Resolution of the Fifth International Forum of the University’s Foreign Students and Graduates ‘Crimea in the Global Research and Education Community’


There are more than 2,000 international students currently studying in Crimean universities. They represent 50 countries, including India, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Nigeria, Palestine, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Bangladesh, Congo, Belarus, Azerbaijan, Egypt, Jordan, and many others. Thus, the traditions that have been established on the peninsula back in the middle of the 20th century, when Crimean higher education institutions welcomed their first international students, are being continued to this day. Since then, over 25,000 international students from nearly every continent and almost all UN member states have graduated from Crimean universities. Read more

Welcome to a New Academic Year!



 Dear international students!

We would like to extend our warmest congratulations on the beginning of a new academic year at Vernadsky CFU!

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Russian Government-Funded Study Opportunities for International Students


Every year, the Russian Federation government offers thousands of government-funded seats for international candidates, and the number of international applicants admitted to study at various Russian institutions of higher learning through the quotas issued by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education grows annually. In academic year 2019/2020, it exceeded 13,000. The following year, it reached almost 15,000. This year, it is set to rise to 18,000. Read more

Happy Africa Day!


Every year on May 25, Africans and the rest of the world celebrate Africa Day to mark the determination of the people of Africa to liberate the continent from foreign domination and exploitation as well as the birth of the African Union. Read more

Happy Russian Students’ Day!


On January 25, 1755, Empress Elizabeth signed a decree founding the very first university in Russia. Since then, the day is celebrated throughout the country as the Students’ Day. Read more

I Love Crimea! – Photography Competition


In the run-up to – and as part of – the IV International Forum of the University’s Foreign Students and Graduates – Crimea in the Global Research and Education Community – we are launching a photography competition with the theme “I Love Crimea!”. Read more

Welcome to a new academic year at Vernadsky CFU!


Dear students, staff, partners and friends!

It’s the first of September, the first day of a new academic year, and we are delighted to welcome our new and returning students, faculty and staff back to our campuses. We would like to extend a special and very warm welcome to our international students! Read more