Northern (Arctic) Federal University. Enrollment campaign 2022

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Bachelor's and Specialist's programs
Master's programs
PhD programs
international programs
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NArFU is one of ten Russian federal universities, the largest research and education center in North-Western Russia. It trains specialists in technology, natural sciences, engineering, humanities, economics, and IT.

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, and other areas.

  • 15,000 students
  • 1,000+ international students from 50 countries
  • 300+ students annually participate in academic mobility programs

Tuition fees per year

234,710 – 265,180 RUB

5 simple steps to admission

  1. Choose a degree level and an educational program
  2. Fill in the application form
  3. Prepare your documents
  4. Successfully pass your entrance exams (for Bachelor's and PhD degrees) or take part in the portfolio competition (for Master's degrees)
  5. Pass competitive selection and come to study at NArFU!

Admission to NArFU
Application form

Admission pathways

  • Within the Russian Government quota with scholarship support regardless of academic progress. Students to fill the quota are selected by the Rossotrudnichestvo's representative office in Hanoi
  • On a fee-paying (contract) basis if entrance exams at NArFU are successfully passed

Enrollment campaign – 2022

  • Bachelor's programs

Document submission until August 27
Entrance exams: Online tests

  • Master's programs

Document submission until August 27
Entrance exams: Portfolio competition

  • PhD programs

Document submission until August 18
Entrance exams: Exam

NArFU International Office

We are always happy to consult applicants from all over the world on the admission process 

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

Foundation program for foreign citizens

Study areas

  • Engineering and technology
  • Natural sciences
  • Humanities
  • Economics

Duration 10 months (September – June).

Small groups include up to 10 people.

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

Tuition fee 116,100 RUB ≈ 1,500 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.

NArFU International Friendship Club actively engages attendees of the Preparatory Department in various activities.

Bioengineering Systems and Technologies

Bachelor's program, 4 years

Entrance exams

  • Mathematics (major subject)
  • Russian language
  • Biology, or Physics, or Informatics

Training of biomedical equipment maintenance technicians who are able to carry out commissioning, setup, repair and maintenance of the equipment. Training combines in-depth training at the nexus of biological and engineering disciplines and studying state-of-the-art information technologies.

Students study

  • engineering materials and biomaterials
  • information technologies in biomedical engineering
  • electronics and microprocessor technology
  • physicochemical methods of analysis
  • medical devices, apparatuses, systems and complexes
  • medical telemetry systems
  • computer technology in biomedical research

Graduates are successfully employed as

  • specialists in health information technologies
  • clinical engineers operating medical equipment
  • researchers working in the fields of biology and medicine, and other related fields
  • metrology engineers working in the field of biomedical equipment and devices
  • engineering managers setting up small medical and engineering enterprises

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

English-taught programs 

Master's programs

  • Environmental Risks Management in the Arctic
  • European Studies: Arctic Focus
  • Computational Linguistics

Scholarships for international students

The scholarships are paid to those enrolled in state-funded places as part of the competitive selection on equal terms.

  • Academic scholarship: up to 4,500 RUB per month ≈ 60 USD
  • Increased academic scholarship: up to 15,000 RUB per month ≈ 200 USD

Follow all the latest news about admission and studying at NArFU
VK – @narfuinternational
Youtube – @SAFUniversity

Career. Examples of successful employment

  • Natalia Pak, Uzbekistan  

NArFU Bachelor and Master graduate with honors, 2021. A PhD student, a teacher at the Department of the English Language at NArFU.

  • Dovran Kurbanov, Turkmenistan  

NArFU graduate, 2013. Head of the Department at the Ministry of Industry and Construction Production of Turkmenistan.

  • Azizbek Yusupov, Tajikistan  

NArFU graduate, Technological Machines and Equipment, 2021. A mechanical engineer at one of the leading international chemical companies EuroChem Group AG, Russia.

  • Akbarshoh Gopirjonov, Uzbekistan  

NArFU graduate, Oil and Gas Engineering, 2019. A specialist at the international oilfield service company ERIELL, Novy Urengoy, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Russia.

  • Ilyas Uzenov, Kyrgyzstan  

NArFU graduate, Information Systems and Technologies, 2015. The leader of the Backend developers team at the international IT company in Kyrgyzstan.

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