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Southern Federal University

Southern Federal University

Southern Federal University


With origins dating back to 1915, Southern Federal University (SFedU) is the largest scientific and educational centre in the south of Russia.

SFedU traces its roots to the Royal University of Warsaw, which has moved to the south of Russia during the Great War.

We are widely recognized as one of the best universities in Russia for academic excellence, interdisciplinary research and social commitment.

Today, nearly 24,000 students, including 2,500 international students, are enrolled on two university campuses located in Rostov-on-Don and in Taganrog.

Engineering courses are delivered at Taganrog campus, while Rostov campus offers a wide range of courses in Sciences and Humanities. SFedU offers 86 Bachelor’s degree programs, 126 Master’s degree programs, and 26 doctoral programs. The quality of academic programs is confirmed by German accreditation bodies: ACQUIN and AQAS.

The university’s strong international outlook is demonstrated by the proportion of international students, 25 Erasmus+ destinations, 60 exchange agreements, and 10 double degree partnerships. SFedU is actively involved in the Bologna process and its graduates receive European Diploma Supplement. SFedU conducts a world level research in information technologies, smart materials, nanotechnologies, medicine of the future, and robotics. Students can conduct research and make prototypes at SFedU international laboratories, shared use equipment centres, engineering centres. The students have a free access to the e-refereed scientific journals.

The SFedU has a wealth of facilities on campus to meet students’ needs in research, innovation and development from the-state-of-the art equipment, business incubators to our Sports centre.

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  • Rostov-on-Don

    105/42 Bolshaya Sadovaya Str, 344006, Rostov-on-Don

    • Taganrog

      Nekrasovskiy Pereulok, 44, 347922, Taganrog