Northern (Arctic) Federal University

Northern (Arctic) Federal University

Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov, located in Arkhangelsk, is the largest research and training center in the North-West of Russia. It is a member of Eurasian University Association and Association of Leading Russian Universities.

As one of Russia’s 10 federal universities, NArFU fosters innovation and trains specialists for the Arctic and High North resource development. NArFU is the only Russian university being tasked with training experts of international level in areas such as engineering, technology, IT, humanities and life sciences with a special focus on the Arctic region.

NArFU graduates are employed at the largest Russian and international companies specializing in offshore oil and gas projects, shipbuilding, construction, energy, timber processing, environmental protection and IT. The University also has long-standing academic traditions in training specialists in linguistics, intercultural communication, journalism, law, international relations, psychology and pedagogics.

NArFU’s 15 institutes currently have more than 18 000 students coming from Russia and 45 countries of South-East Asia, Europe, North and South America, CIS countries. Every year more than 400 our students join international exchange programs and undertake internships in partner universities all over the world.

NArFU is a member of about 60 international projects, realized with 143 foreign partners from 29 countries (according to data of 2014), including ones supported by EU Programmes such as TEMPUS. One of these projects is ALLMEET, where NArFU is presented by Institute of Pedagogics and Psychology, Institute of Humanities, Social and Political Sciences and Department of International Cooperation. 

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