Northern (Arctic) Federal University

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Bachelor's and Specialist's programs
Master's programs
PhD programs
research centers
joint international programs
state-funded places
international students from 50 countries

NArFU is one of ten Russian federal universities, the largest research and education center in North-Western Russia. It trains specialists in various fields. Technology, natural sciences, engineering, humanities, economics, and IT – all these fields are represented at NArFU.

NArFU graduates are highly sought after by top Russian and foreign companies involved in megaprojects in oil and gas extraction, mining engineering, civil engineering, power engineering, information technologies, chemical engineering and biotechnologies.

  • 2 colleges
  • 3 branches
  • 200+ infrastructure facilities
  • 14 dormitories

Popular majors

  • Civil Engineering
  • Oil and Gas Engineering
  • Electric Power Engineering and Heat Engineering
  • Mining Engineering and Applied Geology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Ecology and Hydrometeorology
  • Informatics and Computer Engineering
  • Bioengineering Systems and Technologies
  • Philology and Linguistics
  • Pedagogical Education

Tuition fees per year

158,100 – 265,180 RUB

5 reasons to study at NArFU

  1. 350+ popular majors will allow students to get a profession of the future in IT, power engineering, civil engineering, biotechnologies
  2. Extensive experience in training personnel for major Russian and foreign companies such as Gazprom, Rosneft, Eriell, Yandex, Intel, United Shipbuilding Corporation, and others
  3. International student support system at the university includes scholarships, adaptation activities and tutor support, the international office
  4. Open self-fulfillment opportunities for students include scientific projects, internships, continuing professional education programs, and unique marine expeditions to the Arctic
  5. Favorable location: a small hospitable city invites to study and can surprise you with the beauty of the nature of the north.

Recruitment Office of the International Cooperation Department of NArFU

+7 8182 216-196
+7 921 290-05-64 WhatsApp, Telegram
VK – @narfuinternational
Telegram – @abitinter_narfu

Submit your application

Future of the Arctic

  • NArFU’s annual international multidisciplinary Olympiad for foreign citizens from the CIS countries.
  • The Olympiad participants get bonus points when applying to NArFU for Bachelor’s/Specialist’s programs
  • All participants are awarded certificates. Winners and prize-winners get first, second and third place diplomas

The Olympiad of Federal Universities for Master’s Degree Applicants

The Olympiad winners get the opportunity to enroll in state-funded places at NArFU without entrance exams within the Russian Government quota.

Scholarship for international students enrolled in state-funded places

  • Academic scholarship – up to 4,500 RUB per month, 60 USD
  • Increased academic scholarship – up to 15,000 RUB per month, 200 USD
  • The First-Year Student 5.0 scholarship – 5,000 – 10,000 RUB per month, 67-135 USD. It is awarded to first-year students if they have an honors diploma/certificate or high total score in the entrance exams

It’s an exciting incentive to do well in your exams!

Foundation Program for Foreign Citizens

It prepares applicants for pursuing professional Bachelor’s, Specialist’s, Master’s, PhD programs taught in Russian.

Study areas

  • Engineering and technology
  • Natural sciences
  • Humanities
  • Economics

Small groups include up to 10 people

After students successfully complete the course, they get a pre-university training certificate

Duration 10 months: September – June

Tuition fee 116,100 RUB per year, 1,600 USD

Preparatory Department is not only about training but also about entertaining, creative and interesting extracurricular activities. The attendees will immerse themselves in the culture and traditions of the Arkhangelsk Region, Russia, and other countries.

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    Bioengineering Systems and Technologies

    Bachelor’s program, 4 years

    Exams: Mathematics, Russian Language, Biology/Physics/Informatics

    The program aims to train specialists in the field of biomedical equipment service technology who are capable of commissioning, setting up, repairing and servicing biomedical equipment.

    Students pursue the following disciplines

    • Construction Materials and Biomaterials
    • Information Technologies in Biomedical Engineering
    • Electronics and Microprocessor Technology
    • Physical and Chemical Analysis Methods
    • Medical Devices, Equipment, Systems and Units
    • Telemetry Systems in Medicine
    • Computer Technologies in Biomedical Research

    Employment prospects

    • Healthcare institutions
    • Medical technology enterprises
    • Research and production organizations
    • Medical equipment suppliers
    • Sports and fitness centers
    • Biological research laboratories and ecology centers

    Environmental Science and Natural Resources Management

    Major: Environmental Risks Management in the Arctic

    Master’s program, 2 years

    Language of instruction: English 

    Exams: portfolio competition

    The program aims to train specialists who have profound knowledge in the field of modern ecology and environmental risks management.

    The program helps predict and reduce the effect of environmental hazards in the dynamically developing Arctic region.

    Core program modules

    • Management in Natural Resource Management and Environmental Protection
    • Environmental Monitoring
    • Risk Management
    • Sustainability of Arctic Ecosystems
    • General Professional Module
    • Project and Research Module

    Employment prospects

    • Institutions for resource control and management, environmental control, monitoring and inspection of ecological, conservation and economic activities and projects
    • Organizations that carry out different types of natural resource management in the Arctic zone of the Russian Federation and other countries
    • Research organizations
    • Educational institutions of all levels
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