Siberian Federal University (SibFU) is the largest university in the Asian part of Russia. It is located in the heart of Russia in the city called Krasnoyarsk and was founded in 2006 by a merger of 5 most outstanding educational institutions in the region.
The mission of the University is to active involvement into sustainable development of the world and training qualified professionals for the needs of business and industry worldwide. This explains a range of training and research offered here. Meanwhile, being a member of the national “Russian Academic Excellence Project” team, SibFU belongs to the top 20 of the country’s best universities.
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An annual intake makes 6,000 students who come to SibFU first and foremost seeking quality cross-subject background which involves a strong practical focus. Student population together with the staff counts about 50,000 people.
To maintain talented PhD , undergraduate and master students SibFU provides fellowships that cover the tuition fees and supports research and faculty staff academic mobility.
The University has a lot to offer: up-to-date laboratory equipment and advanced training approaches, developed infrastructure, highly skilled faculty, graduates’ employability and colorful exciting students’ life.
The campus is so spacious, it includes alongside with teaching halls which offer higher-level comfort rooms for visiting professors, a library, exhibition galleries, sport facilities, gyms, shops, cafes, coffee shops and gift shops. New modern apartments offer fully equipped blocks of 2-share or 3-share study-bedrooms. Each block includes a communal kitchen and bathroom.
The SibFU’s campus has a great role in coming event of FISU (International University Sports Federation). It was approved for the purpose to hold the 29th Winter Universiade 2019 and FISU found it the most suitable place meeting high requirements of comfort and safety for international sport event.
Living on campus costs approximately 30-40 USD per month (for students).Off-campus accommodation rental prices may vary from 170 up to 500 USD. But in general living in Krasnoyarsk is very affordable: you can maintain yourself on 250 USD (food, logistic, entertainment etc.)
Krasnoyarsk is a vibrant and energetic place full of young people who take their education at 8 local universities. Students have become a significant part of the city development contributing to its creative and innovative spheres.