Far Eastern Federal University

Tuition Fee - Ruble 390,000/year

It has been well versed in the spheres of scientific investigation about Russia being at the forefront of innovation, education and a temperament worthy of serious scholarly exploration.

One of the gems situated in the Russian Far East stands out as an absolute testimony to the Russian spirit, the world-renowned – Far Eastern Federal University. A proud heritage, bearing the torch as the only & foremost classical higher educational institute in the Far East country, along with a modern investigative knack, this is a combination celebrated in the world of education.

No wonder then the Far Eastern Federal University is one of the primary choices of the Russian Ministry of Education & Science to represent the Russian nation in its continual endeavour towards international competitiveness via the 5top100 Project. (Find out more here: https://www.5top100.ru/en/)

This is a world-class university we’re talking about ranked in the top 100 Universities of the Quacquarelli Symonds Emerging Europe & Central Asia and Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings (https://www.qs.com/rankings/) It has hosted the first Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), housing the Far Eastern Federal University Medical Center, the best medical centre across the Russian Far East and was presented the symbolic key by none other than the Russian President, Vladimir Putin.

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Founded in 1899

University Type

Public University

Number of International Students


Hostel Available



Subtropical Continental

Yearly Tuition Fee

5000 USD (Tuition Fee/ Semester) + 700 USD (Hostel fee/ month)


50% in 10+2(PCB) with NEET Qualification Status

ECFMG Approval


The study of MBBS in Russia for Indian Students is well-known because, dating back to 1996, the Indian scholars who were obsessed to become doctors began to travel here. In 25 years, over 6,000 doctors have come back to India, and about 10,000 scholars are studying MBBS in non-pricey 48 MCI accredited Russian Universities.

Many have resided abroad working in different hospitals after finishing their MBBS study in Europe. Medical institutions for MBBS in Russia acknowledged by MCI opened fresh avenues for scholars in India. As of last year, Russian MBBS colleges with cheap costs attracted over 2,000 students from India. Russian Medical education is well-known all through India.

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About the University

Nothing impressive rests on a shaky foundation, that’s why founded in the year 1899 by special order of the last Russian Emperor Tsar Nicholas II, FEFU primes itself as the hub in the vast nexus between Russian and worldly innovators of the Asia-Pacific region. It by all means is a world leader.

It is located in the Russian naval epicentre of Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia.

Stretched out over 34,255 square meters with a total of 105 laboratories, and plentiful 661 rooms for its students, the university is definitely no lacklustre when it comes to peak infrastructure.  It is adequately organized into 3 major schools namely the School of Natural Science, the School of Engineering and the School of Biomedicine.

It is a Federal Internationally Accredited Government University with over 41,000 students, 1935 staff members, 115 departments, 240+ international partners including the United Nations, UNESCO and one of the best overall ranks in all categories as a stellar conglomeration of scientific education. The exhaustive collation of its tall ranks can be viewed here: https://www.dvfu.ru/en/about/fefu-ranking-/

Life at the University

If there is one phrase that describes life at the Far Eastern Federal University, it is “simply a dream come true!” A University adoring the eastern coastline with soothing undulating waves of the ocean to accompany you! It’s about time you gaze at the blue sky and the shining waters from the comfortable fully furnished dormitories all under the protective umbrella of an uncompromised electronic access card system for a safe, sound and user-friendly stay. 

With its internationally acclaimed faculty, the University is an excellent example of diverse ethnic backgrounds all dovetailed together in harmony, tolerance, and companionship with just the right zest for intellectual competitiveness. 

No less than 129 ethnicities illuminate not only the Primorsky territory but also the University Campus, so you’ll never fall short of either friends, philosophers or guides!

Culture is vibrant with a groovy dance club catering to Indians, a trendy Korean drum club, and martial arts lessons through the nimble techniques of taekwondo, capoeira, boxing, or karate, the University is littered with creative ventures from place to place.

Whether you want to dive in and cool off in pools, try your hand at tennis, jestingly punch some volleyballs in your friend’s face, or score some slam dunks in basketball, the University has got it all!

It also has the largest chess club in the entire region, and an enormous Pushkin Theater to showcase the variegated culture, yes, the University is certainly a cultural epicentre.

It’s an educative festival all days throughout the year!

Far Eastern Federal University, Russia holds out not less than 2000+ staff members, international faculties, associate professors, as well as professors. This university gives its students the entire medical education they ought to get in both English Language and Russian. 

This Russian university is recognized and accredited by the World Health Organization i.e., WHO and MSHE of the Russian Federation. Additionally, it is approved by the Medical Council of India, i.e., MCI. This institution offers a large assortment of opportunities to the scholars enrolled in the university.




Course duration

6 Years (English Medium)

7 Years (Russian Medium)


Ulitsa Sukhanova, 8, Vladivostok, Primorsky Krai, Russia, 690091

Medium of teaching

Russian & English

Approved by NMC & WHO


Admission sessions 


Country Rank


Global Rank 


Avg. Cost of Living (per month)

Rs. 9,000 – Rs. 12,000

Avg. Tuition Fees (complete)

Rs. 25,61,431.17 (approximation)

Admission requirements

Minimum age 

The aspirant should be at least 17 years old on or before 31st December in the admissible year.


Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in 12th standard in an English medium recognised Indian board.

Minimum Marks

50% marks in 10+2 are required, while for (SC/OBC/ST) a minimum of 45% is the bar set.


National Eligibility cum Entrance Test, India (NEET)



Fees Structure

1st Year

2nd Year

3rd Year

4th Year

5th Year

6th Year

Total Fees

Tuition Fee

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 5,100


Hostel Fee

Tuition charges included

Mess fee

$ 1,200


Total Fees in USD

$ 6,300

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 5,100

$ 31,800

Total Fees in Rupees(approximately)









Prices are subject to the current conversion rate of 1 USD = INR 80.55

The fee package includes Tuition, Hostel charges, medical insurance, remuneration to the centre, coaching fees, airport transportation facilities, telecommunication charges, study material in English, documentation, translators, and other miscellaneous services.

Admission Process

Documentation required – 

1. Indian Passport with at least 18 months validity

2. 10th Certificate with Mark sheet

3. 12th Certificate with Mark sheet

4. Original Birth Certificate

5. Ten passport-sized Photographs

6. Invitation letter from the Medical University, Russia

7. Authorization from the Ministry of External Affairs, India

8. Verification & subsequent legalization from the Russian Embassy

9. The due Visa fees

10. Bank receipt for the first-year tuition fee

Documents for HIV test proofs

Reasons to Join Far Eastern Federal University

1. 24/7/365 accessibility of Internet network

2. Binding books and photocopy amenities

3. Sports arena and playground

4. Comfy library amenities

5. Transportation and Medical Amenities

6. 100% Tight Security

7. Canteen provisions

8. Advanced labs

9. Affiliated medical centres

10. Recreational area


Faculty at the Far Eastern Federal University is well accorded and encompasses a wide spectrum of notable figures. Igor Pushkarev – Politician and former senator and the Mayor of Vladivostok since 2008 is an ex-alumnus of the University!

Headed by Boris N. Korobets with 291 Professors, 894 Associate Professors, 293 Doctors of Science 934 Candidates of Science, and 160 International faculty members, this is simply a show stopper!

The expertly skilled staff at the FEFU Medical Center caters to not only localized patients but also the entire region, and hence unsurprisingly they have been invited to various parts of Russia and also other nations. 


Medical – When the best medical centre is within your grasp then where does it leave any room for looking elsewhere? 200 plus specialized doctors are ready to treat and nurse patients all the time. It is spread across over 53,000 square meters and uses the latest in tech from reputed brands such as Siemens, Philips and others to effectively diagnose and rehabilitate international and local students.

The FEFU Medical Center also works together with the FEFU School of Biomedicine and Pacific State Medical University to bring out cutting-edge medical technologies and groom future experts in the field of medicine. 

Library – Everything about the University has its roots strongly lodged in history. Along with the University, the library was installed back in 1899 and is full of one-of-a-kind collections thanks to generous archives by academicians such as M.N.Tikomirov. A couple of million copies at the very least are in store for the students to leaf through in English, French, Russian, German, Korean, Japanese, Arabic, Czech, Spanish and multitudes of other languages ranging from medieval to contemporary times. 

Creative Ventures – 22 clubs to hone not only your professional skills but also to imbibe worldly knowledge. There are choirs, singers, bands, dance groups of both folk and contemporary styles, drummers and even jaw-dropping circus performers! Some of the notable ones are famous not only locally but the entire Eastern side of Russia, namely the ballroom dance company “Bravissimo” and the “Talisman Band”.

Dorms – In-house dormitories are accessible both to Russian and International aspirants and are just a leisurely walk away from the main access points of the University such as the educational buildings. The rooms can be shared among two and have a complete array of kitchenware, laundry and separate bathrooms.

To ensure a comfortable stay the bedding is shared proactively upon entry and maintained on a weekly basis. There’s a refrigerator to store any food items, and pairs of separate beds, study tables, chairs, bookshelves, extra shelves, and conveniently designed wardrobes are placed for the duo of students.

There are also two-room suites for three occupants and two-room suites for four occupants as well. 

Laboratories – The University has its own Institute of Mathematics and Computer Technologies and various other Institutes each with separate lab systems of their own. The equipment is all state of the art and attunes the students with an environment at par with any leading educational Institute.

Sports – Shake a leg with dance classes, pump some iron at the local gym, or how about a boxing match? Yes, you name it and the University has got it! It is well known that holistic health includes nourishment of both physical and mental faculties. There are several sporty centres, twenty-five meters wide pools, and complexes dealing with the health & fitness of the occupants. And all this is outshined by a large 2000 seating capacity stadium right next to the coastal embankment.

Cafeteria – Leaving no stone unturned the University has over 11 canteens and cafes catering delicacies of both local and international kinds. There’s even an in-house Subway café!

Other services – Beauty parlours, salons, and hairdressers are there to give you a makeover and bring out the best style that suits your needs! Several copy centres shall assist you to keep pace with your studies, and if you ever need to vend copies then look no further because there’s even a self-service copier at your disposal.

If you feel like exploring the latest in tech, then you may visit the Digital Store and Service Center or the Rainbow parlour with a beautiful array of the latest in vogue!