Why Vernadsky CFU?


Vernadsky CFU has a great deal to offer you. If you choose Vernadsky CFU you will be joining the largest university in Crimea and one of the largest universities in southern Russia which has a well-established reputation for teaching and research excellence that spans more than 100 years.

  • Learning at Vernadsky CFU

Our programmes are designed to meet the needs of the modern workplace and are delivered by highly qualified, skilled and dedicated academic staff providing Vernadsky CFU students with an excellent learning experience. Our diverse faculty include internationally recognized researchers and expert practitioners. The University boasts two Nobel Prize winners amongst its former staff: Igor Tamm and Ilya Frank.

The quality of education and training we provide is indicated by the fact that our students frequently win awards at major regional, national and international academic competitions, and that our graduates are successful in their careers.

We have a vast range of programmes available including a number of English-taught programmes, so you are sure to find something to suit you. Check out the list of programmes we have on offer.

  • International

We have 60+ years of experience of receiving international students. With about 2,500 international students from more than 30 countries, our University offers a diverse and truly international environment where students are supported to learn and grow.

You’ll be joining a close-knit, vibrant community of people from a wide variety of backgrounds. Chances are you will meet peers from your home country at Vernadsky CFU which will make the adjustment period much smoother for you.

  • Student Life Experience

At Vernadsky CFU, you will enjoy a student experience that you will never forget and make friends for life. You will be provided with an excellent education and will also be encouraged to develop personal and social skills that will benefit you throughout your life.

Vernadsky CFU offers a broad array of extra-curricular activities such as sports, various clubs including art and music, student communities and societies, and we are certain there is something suitable for everyone. You will meet people with similar interests and also learn new things. Our University is a place where students with a wide range of experiences and diverse talents and interests are offered numerous opportunities for growth and nurtured to succeed to their full potential.

  • Research

Research is one of our core activities. We have a wide range of modern and well-equipped research facilities where our students and staff carry out their ambitious and cutting-edge work. We continue to develop our research infrastructure and invest in research to maintain our strong reputation. Vernadsky CFU staff and students have been repeatedly awarded grants for their projects, including a number of mega-grants from the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education.

  • Hands-On Training

Our programmes are designed in a way that opens for our students diverse opportunities for hands-on learning. Students are offered placement opportunities to enhance their training experience at a range of institutions and companies. You will work side by side with established professionals as you develop practical skills essential for your chosen career.  

  • Fantastic Location

We are located in one of the most wonderful places in the world. Our peninsula enjoys a mild climate and boasts picturesque scenery. Crimea is also a place of great geopolitical significance and rich history. Our students are offered numerous opportunities to be immersed in the history, culture, heritage, values and lifestyles of this beautiful land.