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Siberian Federal University

Check whether Siberian Federal University is right for you as an international student.

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Krasnoyarsk, Russia
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Study abroad at Siberian Federal University

Siberian Federal University (SibFU) is a pioneering institution based in Krasnoyarsk, a large and prominent city in Siberia, Russia. The University has a total of five sites in Krasnoyarsk, and over 27,000 students from across Russia and the world are enrolled at SibFU.

SibFU offers an extensive selection of innovative courses across a multitude of academic and creative disciplines, including mathematics, psychology, design, law, art history, and advertising and PR - there’s a program for all at SibFU.

The University is a fantastic place to live and learn. There are amazing on-campus facilities for international students to enjoy, like spacious study areas, peaceful green spaces, social zones, gyms, swimming pools, sports stadiums, and football pitches.

There are lots of extra-curricular opportunities for international students to take advantage of outside the classroom. Students are free to join over 150 student clubs, which include everything from sports teams to creative workshops.

Why study at Siberian Federal University?

  • Multicultural environment

    Students from far and wide live and study at SibFU

  • Work experience

    Krasnoyarsk is a major economic hub with lots of job opportunities

  • Excellent lecturers

    Students receive outstanding learning support from friendly professors

  • Student-friendly city

    SibFU is in a convenient location, everything students need is easily accessible

Life as an international student

Thousands of students flock to Krasnoyarsk every year to study at SibFU. The University is particularly popular with international students - there are currently over 900 students from more than 50 countries living and studying there.

There are accommodation blocks available at every site. Each residence is within walking distance from campus, making it a super convenient housing option. Students have the option to live in a single, double, or triple room.

The University’s international office provides a range of useful services to support international students. They’re on hand to assist with issues of all shapes and sizes, from administration queries to help with cultural adjustment.

Student life & facilities

Group of students planning a presentation in a living room
  • Library
    • Computer labs
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Fitness Centre
    • Climbing Walls
    • Fitness Classes
    • Dance Studio
    • Swimming Pool
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants
    • Cafe’s
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program
  • Transport
    • On-Campus Shuttle

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Fees and funding

  • Undergraduate tuition - From RUB149,720 (US$1,941) to RUB293,370 (US$3,802) per year
  • Graduate tuition - From RUB160,316 (US$2,078) to RUB260,000 (US$3,370) per year

Russian Government Scholarships

  • Amount - Free tuition and maintenance allowance for the entire program. Average scholarship is around 1,484 RUB per month (approximately US$22); dormitory accommodation (if available).
  • Requirements - Certain groups of foreigners, Russians living abroad, and immigrants can apply for state scholarships on the same terms as Russian citizens once they pass entrance exams or Uniform State Examination (EGE).

Graduate Scholarships: Open Doors Scholarship

  • Amount - Eligibility to get a quota for enrolling in one of the Master’s or PhD programs
  • Requirements - Open to foreigners and stateless persons, including compatriots living abroad, completing a UG/PG program. The Olympiad is held online in two rounds for master’s degree and three rounds for PhD.


Siberian Federal University

Svobodnyy Ave, 82А, Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia, 660041

Krasnoyarsk is an amazing place. Students can wave goodbye to boredom thanks to the abundance of things to discover and experience in the city. In addition to the gorgeous scenery and nature spots, there are plenty of restaurants and social venues to explore.

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Visa requirements for Siberian Feveral University

Many international students will require a visa to study in Russia, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.

Russia student visa requirements