Southern Federal University. Enrollment campaign 2022

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SFedU is the largest research and education center in the south of Russia and one of the leading universities in Russia. It trains highly qualified specialists in physics and mathematics and natural sciences, engineering and engineering sciences, humanities and social and economic sciences, pedagogical sciences and sports, and architecture and art.

SFedU conducts world-class research in information technologies, smart materials, nanotechnologies, medicine of the future, robotics.

Cooperation with Vietnam

  • Vietnam National University – the Memorandum of Understanding
  • Vietnam National University of Agriculture – the Memorandum of Understanding
  • Hanoi University – the Memorandum of Understanding, the student exchange agreement

22 students from Vietnam

  • 5 continuing professional education program students
  • 10 Bachelor students
  • 2 Master students
  • 5 PhD students

VK – @sfedu_official

bachelor's programs
specialist's programs
master's programs
PhD programs
bachelor's programs in English
master's programs in English
international students from 89 countries

Reasons why international students choose SFedU

  • High-quality study programs and one of the best academic staff in Russia
  • Degree-awarding body has the right to independently confer doctoral degrees
  • Double degree programs
  • Free expert evaluation and recognition of foreign academic credentials
  • English-taught study programs
  • European Diploma Supplement
  • Foundation programs at the Preparatory Department
  • Summer university, international language schools
  • Affordable tuition fees
  • Dormitories

Welcome to SFedU
Admission Office
Doors Open Days

Admission requirements

Russian government-funded places

  • Applicants who have compatriot status can apply on equal terms with Russian nationals, based on SFedU’s internal exams
  • Applicants can apply for the Russian government scholarship (quota) through the Russian Center of Science and Culture (Rossotrudnichestvo) in their home country

fee-paying places

  • Applicants can take part either in entrance examinations (enrolling in a bachelor degree) or portfolio competition (enrolling in a master or doctoral degree)

Enrollment campaign – 2022


Bachelor's and Specialist's programs June 20 – July 25
Master's programs June 20 – August 6
PhD programs July 25 – August 26

Internal entrance exams

Bachelor's programs. Online tests
Master's programs. Portfolio competition

International Student Recruiting Center

+7 863 218 40 24
Telegram – @welcometosfedu

Tuition fees per year

Bachelor's/Specialist's programs 111,000 – 297,000 RUB
Master's programs 119,000 – 282,000 RUB
PhD programs 174,000 – 205,000 RUB

Preparatory department

Courses of Russian as a foreign language,  language for science, general subjects.

Study areas: humanities, economics, natural sciences, engineering and technology, and medicine and biology.

Tuition fee 135,000 RUB
Duration 2 semesters
Exams. Certificate.

+7 863 219-97-55

Popular programs

Russian-taught Master's programs

  • Computer Mathematics: Theory and Applications (Applied Mathematics and Informatics)
  • Mobile Application Development and Game Design (Fundamental Informatics and Information Technologies)
  • Machine Learning and Big Data Technologies (Applied Informatics)
  • Chemistry of Innovative Materials (Chemistry)
  • Environmental Monitoring of Geologic Environment and Depths of the Earth (Ecology and Natural Resource Management)
  • Visual Reconstruction of Historical and Architectural Heritage (Reconstruction and Restoration of Architectural Heritage)
  • Geoinformation Technologies and Space Monitoring in Land Management (Land Management and Cadastres)
  • Digital Control of Technical Objects and Industrial Production (Control in Engineering Systems)
  • Russian as a Foreign Language in Cross-Cultural Communication (Pedagogical Education)
  • Theories and Technologies of STEM Education (Pedagogical Education)

Unique interdisciplinary Master's programs

Erasmus+ International Projects

  • Mobile Application Development and Game Design. Institute of Mathematics, Mechanics and Computer Science named after I. I. Vorovich
  • Theories and Technologies of STEM Education. SFedU Faculty of Chemistry
Phạm Thị Ngọc Ánh, Vietnam

I am studying at the Faculty of Psychology and Pedagogy of Southern Federal University. After a year of studying at this university I feel that this university is good. The teachers at Southern Federal University are very dedicated. The university students are very talented and friendly. They always help me and other international students. The student dormitory is very comfortable and spacious. I am very happy to be a student of this university.

Programs in English 

Bachelor's programs

  • Trading – International Trade and Business Logistics

Master's programs

  • Applied Mathematics and Informatics – Financial Mathematics and Machine Learning
  • Applied Mathematics and Informatics – Mathematical Modeling and Information Technologies
  • Physics – Nanoscale Structure of Materials
  • Architecture – Urban Design
  • Informatics and Computation – IT-Management
  • Nanoengineering – Nanoengineering and Materials Technology
  • Economics – Business Analytics and Forensic Accounting
  • Management – International Business
  • Management – Management and Production Engineering
  • Legal Studies – International Protection of Human Rights
  • Tourism – Ecosystems of Tourism, Service and Hospitality
  • Philology – International Studies: Languages. Cultures. Diplomacy
  • History – Socialist and Post-socialist Studies
  • Cultural Studies – Russian Cultural Studies

Double degree programs

2+2 Bachelor's programs

  • Philology, Design. Henan University, China 

Master's programs

  • Machine Learning and Big Data Technologies. London, England 

Besides, SFedU implements Master's programs jointly with the universities of Finland, Poland, Cuba, Turkey, Jordan, Bulgaria.

SFedU career center

  • 2,500 job openings
  • 800 companies (Most companies offer remote jobs)
  • Master classes on writing effective resumes and self-presentation
  • Soft skills training workshops

Digital career environment

SFedU international students are successfully employed at partner companies as:

  • translators and interpreters
  • editors
  • sports coaches
  • teachers of foreign languages
  • managers
  • web programmers
  • IT specialists

Many of them work in the university's research laboratories and take part in project activities.

SFedU partners offer various internships and jobs that require a good command of foreign languages for interaction with customers worldwide. For example, the leading agricultural engineering enterprise Combine Plant Rostselmash invited international students knowing Spanish and French to work for the Department for International Trade.

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