Ural Federal University

country rank  5
world rank  554

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University Overview

Established in 1920, Ural Federal University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large city of Yekaterinburg (population range of 1,000,000-5,000,000 inhabitants), Sverdlovsk Oblast. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Ural Federal University (UrFU) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 40,000-44,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Ural Federal University (UrFU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 100 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this Russian higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name Уральский федеральный университет
Acronym UrFU
Founded 1920
Motto Think, act, achieve!

University Location

Address ul. Mira 19
Yekaterinburg (population range: 1,000,000-5,000,000)
620002 Sverdlovsk Oblast
T +7 (343) 374 0362
F +7 (343) 374 3884

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)
1,000-2,500 US$
(750-1,800 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office Mira 19
Yekaterinburg 620002
+7 (343) 375 4474

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 40,000-44,999
Academic Staff 4,000-4,499
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Ural Federal University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • European Accreditation of Engineering Programmes EUR-ACE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • University of the Arctic (UArctic)
  • Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU)
  • Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC)
  • Eurasian Universities Association (EUA)
  • Association for Engineering Education of Russia (AEER)
  • International Association of Architecture and Construction Higher Educational Institutions (АСВ)
  • Association of Leading Universities (ALU)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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