Far Eastern Federal University

Introduction

Far Eastern Federal University is an institution of higher education located in Vladivostok, Russia. Established in 1899, the university was closed in the late 1930s under Joseph Stalin, and reopened in 1956, two years after Nikita Khrushchev visited Vladivostok.

Accreditation, recognition, and ratings

Far Eastern Federal University is a federal institution of higher education accredited and funded by the Russian Ministry of Education. FEFU is the top rated, the largest, and the oldest university of Eastern Russia, established in 1899 by a special order of the Emperor Nikolai II.

According to the ratings of the Russian Ministry of Education, FEFU is one of the top five Russian universities. FEFU has been listed number two in a recent publication of the top national universities ranking issued by the Russian Ministry of Education. FEFU is the only university of Eastern Russia accredited as a scientific university by the Russian Ministry of Industry, Science and Technology. FEFU earned this accreditation for its scientific achievements: according to the Science Citation Index, FEFU faculty members contribute 78% publications of all Russian Far East universities and colleges in worldwide peer-reviewed scientific journals.

FEFU has joint academic departments with every research institute in natural sciences accredited by the Russian Academy of Sciences in the Russian Far East. In 1999, FENU won a competition among 90 best Russian Universities for a one-million US dollar grant from the American Civil Research and Development Fund. FEFU was able to establish the Research and Educational Center of Marine Biota. Due to its high level of fundamental and applied research, FEFU has become a leading scientific and research center of ecological expertise of Sakhalin oil and gas projects. The level of fundamental research in FEFU makes it one of the top universities in Russian Federation today.

FEFU is the largest and the oldest non-commercial Internet provider and IT developer in the Russian Far East. FEFU was the second in Russia, after Saint-Petersburg State University, to use H323 Internet protocol and multi-Mbit/s Internet channels for regular educational videoconferences. Utilizing Internet videoconference technology, FEFU pioneered several educational programs: Russian and Japanese languages; Russian-American joint credit courses in Law; and international dual degree programs in Business.

International recognition

FEFU is a national leader in developing relations with Pacific Rim Countries, a major bridge between Russian education and worldwide university society. The university has 40+ branches in Russia, USA, Japan, China, and Korea. It develops more than 80 partnership projects, including 64 academic exchange programs, with universities at the USA, Japan, People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, New Zealand, Taiwan, Great Britain, France, Australia, Thailand, India, and Vietnam.

Not only universities are partners of the Far Eastern Federal University. It has unique partnership projects with Ministries of many countries. Jointly with Ministries of International Affairs and Ministries of Education of People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Japan, India, and Vietnam, FEFU established:

  • Center of the Chinese Language
  • Center of Testing Chinese as a Foreign Language
  • Educational Center of the Republic of Korea
  • Japan Center
  • Chair of Indian Studies at FEFU (jointly with Jawaharlal Nehru Cultural Center of the Embassy of India)
  • Vietnamese Cultural Center at Vladivostok
  • Cultural Center of Germany
  • Cultural Center of Korea
  • Cultural Center of India
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Master

Master - Cultural Diversity in Education

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

The program «Cultural Diversity in Education» is committed to identifying, educating, and placing highly qualified teacher-leaders in the educational environment. The program is designed for [+]

Master - Cultural Diversity in Education

 

The program «Cultural Diversity in Education» is committed to identifying, educating, and placing highly qualified teacher-leaders in the educational environment. The program is designed for graduates with a BA in Education and in other disciplines, practicing teachers, faculty members, administrators and principals who teach and lead both in culturally homogeneous environments and in culturally diverse classrooms, schools, groups, teams and communities. The program is focused on multicultural, social, political, philosophical and religious problems in multinational groups. This program is an ideal choice for those who seek to prepare for the unique challenges and opportunities of teaching in multicultural classrooms. The program is based on innovative original methods and materials of highly experienced faculty.... [-]


Master - Hospitality Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

Graduates of the Master of Science program in hospitality management are well prepared to step into numerous mid-level service management and training director positions. The core courses [+]

Master - Hospitality Management

 

Graduates of the Master of Science program in hospitality management are well prepared to step into numerous mid-level service management and training director positions. The core courses facilitate the paradigm shift from manufacturing to service and move the focus from traditional organizational structures to an organization where employees must provide several functions, sometimes simultaneously. This multifunctional approach provides a new avenue to examine service organizations and explore such issues as teamwork, organizational change, performance metrics, and customer relationship management.

 

Educational objectives of the program Expected student learning outcomes Career outcomes (opportunities) Program faculty and their credentials ... [-]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The [+]

Master - Offshore and Coastal Engineering

 

The two-year Master of Science program in Offshore and Coastal Engineering was designed to meet the growing demand for skilled professionals in the offshore and coastal construction industry. The program consists of general principles and methods that give students the tools to meet and solve challenges on an advanced engineering level, not only inside their area of specialization. Projects and problems in the program are often taken from the offshore industry, and students gain valuable experience due to the School's close contacts with the industry.

