International office

Yugra State University is undergoing the process of internationalization of higher education in order to respond to the present-day challenges appropriately. The international activity is uprising in 2017, contributing to raising competitive ability and reputation of the university at the global level.

In 2017, the University continued to cooperate with international partners-organizations, such as:

·        German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)

·        SouthMoravian Centre for International Mobility (Czech Republic)

·        Fulbright Foreign Student Program (USA)

·        International Association of Finno-Ugric Universities

·        Pan-EurasianExperiment (PEEX)

·        The University of the Arctic (UArctic)

·        The North2North StudentMobilityProgram

·        Annual Summer school “The 3rdKoreaArcticAcademy”

·        Three-daytraining “ResearcherConnect”

7 cooperation agreements have been signed with the following foreign partners:

·        Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines University (France)

·        MatejBelUniversity (Slovakia)

·        EotvosLorandUniversity (Hungary)

·        SouthMoravian Centre for International Mobility (Czech Republic)

·        Institute of Economic Researches (Ukraine)

·        AzerbaijanStateOilandIndustryUniversity (Azerbaijan)

·        CaspianStateUniversityofTechnologyandEngineering(Kazakhstan)

The year 2017 was rich with events:

·        Internationalforum “The Arctic: Territoryofdialogue”

·        8th International Forum of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East

·        InternationalStudentCompetition of literal and technical translation

·        The Education, Psychology, &Humanities 2017 InternationalConference

·        International IT-Forum with BRICS and SCO participation

·        International educational exhibition with the participation of leading Russian universities, organized by Rossotrudnichestvo and RUSSIA.STUDY

·        The international contest "Miss Student Finno-Ugria - 2017"

·        The forum of rectors of Kazakhstan and Russia universities

·        XV German-Russian Forum (XV Deusch-RussischesJugendforum)

·        International Summer School “Higher Education and Academic Mobility of Youth at Contemporary Integration Processes”

·        Visit of 100-member Russian youth delegation to China in the framework of the memorandum between the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and the All-China Youth Federation

·        1st Forum of Field Station Managers (INTERACT II)

·        2nd Forum of Field Station Managers (INTERACT II)

·        Meeting of the Finno-Ugric Peoples' Consultative Committee

The University continued the implementation of international projects:

·        International Erasmus Project + “Institutional partnerships for sustainable transboundary water management: Russia and Kazakhstan”/ TREASURE-WATER

·        International project Interact II - International Network for Terrestrial Research and Monitoring in the Arctic

5 foreingdelegations made an official visit to the University:

·        DelegationfromIndia

·        DelegationfromAfricancountries

·       Minister Plenipotentiary of the Embassy of South Africa to the Russian Federation, Henry William Short

·        DelegationfromtheNorthernForum

·        The British Consul General, Martin Fenner

On the basis of the Yugra State University, 6 international events were held, in which more than 50 foreign students, scientists and officials took part:

·        Round table on the preservation of Slavic culture and writing

·        VIIInternationalscientific-practicalConference“Energy Science”

·        International conference “Carbon Balance of Western Siberian Mires in the Context of Climate Change” and V International field symposium
“West Siberian Peatlands and Carbon Cycle: Past and Present”(WSPCC-2017)

·        International Summer School "Memory as a Tool of Change: Forgotten Places in Siberia"

·        Internationalscientific-practicalConference“Institutional partnerships for sustainable transboundary water management: Russia and Kazakhstan”

·        Scientific and practical Seminar“Legal enforcement of rational use of water resources on the territory of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Yugra (Ob-Irtysh basin)”

Yugra State University became one of the organizers of the international conference "Info-2017" (Czech Republic).

Students, university staff and teachers of the Yugra State University have the opportunity to study several foreign languages.There is an operating Centre of the Czech language, funded by the South Moravian Centre for International Mobility (JCMM, Czech Republic). The language center "CLEVER" provides language training in 8 foreign languages: English, French, German, Chinese, Korean and others.


Please send your enquiries to our shared mailbox at
Or contact the office staff directly if required.

Oksana Gololobova
Head of International office 

Aleksandra Vorontsova 

Tel.: +7 3467 357 713

Mailing address:
16 Chekhova Street,
Administrative building, office 618
628012 Khanty-Mansiysk, Russia