Ural Federal University (UrFU) is one of the largest and leading higher educational institutions in Russia bringing together fundamental education and innovative approach towards the challenges of modern times.
UrFU is a world-class university in the heart of Eurasia committed to the complex and sustainable development of research and teaching.
Ural Federal University is home to 36 200+ students from 115+ countries of the world and more than 4 000+ faculty members including the top-notch global experts. Our Institutes offer more than 400+ Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral degree programs in natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities, economics and management taught in Russian and English. The number of UrFU alumni exceeds 380 000+.
Breakthrough studies are pursued in 164 modern research and development laboratories and 72 research excellence centers. The university is open to international collaboration having more than 410+ partners all over the globe and is an active participant of such initiatives as BRICS Network University, SCO Network University, CIS University, ASRTU, Silk Road Universities Network.
Ural Federal University became the first Russian University to be noticed by Fitch Ratings Agency. This agency included UrFU into the Long-Term Foreign- and Local-Currency Issuer Default Ratings (“IDR”) at “BB+” level. Besides, the university was assigned a National Long-Term rating of 'AA (rus)' and a Short-term foreign currency IDR of 'B'.
UrFU electronic archive is ranked 1st in Russia and has been included into the top-400 of Webometrics Open Archives’ Ranking of World Universities.
UrFU Specialized Educational Scientific Center (UrFU Lyceum) is ranked among top-10 of the best Russian schools, according to the results of the study of Moscow Center for Continuous Mathematical Education, conducted with the assistance of the Federal Ministry of Education and Science.
- International Economics and Business
- Public Affairs and Social Sciences
- Engineering School of Information Technologies, Telecommunications and Control Systems
- Graduate School of Economics and Management
- Institute of Chemical Engineering
- Institute of Civil Engineering and Architecture
- Institute of Fundamental Education
- Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
- Institute of New Materials and Technologies
- Institute of Open Educational Technologies
- Institute of Physical Education, Sports and Youth Policy
- Institute of Physics and Technology
Ural Federal University organizes more than 200 sports, social and cultural events and actively supports international events organized in the city and region. International students can become members of 23 student organizations, including such large international student organizations as BEST (Board of European Students of Technology), AIESEC, Erasmus Student Network, etc.; they also can develop their talents in performing groups of UrFU.
UrFU sport infrastructure provides more than 30 teams with the opportunity to exercise and perform. Victories of the university students in the largest sport competitions and contests make a great contribution to raising the university’s reputation. Successful UrFU sportsmen are the best examples for the thousands of students to do sports and follow a healthy lifestyle.
Currently, 23 cooperation agreements in the area of innovation are active between UrFU and other companies and enterprises. The Innovative System includes innovative centers, small innovative enterprises and departments forming the support system for development of research-intensive entrepreneurship (from generating innovative ideas to innovative products manufacturing).