Northern (Arctic) Federal University (NArFU) was established in June 2010 by merging a number of leading Arkhangelsk higher educational institutions. It includes 7 higher schools, 2 institutes, 3 colleges and 3 branches providing educational services to about 20,000 students.
One of the major NArFU research focuses is the Arctic development. Core areas of NArFU academic focus are high technologies and knowledge-intensive sectors, infrastructure development and Northern Sea Route, natural resources management, environmental protection and climate change, health and well-being, social sphere and human resources in the High North.
As a federal university NArFU develops a system of higher professional education that will optimize regional educational structures and strengthen links between educational institutions and economic and social spheres in the North-West of Russia.
Facts and figures
|Total Number of Staff||4165|
|Number of Academic Staff||1163|
|Number of Students||20000|
Building engineering in a cold climate environment
|Web link for international students||https://narfu.ru/en/|
|Fields of Study Offered||Teacher training and education science (broad programmes)
Arts (broad programmes)
Humanities (broad programmes)
Social and behavioural science (broad programmes)
Business and administration (broad programmes)
Law (broad programmes)
Physical science (broad programmes)
Engineering and engineering trades (broad programmes)
Manufacturing and processing (broad programmes)
Agriculture, forestry and fishery (broad programmes)
Environmental protection (broad programmes)
- Bachelor Master PhD Other Summer School of the Russian Language and Culture 2021
- PhD International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context”
- Bachelor Master PhD Other Summer School in Arctic Law
- Bachelor Master PhD Other Arctic Floating University