Krasnoyarsk State Technical University (Siberian Federal University)

One can hardly find a place in Russia with such an impressive number of implemented national projects as in the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Our most focused “development points” have been determined in industry, power engineering and energy, research and education. Siberian Federal University, as a response to regional developmental challenges, was established in 2006 to train highly qualified specialists capable of working in any region of our country, including severe conditions of the Northern areas.


The University was founded by merging 5 major Krasnoyarsk institutions of higher education. Among the members of the University Board of Trustees there are representatives of large companies, politicians and scientists. The Chairman of the Board is Dmitry Medvedev, the Prime Minister of Russia.


Mission Statement


The mission of the University is to create an advanced education, research and innovation infrastructure and to promote new knowledge and technologies to meet the challenges of social and economic development of the Siberian Federal District, as well as to form the human resources potential — competitive experts in the priority areas of the Siberian and Russian Federation development, corresponding to the modern intellectual requirements and meeting international standards. More


SibFU in figures


  • 21 schools and 3 regional branches.
  • Over 31,000 students (half of whom come from all over Russia, including 741 overseas students).
  • Over 700 post-graduate students.
  • 7 860 employees, 3 450 teachers, 420 Professors and Doctors habil.
  • 151 study programs (Bachelor & Master).
  • 121 doctoral programs in 18 fields of study.
  • 29 on-campus dormitories.
  • 7 400 million RUR University profit in 2014.
  • About 50 sports clubs in over 31 kinds of sport.
  • About 100 creative and artistic student clubs.
  • 70% of graduates get employed in the field of their major.

Faculties of Krasnoyarsk State Technical University (Siberian Federal University):

  • School of Military Training
  • School for the Humanities
  • School of Engineering and Construction
  • School of Architecture and Design
  • School of Mining, Geology and Geotechnology
  • School of Engineering Physics and Radio Electronics
  • School of Space and Information Technologies
  • School of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • School of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering
  • School of Education, Psychology and Sociology
  • School of Business Management and Economics
  • School of Physical Education, Sport and Tourism
  • School of Philology and Language Communication
  • School of Fundamental Biology and Biotechnology
  • School of Non-Ferrous Metals and Material Science
  • School of Economics, Management and Environmental Studies
  • Polytechnic School
  • School of Economics and Commerce
  • Law School
  • School of Ecology and Geography

Student Accommodation

Siberian Federal University is located in Krasnoyarsk — the largest cultural, economic and educational center of Eastern Siberia. Krasnoyarsk is the administrative center of the Krasnoyarsk Territory (the second largest subject of Russia). The city is situated on the banks of the Yenisei River, one of the largest rivers in the world (with a length of almost 3.5 thousand kilometers). Regional center is located in the area of temperate sharply continental climate. The climate conditions in the city are milder due to the influence of the Yenisei that does not freeze up in the winder.

Most of the territory of Siberian Federal University is located in a forested area of the city of Krasnoyarsk in the vicinity of the Krasnoyarsk Scientific Center, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Academic buildings and dormitories of the university are surrounded by natural forest lands. The sports facilities are placed in the birchwood — ski resorts, stadiums, ski trails.

Siberian Federal University occupies a special place in the development plans of the Krasnoyarsk Territory. Intellectual center of the “big Krasnoyarsk” must have an appropriate infrastructure, so initially it was envisaged to establish the university campus. It covers an area of 650 hectares, the venue includes 26 study and laboratory buildings and 29 dormitories. Some of them have been built with an active participation of private business and the territory. So, an electronic library of SibFU opened its doors in 2008. Library users have access to more than 50 million electronic books and documents. SibFU library resources are available not only for students, but also for all residents of the territory. In addition, it is connected to 100% schools and colleges of the Krasnoyarsk Territory.

The university campus in Krasnoyarsk includes 29 dormitories, 24 study buildings, a building accommodating the library and the university administration offices. A University Assembly Hall is to be put into operation in 2015.

Krasnoyarsk City

Krasnoyarsk is a city in Russia, the largest cultural, economic, industrial, and educational center of Central and Eastern Siberia, the capital of Krasnoyarsk krai (the second largest region in Russia). It is the largest of the ancient cities of Siberia.


Krasnoyarsk features

Krasnoyarsk is the place of the 29th World Winter Universiade-2019.

There are dozens of hotels of different levels of service. “Hilton Garden Inn Krasnoyarsk” and “Novotel Krasnoyarsk Center” have the official status of four-star hotels. “Ibis Krasnoyarsk Center”, “Krasnoyarsk”, “Amaks City Hotel” and “Oktyabrskaya” have the status of three-star hotels.

Krasnoyarsk is the easternmost Russian city with population of over one million people. It is a pretty compact city. From west to east the city length is about 41 km, from north to south – about 37 km. Krasnoyarsk is divided into two parts by the Yenisei River; its left-bank part is located in Western Siberia, the right bank part – in Eastern Siberia.

The climate is sharply continental. The average temperature in January is minus 15.5 degrees Celsius, in July – plus 19.1 degrees Celsius.

Krasnoyarsk is a large scientific, educational and sports center of Russia. The Siberian Federal University has more than forty thousand students. In general, more than 150 thousand students live and study here.

Krasnoyarsk stands on both banks of the Yenisei River, in a hollow formed by the northern spurs of Eastern Sayan. It is the place, where West Siberian Plain, Middle Siberian Plateau, and Altay-Sayany Mountains come together.

This city is a developed industrial center. The main industries are aerospace industry, ferrous metallurgy, machine building, wood processing, transportation, chemical, food, retail and wholesale services.

Krasnoyarsk is a large transport hub standing at the crossroads of the Trans-Siberian Railway and the Yenisei River waterways. The federal highway R255 “Siberia” (Novosibirsk – Krasnoyarsk – Irkutsk) crosses the city, as well as the federal highway R257 “Yenisei” (Krasnoyarsk – Abakan – Kyzyl – the state border with Mongolia). Passenger ships go to Igarka, Dudinka, Divnogorsk.

Krasnoyarsk has two airports: Yemelyanovo International Airport, the largest airport in Eastern Siberia, and Cheremshanka Airport. Direct flights to Athens, Hannover, Salzburg, Lisbon, Beijing, Podgoritsa, Salonika and other destinations are available.

Buses are used as the main form of transport. Also, you can find tram lines in the right-side part of the city, and trolley-bus lines – in the left-side part. In summer time, “river trams” run between the two banks of the Yenisei River. Since 1995, Krasnoyarsk underground is being constructed. Underground lines are deep: 60 m and even deeper. There are five bridges across the Yenisei River.

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