World-Class Russian Education!

The goal of Project 5-100 is to maximize the competitive position of a group of leading Russian universities in the global research and education market.




Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU)

Striving for Success ! 

Year of foundation: 1899

Location: Vladivosotok

Total students: 23,000 / International students: 3,100

Faculties: 9 / Departments: 124

Faculty: 2,521

Rector: Nikita Anisimov


Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) is one of Russia’s leading centers of education and science, known throughout the region for its unique campus and world-class infrastructure. The University’s location and personnel offer unique opportunities for collaboration with leading research, educational and innovative centers across the Asia-Pacific region, where FEFU has established itself as a global leader in science and innovation.


  • Global Ocean Resources
  • Oil and Gas Research and Exploitation
  • Industry
  • Biomedicine
  • Nanotechnology
  • Marine Structures
  • Robotics
  • Regional and Global Geopolitical Studies
  • Economic and Socio-cultural Processes


Priority areas:

  • Resources of the World Ocean
  • Marine Biomedicine
  • Integration in the Asia-Pacific Region

Breakthrough Group:

  • Challenges of Ecology and Health

Search Group:

  • Arctic
  • Outer Space
  • Transition to a Digital Economy

International collaboration and partnerships

  • The University of California, Berkeley (USA)
  • University of Wisconsin, Madison (USA)
  • University of Heilongjiang (China)
  • Tohoku University (Japan)
  • Hokkaido University  (Japan)
  • Waseda University  (Japan)
  • Yonsei University (South Korea)
  • Korea University (South Korea)
  • The University of Hong Kong  (China)
  • The Harbin Institute of Technology (China)
  • Wuhan University (China)
  • Jilin University  (China)
  • The University of Geneva (Switzerland)
  • The Norwegian University of Science and Technology (Norway)
  • Bremen University (Germany)
  • University of Oregon (USA)
Distinguished alumni
  • Nikolay Barabanov (1914–2002), scientist, shipbuilder, eminent science and technology professional of the Russian Federation
  • Svetlana Goryacheva, Russian politician, member of the Federation Council from Primorskiy Krai, First Deputy Chairman of the Council of the Federation Committee on the House Rules and Parliamentary Performance Management
  • Dmitriy Kovalenin, Russian translator, orientalist, writer
  • Vladimir Sungorkin, Editor-in-Chief of Komsomolskaya Pravda – one of Russia's top national publications
  • Igor Pushkarev, politician and former senator, mayor of Vladivostok since 2008
  • Vladimir Mamontov, Russian journalist, president of the editorial board of Izvestia newspaper – one of Russia's top national publications
  • Ilya Lagutenko,  Russian rock musician and leader of the band Mummy Troll
  • Valentin Sergienko, Russian chemist, vice president of the Russian Academy of Science (RAS), RAS academician, chairman of the Presidium of Far Eastern Branch Russian Academy of Science
  • Boris Titaev (1921–2000), marine and ocean engineer and scientist in shipbuilding area. Chair of All-union program – “Global Ocean” 
  • Eugene Popov, Russian journalist and TV host. 
  • Victor Gorchakov, Russian politician and scientist, chair of Legislative Assembly of Primorskiy region. Rector of FEFU in 1976-1988