Siberian Federal University

The University was founded in 2006 as one of ten Federal Universities in Russia by merging five major Krasnoyarsk institutions of higher education. Today the University consists of 20 schools, over 36,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty members, mostly doctors and candidates of science (Ph.D.).

Students from Russia and other countries study at the University. SibFU maintains joint educational and research programs with European, Asian and American partners. In the framework of various educational and cultural exchange programs hundreds of international students visit SibFU.

The University pays much attention to the combination of teaching and research / innovation providing well-equipped laboratories and other facilities for doing research and practical internships.   

In 2015 SibFU became a part of the Russian Academic Excellence Initiative 5-100.

The University offers PhD programs taught in English:

- biophysics

- complex analysis

- metal forming

- metallurgy of non-ferrous metal

- optics

- urban design and planning

Facts and figures

Year Established 2006
Total Number of Staff 4387
Number of Academic Staff 3300
Number of Students 36500
Focus Areas

Engineering physics

Chemistry of new materials and materials science

Biophysical ecology and biotechnology, sustainable development

Information and communication technologies in the space industry


Petroleum and natural gas engineering

Regional economy and human resources management