The School of Education conducts training in educational programs of higher education: undergraduate and graduate programs as well as continuous professional development programs and supplementary programs for children and adults.

At the School of Education, international students can enroll for

• Courses of Russian language as a foreign language

• Bachelor’s Degree Programs (undergraduate programs)

• Master's Degree programs (graduate programs)

The Department of International Relations, Education and Testing in Russian as a Foreign Language provides international students with information and visa support throughout the entire period of study.

The courses of Russian as a foreign language provide training mainly for students from Asia-Pacific region countries. Foreign students are given the opportunity to improve their skills in the Russian language for getting further education in Russian universities. Graduates can apply for admission in FEFU or other universities of Russia.

Foreign students can take Russian as a foreign language state exam (I, II certification levels) with the issuance of state certificates (Head Testing Center of The Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, Moscow).

The School of Education offers 38 degree programs including 20 graduate degrees. They include teaching Russian, English, German, French, Chinese, Korean, Japanese as a foreign language, psychology of education and teaching in many areas of natural sciences and humanities.  

In 2012, the School launched a Masters of Education Degree (M.Ed.) in "Cultural Diversity in Education" for international students. This program, taught entirely in English, is committed to identifying, educating, and placing highly qualified teacher-leaders in the educational environment. The program is designed for graduates with a BA in Education and in other disciplines, practicing teachers, faculty members, administrators and principals who teach and lead both in culturally homogeneous environments and in culturally diverse classrooms, schools, groups, teams and communities. The program is focused on multicultural, social, political, philosophical and religious problems in multinational groups. This program is an ideal choice for those who seek to prepare for the unique challenges and opportunities of teaching in multicultural classrooms. The program is based on innovative original methods and materials of highly experienced faculty.

The School of Education has specialized in programs for international students for more than 17 years. The most popular programs are Russian Language and Culture, Russian Ethnic Studies, Teaching Russian Language and Literature in secondary school. Its faculty is qualified and licensed to take examinations in Russian as a Foreign Language (TORFL) for all levels. Today more than 140 international students are completing their Bachelor's and Masters degrees in Russian Studies.

The following departments of the School of Education provide courses for degree programs of many FEFU schools:

 Department of Computer Science and Information Technologies Teaching Methods

 Department of Education in Natural Sciences

 Department of Education in Oriental Languages and Oriental Studies

 Department of Education in Philosophy, Social Science and Humanities

 Department of Education in Roman and Germanic Languages

 Department of Educational Psychology

 Department of History Education

 Department of Life Safety and Children Health

 Department of Mathematics and Physics Teaching Methods

 Department of Pedagogy

 Department of Professional Education Theory and Methods

 Department of Russian Language and Literature Teaching Methods

 Department of Theory, Methods and Practice of Physical Culture and Sports