Ural Federal University

Ekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk region, Russia


Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin (UrFU) was formed by a merger of the Ural State Technical University and Ural State University (Ekaterinburg, Russia). UrFU is one of the leading educational institutions in the Ural region. It acts as a research and innovation center of the Ural region and has close cooperation with the Russian Academy of Sciences. Students aqcuire education in four main areas of knowledge and 108 academic majors. The University actively develops the links with secondary educational institutions. It also performs consistent work on establishing strategic partnership with employers for the sake of development of the regional economy. Large-scale employers-sponsored and corporate education is carried out at UrFU, based on the client-centered approach.


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UrFU Graduate School of Economics and Management is the largest Institute of Ural Federal University, which combines a fundamental nature of studies with practical applicability of knowledge.

GSEM UrFU is a recognized center for economic and managerial education serving the interests of social and economic development of the Ural region and supporting its leading industrial employers.

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Institute of Fundamental Education offers high-quality educational services in the basic areas of knowledge, namely Linguistics and Programming. It was created to solve one of the main tasks set before a federal university: to reach the global quality level in teaching mathematics, foreign languages, IT and engineering, i.e. the disciplines that form one's way of thinking and are basic to other skills and competences.

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UrFU Institute of Humanities and Arts is one of the leading centers for humanities education in Russia. It has close connections with the Russian Academy of Sciences, as well as the best Russia’s and world universities. The Institute’s inclusion into the global context of research makes it possible for its graduates to have successful careers in Russia and other countries of the world.

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Russian Language School is part of Ural Federal University. Presently, it brings together over two hundred international students from different corners of the world, giving them ample opportunities to learn the Russian language and treat themselves to Russian culture.

Our Russian language training programs focus on fostering communicative competence through developing the basic language skills: listening, reading, writing, and speaking. The key objective of the Russian language training is to enable each student to speak fluently on various topics and in various situations. Students get fully immersed into the Russian-speaking environment and learn the language in situational context. Our Russian language training programs are part of a broader framework of Russian studies: students also learn about life, people, traditions, and culture of Russia.



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