Far Eastern Federal University


Interim President: Dr. Nikita Yu. Anisimov

APRU Senior Staff Contact:
Dr. Victoria V. Panova, Vice President for International Relations

Website: https://www.dvfu.ru/en/

Facts about Far Eastern Federal University:

Founded in 1899 by Imperor Nicolas II as the 1st higher education institution of the Russian Far East and Eastern Siberia

Nominated by Federal Government for the status of the 3rd federal university, 2008

Location: Vladivostok, Russia (main campus); Hakodate, Japan (main foreign campus); 8 branch campuses and 27 educational centers in other cities; 7 dual degree programs with universities located in USA, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, and Australia

41,000+ students, including 28,000+ students enrolled to post-bachelor programs, 500+ doctoral students, and about 500 international students

5,000+ faculty and staff, including 1,515 faculty members

29 institutes, 47 schools, and 159 chairs, 400+ labs, educational and research centers, many of them unique in the Russian Far East or in Russia; 131 university buildings

Comprehensive university; 627 degree and certificate programs, 64 doctoral specialties in almost every field of human knowledge

Research-intensive university; leading national positions in Natural Sciences, Life Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities. FEFU educational programs and research have received exceptional awards in the following fields: Oriental Studies (especially in Japanese Studies, Sinology, and Korean Studies), Law, Global Security, Russian Language and Culture. Strong positions in many fields of Natural Sciences, including Ocean Sciences and Nanotechnologies; the most comprehensive higher education in Economics, Business and Management in the Russian Far East

Major recent awards: Russian Federal Government Premium for Quality (2007), European Grand Prix for Quality (2007), Global Education Award (2007); Russian Federal Government Diploma for Quality (2006), Innovative Universities Federal Competition Award (2006), The Gold Medal of the French Society for Industry Encouragement (2006)