North-Eastern Federal University in Brief


Full name

Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Professional Education "M. K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University" 

Brief name

North-Eastern Federal University; NEFU.

NEFU 's total undergraduate student population number is over 20,000.

More than 500 students are engaged in postgraduate work.

1,764 academic staff are currently employed at the University. Of these 200 hold doctor’s degree, 800 – candidate of science degree.

13 Institutes, 5 faculties, 3 University branches in Mirny, Nerungry and Chukotka, 6 major research institutes.

119 degree courses are available to our students.

The University occupies 40 buildings and 12 residence halls located mostly in the University campus.

1 500,000 books, periodicals and other items are held in the University Library.

The University has Geology Field Station, Museum of Archeology and Ethnography, Botanical garden and Orangery open to staff and students’ research and study.

The University has a Stadium, a Swimming Pool, a Social Centre.

Our students and staff have free access to the Ethernet and Wi-Fi in all University buildings and Residence Hall

NEFU was officially established in April 2010th on the basis of Yakutsk State University named after M.K. Ammosov, the university with 75 years history.

The university was named after Maksim Kirovich Ammosov, an outstanding statesman, the son of the Yakut nation and one of the founders of Yakutia and Kyrgizstan statehood.

There are 6 scientific research institutions such as the Institute of Mathematics, the Institute of Health, the Institute of Applied Ecology of the North, the Institute of Regional Economy of the North, the Institute of A.E. Kulakovsky, certainly, the Institute of Olonkho.

University priorities:

- New quality of the university

- Safeguarding of ecological security and effective reproduction of mineral and raw base; rational nature management

- Technology usage and production in the North

- Rise in living standards in the North

- Preservation and development of the Arctic nation culture

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