Far Eastern State Transport University and Railway Transport

During its long history our University has made its way from a small educational institution to the major educational and scientific center. At present it is one of the best technical universities in the Russian Federation.

It is very prestigious to study at our University. Our graduates work in such spheres as engineering, economy, transport etc.

Over 23,000 students are studying at FESTU today. The University provides comfortable environment for research work and studying.

University has a license of training specialists of the following levels of higher education: bachelors, masters and certified specialists.

Faculty staff of the University exceeds 700 people, including over 100 PhDs.

Our University can offer various extracurricular activities. Creative students may join one of the artistic groups and develop their talents in music, visual arts etc. Those who are fond of sports activities can take full advantage of our sports equipment and facilities: 7 gyms, track-and-field arena, swimming pool, climbing wall, stadium and grounds for outdoor sports.

International cooperation is essential for any modern educational institution. Our University cooperates with many fellow universities of Europe, Asia, Australia and North America. This cooperation includes interchange programs for teachers and students, experience sharing, joint scientific and research programs etc.

Faculties of Far Eastern State Transport University and Railway Transport:

  • Institute for International Cooperation
  • Institute of Traction and Rolling Stock
  • Institute of Operation, Automation and Telecommunication
  • Institute of Economics
  • Institute of Transport Construction
  • Faculty of Air Transport
  • Institute of Power Engineering
  • Institute of Social Studies and Humanities
  • Institute of Natural Sciences

Student Accommodation

Dorms consist of eight rooms per floor, with 2-3 people per room. Each floor also has one kitchen and two toilets, and the basement has a shower. Students cannot select their own rooms. We encourage students to apply early, as the number of rooms are limited. Some students may not be comfortable with dorm rules, as they are often considered strict.

All Dormitories have the following facilities:

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry room
  • Medical aid cabinet
  • Gym
  • Reading room
  • Free Internet connection

Khabarovsk City

Khabarovsk is a city in Russia, the capital of Khabarovsk krai. The city stands on the right bank of the Amur River, on the Middle Amur lowland, about 20 km from the border with China.

Khabarovsk features

The climate of Khabarovsk is moderate, monsoon, with cold and dry winters and hot and humid summers. The average temperature in January is -19.8 degrees Celsius, the average temperature in July is +21.3 degrees C.

The city is a large transportation hub connecting the north and the west of Russia, Primorye, and Sakhalin. The Trans-Siberian Railway goes through it. Khabarovsk is a connecting point of the federal highways Chita-Khabarovsk, Khabarovsk-Vladivostok (M60-Ussuri), Khabarovsk-Komsomolsk-on-Amur and the highway under construction Khabarovsk-Nahodka.

Khabarovsk airport offers flights to Moscow, Vladivostok, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Novosibirsk, Yakutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Irkutsk, Bangkok, Seoul, Harbin.

From the high bank of the Amur River, you can see Chinese territory. Khabarovsk Bridge as well as and the cliff and the monument to Muraviev-Amursky are depicted on the Russian note of 5,000 rubles.

You can try dishes from around the world in the restaurants of Khabarovsk: Russian, Ukrainian, Italian, French, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese, Uzbek, Azeri and other cuisines.

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