Ural Federal University - UrFU

19 Mira St., Ekaterinburg

  • #=335 QS Global World Ranking
  • PublicStatus
  • Very HighResearch Output
  • 29,939Total Students
  • 5,369Faculty
  • 5,089Int'l Students

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Ural Federal University offers 77 Master and about 100 Doctoral programs in Russian and English. The specific feature of our postgraduate programs is their practice-oriented character; many of them are carried out in collaboration with companies and enterprises (Coca Cola, Unilever, Rosatom, RUSAL, PricewaterhouseCoopers). The list of most popular programs includes: 

  • Food Biotechnology
  • IT Innovations
  • PR and Advertising
  • Russian Studies
  • BRICS Studies
  • Political Philosophy
  • System Programming
  • Knowledge Engineering 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • International Entrepreneusrhip 
  • Chemistry 
  • Biophysics 
  • HR 

Students getting their Master and PhD degrees at Ural Federal University have access to the most up-to-date laboratory equipment and have a unique chance to work together with the top-notch global experts. 

Graduate students can also explore the opportunity of being employed in the University as assistant researchers or lecturers during their studies. 

So, what are the perks of being an international postgraduate student at UrFU? 

  • Research opportunities, scientific publications and international conferences 
  • Constant help and assistance from UrFU Buddy System 
  • Vibrant student community (80 countries on board!) 
  • On-campus stay (the cost of accommodation does not exceed 20 USD per month) 
  • Great employment opportunities 
  • Chance to combine your studies with work, assistance in getting a work permit 
  • Internship opportunities in the major companies of the Ural region 

About

Ural Federal University offers 77 Master and about 100 Doctoral programs in Russian and English. The specific feature of our postgraduate programs is their practice-oriented character; many of them are carried out in collaboration with companies and enterprises (Coca Cola, Unilever, Rosatom, RUSAL, PricewaterhouseCoopers). The list of most popular programs includes: 

  • Food Biotechnology
  • IT Innovations
  • PR and Advertising
  • Russian Studies
  • BRICS Studies
  • Political Philosophy
  • System Programming
  • Knowledge Engineering 
  • Cognitive Neuroscience 
  • International Entrepreneusrhip 
  • Chemistry 
  • Biophysics 
  • HR 

Students getting their Master and PhD degrees at Ural Federal University have access to the most up-to-date laboratory equipment and have a unique chance to work together with the top-notch global experts. 

Graduate students can also explore the opportunity of being employed in the University as assistant researchers or lecturers during their studies. 

So, what are the perks of being an international postgraduate student at UrFU? 

  • Research opportunities, scientific publications and international conferences 
  • Constant help and assistance from UrFU Buddy System 
  • Vibrant student community (80 countries on board!) 
  • On-campus stay (the cost of accommodation does not exceed 20 USD per month) 
  • Great employment opportunities 
  • Chance to combine your studies with work, assistance in getting a work permit 
  • Internship opportunities in the major companies of the Ural region 

University highlights

QS World University Ranking

  • 2012
    #451- 500
  • 2014
    #501-550
  • 2015
    #551-600
  • 2016
    #601-650
  • 2017
    #601-650
  • 2018
    #491-500
  • 2019
    #=412
  • 2020
    #=364
  • 2021
    #=331
  • 2022
    #=351
  • 2023
    #=335

Ranking criteria

31.9
Overall
21.6
Academic Reputation
14
Employer Reputation
96.1
Faculty Student Ratio
2.1
Citations per Faculty
5.5
International Faculty Ratio
36.6
International Students Ratio
77.2
International Research Network
7.2
Employment Outcomes

Student & Staff

Total students
29,939

30%
70%

International students
5,089

37%
63%

Total faculty staff
5,369

203
5166

Total students
29,939

30%
70%

International students
5,089

37%
63%

Total faculty staff
5,369

5166
203
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Scholarships

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Campus locations

Main Campus,

19 Mira St. , Ekaterinburg , Sverdlovskaya oblast' , Russia , 620002

Campus Building #1,

51 Lenina St. , Ekaterinburg , Russia , 620002

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