Northern (Arctic) Federal University

General Information 

Northern (Arctic) Federal University named after M.V. Lomonosov or NArFU for short, is a Federal University established in Arkhangelsk pursuant to Russian Federation President Dmitry Medvedev’s Decree. 

Northern (Arctic) Federal University in Arkhangelsk, is one of the leading scientific and educational centers in the European North. NArFU provides international students with opportunities for quality higher education at undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate, in the framework of joint educational programs and programs of academic mobility.

Modern education and serious scientific studies require daily cooperation between universities and research centers, not only within a country but also around the world. The scientific and educational space of the university is on an international and global scale. New knowledge and discoveries require cross-border discussions and continuous exchange of experience.

The university is an officially registered university with the Ministry of Higher Education in Russia. Due to numerous cooperation agreements with foreign universities and international organizations, students and members of academic staff can take part in exchange programs and internships abroad to get new theoretical knowledge and practical experience.

Study Programs

NArFU incorporates 7 Higher schools and 2 campuses:

  • Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities, and International Communication
  • Higher School of Natural Sciences and Technologies
  • Higher School of Information Technologies and Automated Systems
  • Higher School of Economics, Management, and Law
  • Higher School of Engineering
  • Higher School of Power Engineering, Oil and Gas

Accommodation and Housing 

Northern (Arctic) Federal University has great infrastructure and technical facilities and their dormitories. These are student attractions, especially for international students who leave their homes for a long time stay. Students get a choice of single rooms, double rooms, and triple sharing rooms. The Buryat State University hostel is equipped with all the necessary items such as almirahs, selves, beds, chairs, tables, etc. All facilities available within the campus itself, a supermarket, café, clinic, pharmacy store, etc. the hostel is 24 hours under CCTV surveillance.

All rooms are shared between 2-4 students and are fully supplied with all needed furniture and technologies. Every room has a permanent Wi-Fi connection, a system of central heating, air conditioning, and a permanent electricity supply. The rooms are equipped with beds, desks, chairs, and wall shelves for each student. Wardrobes and shoe racks located in the hallway are shared by the students living in the unit as well as a refrigerator. Blankets, pillows, and bed sheets are also provided to students.