Far Eastern State Transport University

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Bachelor's programs
Specialist's programs
Master's programs
PhD programs
secondary vocational education programs
continuing professional education programs
research areas
scientific schools

FESTU graduates create new machines and equipment, manage the transport process, do business and carry out international transportation, design automated control systems, build railways and engineering structures, work as economists and financiers.

≈ 18,000 students, including 800 international students 

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Tuition fees per semester

966 – 1,278 USD

Popular fields of study

Bachelor’s programs

  • Civil Engineering
  • Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems
  • Electric Power Engineering and Electrical Engineering
  • Transport Process Technology
  • Land Transportation and Technological Complexes
  • Operation of Transport and Technological Machines and Complexes

Specialist’s programs

  • Construction of Unique Buildings and Structures
  • Construction, Operation, Restoration and Technical Protection of Highways, Bridges and Tunnels
  • Land Transport Technology
  • Railway Rolling Stock
  • Railway Operation
  • Construction of Railways, Bridges and Transport Tunnels

Master’s programs

  • Civil Engineering
  • Informatics and Computer Engineering RU, EN
  • Infocommunication Technologies and Communication Systems
  • Land Transportation and Technological Complexes
  • Operation of Transport and Technological Machines and Complexes

PhD programs

  • Construction Engineering and Technology
  • Electrical and Heat Power Engineering
  • Land Transport Engineering and Technology
  • Cultural Studies

The full list of study programs

Double degree programs

Russian-Chinese Institute of Transport , Bachelor’s programs

  • Land Transportation and Technological Complexes, major: Carriage Engineering
  • Construction, major: Transport Construction
  • Mechanical Engineering

FESTU advantages

  • A wide range of study programs
  • Continuous connection with the industry
  • Experienced teachers
  • State-of-the-art laboratories
  • International recognition
  • University campus and sports center

You can apply by submitting your documents directly to the university or via your Personal Account (online)

Admission Office

+7 4212 407-391

Preparatory Department for Foreign Citizens

Study areas:

  • Engineering and technology
  • Natural sciences
  • Medicine and biology
  • Humanities
  • Economics

Duration 2 semesters

Tuition fee is 150,906 RUB (1,588 USD) in 2023/202

The tuition fee for the Russian as a Foreign Language programs is calculated individually, depending on the number of students in a group, learning goals, and the number of program hours.

+7 4212 407-017

Short-term educational programs for foreigners: three-month Russian language courses.

The tuition fee is calculated individually based on the student’s basic knowledge.

The university does not hold its own Russian language Olympiads: students participate in the All-Russian Olympiads.

Special aspects of mastering Russian by students of different ethnicities at FESTU are:

  • Highly qualified teachers of Russian as a foreign language
  • Consistency
  • The connection between theory and practice
  • Accessibility
  • An individual approach to students
  • Using visual aids

The greatest difficulties foreigners face when learning Russian

  • Alphabet. International students find it difficult to pronounce some consonants (Ж, Ш, Щ, Ч, Ц)
  • Adaptation to the rhythm of speech and manner of speaking
  • Correct usage of cases
  • Understanding of verbs of motion
  • Using prefixes in a particular context

Tips to overcome challenges of learning Russian

  • More practical communication with native speakers
  • Watching movies and reading books in Russian
  • Independent solving of everyday issues (shopping, going to hairdresser’s parlors or barbershops, etc.)
  • Using up-to-date Russian language study guides

Khabarovsk International Summer and Winter Schools

  • Everyone interested can apply
  • Offline and online training

Main programs:

  • Intensive Russian language course
  • Russian language plus a professional module (Civil Engineering, Management, Logistics)
  • Familiarization with Russian culture
  • Ethnic cuisines of the peoples of Russia


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