Educational objectives of the program

 

To give students a high level of understanding and advanced analytical skills in key areas of offshore and coastal engineering including: exploration of ocean resources, development of infrastructure of offshore oil and gas industry and marine transport;  to satisfy students’ personal needs in qualified professional education on the basis of common cultural and professional competences  including Federal State Educational Standards and requirements of job offers. ... [-]

Master - Project Management

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

The Master of Science in Project Management is a professional qualification, providing you with a sound educational platform for a career in project management. While building the skills, tools, and [+]

Master - Project Management

 

The Master of Science in Project Management is a professional qualification, providing you with a sound educational platform for a career in project management. While building the skills, tools, and techniques required for monitoring and tracking project costs and schedules, students develop the ability to manage the project resources and communications necessary to successfully complete a project. The Master of Science in Project Management Program (MSPMP) is thus ideal for professionals who want to enhance their ability to integrate complex projects, motivate people, and achieve cost—effective results. The uniqueness of the program lies in the fact that the teaching of all its disciplines is carried out exclusively in English.... [-]


Master - Russia in the Asia-Pacific Politics, Economics, Security

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

FEFU’s MA Program in International Relations, Russia in the Asia-Pacific: Politics, Economics, and Security is taught in English and aimed at both Russian and foreign students. This is a graduate degree program in International Relations. It has a cross- [+]

Master - Russia in the Asia-Pacific Politics, Economics, Security

 

FEFU’s MA Program in International Relations, Russia in the Asia-Pacific: Politics, Economics, and Security is taught in English and aimed at both Russian and foreign students. This is a graduate degree program in International Relations. It has a cross-disciplinary curriculum, offering courses in diverse fields, such as Political Science, International Political Economy, Security Studies, Regional Studies, Russian Studies, Law, Languages, and Intercultural Communication.

The MA program is administered by FEFU’s School of Regional and International Studies (SRIS). The School ranks among Russia’s top centers for the study of international relations. SRIS is headed by Vladimir Kuznetsov, the former Governor of Primorsky Territory.... [-]


Master in Marine Ecology and Biodiversity

Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Vladivostok

The Master's degree program "Marine Ecology and Biodiversity" is an interdisciplinary program that unites English-language courses provided by several departments: Biodiversity and Marine Bioresources; Ecology; Cell Biology and Genetics; and Soil Sciences, in association with professors from the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Vietnam Academy of Sciences and Technology. [+]

The Master's degree program "Marine Ecology and Biodiversity" is an interdisciplinary program that unites English-language courses provided by several departments: Biodiversity and Marine Bioresources; Ecology; Cell Biology and Genetics; and Soil Sciences, in association with professors from the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Vietnam Academy of Sciences and Technology. The courses offered by the program cover various aspects of marine and fresh water wildlife: diversity of invertebrate animals, fish and plants, processes in and structure of marine ecosystems, soil formation in the sea and on shores, impacts of the environment on cells, tissues and physiology of organisms. Our research-educational collective is among the most advanced institutions in Asia Pacific Region to have established cooperative relations with overseas universities and research institutions. Now the Professor’s team of the Program has maintaining sound cooperative relations with over 10 prestigious universities and research institutions, including Institute of Marine Biology RAS (Russia), Institute of Oceanography Quingdao (China), Institute of Oceanography (Vietnam), Ocean University Quingdao (China), National University HoChiMinh (Vietnam), Jeju University (South Korea). Ocean University of China – one of our perspective partners - is now offering various ranges of special courses to international students, including such as “The principles of Environmental Law”, “Marine Environmental Protection Law”, “Law Related to Climate Change and Marine Environment”, “Biodiversity Protection Law”, “Marine Geo-Chemistry/Geo-physics” and others. Modern laboratories of the School of Natural Sciences are well equipped with the high-tech accoutrement providing opportunities for cutting-edge research and teaching in the frame of such disciplines as “Modern problems of marine biodiversity & Biological Safety of Ecosystems”, “Computer technology and mathematical modeling of biological processes”, “Population & Conservation Genetics”, “Pollution of bottom marine sediments”, and many other areas. The modern research-educational complex is assumed to be maintained at the base of the strong cooperation with the research institutes of the Far East Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences to provide students with the high-qualification level as specialists who are in demand in teaching, fundamental and practical research, eco-management and eco-business in the region and on a global level as well. The main courses/disciplines Modern problems of marine biodiversity & Biological Safety of Ecosystems Computer technology and mathematical modeling of ecosystem processes Coastal Ecosystems and Environmental Protection Ecological Principles: system’ approach and control Pacific Asia’s Environment High-productive Marine Ecosystems: ecology, pollution, adaptation and management Aquatic plants: biology, control and conservation Population & Conservation Genetics Bottom sediments of marine ecosystems: education, dynamics, ecological value Pollution of bottom marine sediments Environmental Cell Biology Foreign Language / Russian as a foreign language/English as foreign language [-]

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