Financial University. Acquaintance

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Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation is one of the oldest Russian universities training economists, financiers, financial lawyers, mathematicians, IT specialists, sociologists, political scientists, linguists, psychologists, philosophers, marketing experts.

  • 47,245 students
  • 2,000 international students from 100 countries
  • 25 international teachers

Over 98% of graduates successfully find employment right after graduation.

The average monthly salary for recent graduates is 55,000 RUB.
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Tuition fees per year

Bachelor's programs 140,000 RUB and more
Master's programs 200,000 RUB and more
PhD programs 300,000 RUB and more

Arrival and stay

Vnukovo is the only one of the three metropolitan air terminals which is located in the city. Domodedovo and Sheremetyevo are located in the Moscow Region.

The Aeroport Metro Station, which is the nearest to the main building of the  Financial University, is located on the Zamoskvoretskaya line in the northern part of the city, two stations from the circle line. The university building is located within walking distance of the metro station.

You can get from the airport to the university building:

  • by taxi
  • by aeroexpress train


The International Student and Teacher Office is responsible for international student adaptation. For years, the university has been implementing the BUDDY program aimed at helping international students from the moment of their enrollment at the Financial University: the volunteers contact them and help them execute all the required documents and take out a medical insurance policy as well as meet them upon arrival by air.

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The university actively implements the Country Leader program. The leaders of the countries help applicants adapt to the university and to life in Russia.

All students who get a state-funded place at the Financial University are sure to get accommodation in one of 9 dormitories located near the educational buildings.

Aidana Dushebaeva, Kyrgyzstan

The Olympiad allows students to enter the university directly and without a portfolio, which is very convenient.

I learned about this Olympiad thanks to my teachers who told me about the opportunity to get a state-funded place at the university. Our university allows us not only to gain a theoretical background of the chosen profession but also to find loyal friends and business partners, take part in a great number of scientific events and find a job in our degree field.

The faculties comprise

  • 28 academic departments
  • 17 academic and research centers
  • 14 departments
  • business incubator

Pre-University Training Faculty

Every year more than 100 international students from 45 countries start studying the Russian language at the Financial University.

International applicants have a unique opportunity to learn Russian from scratch to any required level as well as pursue profession-oriented RFL programs.

Top 5 programs chosen by international applicants

  1. IT programs
  2. Economics
  3. Management
  4. Law
  5. State and Municipal Management

Program Economics and Finance (Faculty of Finance)

  • Organizations where international students can undertake their internships with subsequent employment: KPMG International, PWC, Deloitte, VTB Bank, Alfa Bank, Ingosstrakh
  • Teachers use innovative technologies such as interactive lectures, brainstorming, financial quests, creative group activities, case studies, panel discussions

Program Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) (Faculty "Higher School of Management")

  • Graduates build a career at companies in the international market, at major Russian companies with international projects and companies which are leaders of their industries (Pepsico, MARS)
  • Program majors: Business and Entrepreneurship, Marketing Management
Đặng Duy Hoàng, Vietnam

Students winning the Olympiad may be enrolled at the university in a major relevant to the Olympiad subject, without entrance exams. I learned about the Olympiad on the Financial University website. It all went well. The Olympiad itself evoked only positive emotions in me.

University application tips from teachers for applicants

  • Participate in the Olympiads held by the Financial University as prize-winning places allow you to get a tuition discount when applying for Bachelor's, Master's and PhD programs, and winners are sure to get a state-funded place at the university within the Russian Government quota
  • Compile a portfolio showcasing your activities and achievements to join the Financial University. The current list of individual achievements is available on the university website

To join the Financial University, foreign citizens can take part in the Youth International Olympiad and in the Olympiad "Mission Possible. You are a Financier by Vocation!"

Registration for the Olympiad "Mission Possible. You are a Financier by Vocation!"

The Financial University is one of the universities of the Russian Federation having the right to independently select students to fill state-funded places within the Russian Government quota.

To join the Financial University, foreign citizens can take part in the Youth International Olympiad and win it or take part in the portfolio competition.

Registration for the Youth International Olympiad

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