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Siberian Federal University


Siberian Federal University, as a response to regional developmental challenges, was established in 2006 to train highly qualified specialists capable of working in any region of our country, including severe conditions of the Northern areas.


The mission of the University is to create an advanced education, research and innovation infrastructure and to promote new knowledge and technologies to meet the challenges of social and economic development of the Siberian Federal District, as well as to form the human resources potential competitive experts in the priority areas of the Siberian and Russian Federation development, corresponding to the modern intellectual requirements and meeting international standards.


SibFU provides unique opportunities for both research and education. Since the university foundation its material and equipment base has been enlarged 5 times due to special-purpose investments.

The SibFU research analytic Common use center “Knowledge-intensive research and analytic methods of new mineral raw and and nano-materials”, which is the infrastructure element of the university innovative system, allows to handle massive cross-disciplinary problems in the field of hi-tech.


You will be provided with extensive opportunities for personal growth and professional development. As a member of one of the leading universities in Russia you will contribute to the state-of-art research and collaborate with the leaders in your field. You will also participate in various educational and scientific projects and play an important role in teaching and supervising undergraduate and graduate students.

Student services

International Student and Staff Support Office (ISSSO)

ISSSO renders following services:

  • Informational Support. Pre-arrival, post-arrival and ongoing orientations. Preparation and publishing of leaflets and guidebooks. Migration compliancy, orientations and point of contact (actual migration documentation is ran by other office).
  • Adaptation Assistance and Emergency Services. Filling in documents, purchasing insurances, assisting students to banks, hospitals, police stations etc.

Housing services

All international students are accommodated at the University’s on-campus dormitories.

  • Accommodation issues are coordinated by the School you have been admitted to. SibFU provides comfortable residence halls with rooms for 2 to 5 people, who share bathroom and kitchen spaces. Food should be bought and cooked by yourself or you can also eat at the University’s café. 
  • Living at the University’s dormitory allows you to be more independent and to make more friends. However there are certain dormitory rules.
  • If you wish to rent an apartment in Krasnoyarsk, please consider rental rates and consecutive expenses. An approximate rental charge for one room apartment is 15000 RUB. 

Library services

Library and publishing complex serves as an invaluable information source:

  • Scientific library.The library is equipped with high-tech facilities.
  • Publishing centre All kinds of editing and publishing activities
  • Polygraphic centre High-quality duplication of the University’s scientific, educational, reference and other materials and blank sheets for its subdivisions.

ICT services

  • The University provides unlimited access to inner information resources and the Internet both for students and faculty.
  • 100 % of dormitories have broadband Internet, Wi-Fi network covers 90 % of SibFU campus.
  • You can connect to the Wi-Fi network using the corporate account (login and password), that is also allows to get access to different information systems of the University.

Medical services

  • The recreation center on the lake Tus
  • Base for Resort and Recreation “Daurskoe”
  • Student sanatorium
  • Recreational and sports camp "Polytechnic" for students and staff

Campus life

The university campus in Krasnoyarsk includes 29 dormitories, 24 study buildings, a building accommodating the library and the university administration offices. A University Assembly Hall is to be put into operation in 2015.

Krasnoyarsk has been nominated as the host city for the Winter Universiade in 2019. The Universiade Village will be located at the University campus which is favourably close to the main winter sports venue Academy of Winter Spots. 

Sports facilities

  • The SibFU sports infrastructure includes 3 fitness centers, 2 sports complexes equipped with swimming pool, 3 stadiums and football pitch with artificial turf, 3 ski bases, 13 sports halls, 4 stadiums, as well as 10 sports rooms in the residence halls.
  • During their study, students of all Schools take a mandatory physical training course at the School of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism. The students are free to choose any sport if they pass a pre-test on the chosen course. In addition, students are engaged in sport sections with 31 types of sports to choose from. Every year the university hosts over 250 sporting events.

Student clubs

At the beginning of each academic year all the SibFU creative teams invite all 1st-year students (and not only them!) to enroll in a team, studio, or any favorite band.

We offer students to enroll in the following creative teams of the University:

  • Bard music clubs;
  • Vocal studios;
  • Rock club;
  • Theater groups;
  • Dance groups;
  • Literature clubs;
  • Instrumental club.

All SibFU degree programmes are state accredited

  •  European Council for Business Education (ECBE).
  • Network for Accreditation of Engineering Education (ENAEE).

Krasnoyarsk, Krasnoyarskiy, Russia

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