 document = 1 file, etc.). The name of the files should correspond to the item "Step 1" ("Bachelor’s Diploma", "Passport", "Passport translation", etc.).

Your application form will be reviewed and you will receive further enrollment instructions.

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:


Entrance tests

The entrance test to the Master's degree program is a competition of documents (portfolio). The list of documents (portfolio) for participation in the competition you can see in "Step 1". Evaluation criteria are presented in the program of the entrance test.

Mode of study

Full-time and Part-time

Type of cost recovery



Deadlines for submission of documents

01.07.2024 – 10.08.2024

01.07.2024 – 17.08.2024

Deadlines for entrance tests (portfolio)

13.08.2024 – 14.08.2024

13.08.2024 – 26.08.2024

Deadlines for issuing enrollment orders for students who successfully passed the entrance tests: from August 23, 2024 to August 30, 2024.

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. 

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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