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FEFU is the bearer of traditions of the Russian classical culture, science and education. Far Eastern Federal University has its origins in 1899 at the time when the Oriental Institute was founded in Vladivostok. 2010–2011 — Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) was established as a result of the merger of four leading universities in the Far East: Far Eastern National University (FENU), Far Eastern State Technical University (FESTU), Pacific State Economic University (PSUE) and Ussuriysk State Pedagogical Institute (USPI). The relevant decree was signed by the President of Russia.
Today FEFU is the only classical university in Eastern Russia. In incorporates Schools with generations-old traditions and areas of research that form the core of our intellectual base.

One of the FEFU’s advantages is its geographic location in the center of the Asia Pacific region, which is now one of the most dynamically developing parts of the world. This place is the second pole of a world civilization, which includes the leading counties of the globe, such as China, the United States, Japan, India and many world-famed metropolitan cities, such as Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney and Seoul.

Being a link or a cultural bridge between Russia and this part of the world remains one of the FEFU’s main objectives. This is the reason why our University is not only a pathway to your professional future, but also a road into the future of the entire country, where all motivated, hardworking and talented young people will find their rightful places!

  • Freedom of research thinking and creativity
  • Priority of scientific knowledge
  • The spirit of friendship and honest competition
  • Competency and professionalism
  • Education and development throughout life
  • Youth of mind and a healthy style of living

Studying at FEFU is about so much more than earning a degree. It’s an opportunity to develop friendships and networks, to explore new cultural horizons and continue your learning journey.

FEFU is the first university in Russia to launch Master’s degree programs in English in collaboration with world renowned universities.

The universities that were combined to establish FEFU have a history of scholarship dating back more than 110 years. All of them are well known across Russia and worldwide. Far Eastern State University diplomas are acknowledged throughout the world and the university’s law graduates are currently working in the US, China and other countries, both in multinational companies and in the government.

Whether you miss a class when taking part in sport competitions or when staying home sick, you will be able to catch up with your studies at FEFU thanks to our Learning Management System

(LMS). All classes are equipped with cameras and conference facilities, allowing you to have meetings with your academic partners from other universities worldwide or to attend a global lectures given over the internet by world famous professors. You can also supplement your education by using our online libraries and by visiting open lectures in faculties outside your specialty.

For centuries, people of 128 ethnic backgrounds have been living in the Primorsky territory together, sharing their values, achievements and cultures. This region of Russia can be called the most multi-cultural. Tolerance and cohesion are the main principles of people living here. Get the most out of all the cultures represented in the University’s student body – at FEFU we have an Indian dance club, a korean drum club, taekwondo lessons and many of things for you to do. You can find friends here from many countries.


FEFU Hotel Complex at Russky Island offers students different accommodation options at the dormitory rooms where they can study, get rest and meet with their friends.

Dormitory rooms have all the required furniture items already installed. Bedding items are given to the students at their check-in. Rooms are cleaned by maintainable personnel every week.

Every floor of the each dormitory building has kitchen areas for students’ individual cooking with all the required kitchen equipment installed. Besides, the dormitory buildings are equipped with the laundry rooms for students’ individual washing.

The following accommodation options are available for the FEFU students:

Double rooms, two-room suites for 3 tenants and two-room suites for 4 tenants.


FEFU Medical Center (hereinafter – FEFU MC) provides specialized medical care.
FEFU MC has 200 hospital patients. FEFU MC staff includes about 200 doctors some of whom were invited to work from the other parts of Russia and from abroad.
The total area of FEFU MC is approximately 53,000 m².
FEFU MC uses medical equipment produced by leaders of the medical industry such as Siemens, Philips, Draeger, Karl Storz as it provides specialized high-technology medical assistance, diagnostics and rehabilitation for both Russian and international patients.
FEFU MC incorporates 14 medical departments that specialize in neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics, women’s health, otorhinolaryngology, urinology, general surgery, internal medicine, rehabilitation, interventional cardiology, child health, intensive care unit. Each unit provides accommodation options –double rooms, comfortable single and VIP. Rehabilitation Center with 100-room hotel capacity is an integral part of FEFU MC.
Operation Unit has nine state-of-the-art operating rooms, one of which uses a unique DA VINCI surgery robot that can be operated by surgeons remotely. Also Operation Unit specialized operating rooms are equipped for open cardio surgery, X-ray controlled vascular, cardio and neuro manipulations, orthopedic surgery and neurosurgical procedures, and emergency shock treatment.

Patient diagnostics is conducted by Diagnosis Center, Laboratory Diagnosis Center and by Radiology Center that uses Positron-Emission Tomography (PET/CT) and 3Tesla MRI scanner.

Biomedical testing is an important part of operational work of FEFU MC.

FEFU MC has a strong partnership with FEFU School of Biomedicine and Pacific State Medical University. Together these two large university develop and test new technologies of medical treatment and diagnostics, and teach future experts in the medical field.