SFedU Grant for International Students


SFedU launches a grant competition in order to support and develop education and academic activity of SFedU international students.

Conditions of participation

Competition is intended for students enrolled in SFedU in 2016.

Grant is provided to undergo:

  • Master course;
  • Postgraduate course;
  • Foundation course.

Grant fully covers study expenses.

List of documents to be submitted:

  • Application form;
  • copies of diplomas and prior degrees;
  • reference letters from a scientific suoervisor/sending party/lecturer;
  • motivation letter;
  • documents confirming research, social activity (letters of appreciation, diplomas, characteristics);
  • documents confirming knowledge of Russian.

Documents are submitted to the Centre for International Students

Terms: 2 November – 15 November

  • address for paper materials – Zorge Str, 5, of.103
  • electronic materials: inter@sfedu.ru

Names of the winners will be published on the web-site before November 21.

International Conference in Athens

img_3230Delegation of SFedU Institute of Philology, Journalism and Intercultural Communication took part in the International conference «Language as a means of intercultural communication», Greece.

The event was held within the framework of Russia — Greece cross year, it was organized by the National University of Athens named after Capodistria jointly with Southern Federal University, with the support of Ivan Savvidi Foundation, Ministry of Education of Greece. The conference was attended by about 40 delegates from different cities of Russia and Greece. Southern Federal University was represented by 6 teachers, 1 post-graduate student and 2 master students of the Institute of Philology, Journalism and Intercultural Communication. The delegation was headed by Director Natalia Archipenko. During the conference the prospects of studying the Russian language abroad and Greek in Russia were discussed. Visit of SFedU philologists to Athens should be the beginning of close cooperation of universities in various areas.

XI International Archaeological Conference


XI International Archaeological Conference «Eastern Europe Archeology Issues» started at SFedU Institute of History and International Relations. This year it is dedicated to the memory of outstanding archaeologist Sergei Gurkin.

Students Council Meeting


The Joint Council of SFedU Students conducted its meeting on the 2nd of November. Representatives of all the departments and student associations took part in the discussion of topical issues affecting the interests of SFedU students. On the agenda there were: Competition for enhanced academic scholarship; «Student of the Year» Competition; Changes in the Election Regulations student council president structural units; Presentation of the Project to improve the quality assurance.

Chinese Language Course


Within the Academic Mobility Week at the Institute of Philology, Journalism and Intercultural Communication the introductory Chinese language course was organized. Classes were led by Wang Yi, chinese student of the Institute. Participants of the course got a unique opportunity to learn about the history and traditions of China, as well as to learn the basics of the language.

— I love my country and my native language. I would really like to introduce my culture to Russian students, — said Wang Yi. He also dreams of becoming a teacher of Russian language.

Delegation from Norway and Denmark at SFedU


Institute of Management in the Economic, Ecological and Social Systems received a delegation from Ostfold University (Norway) and the University of Southern Denmark (Denmark) from 23 to 28 October. The delegation included teachers and students, who came in in the framework of the joint grant «Cooperation active student learning, NCM-RU-2015/10060.» During the visit representatives of the foreign delegation together with SFedU students worked on a joint project of involvement of company personnel in innovation activities, participated in the seminar «Innovative regional development», as well as in the IV International scientific conference «Prospects for the development of language education in modern educational space», organized by the Department of foreign languages.

Also director of the Institute held a meeting with the heads of the foreign delegation to discuss the prospects of further cooperation.

Charity Event


The activists of SFedU trade union organization visited the orphanage at Bolshoy Log.

Guys from the University, brought a lot of gifts, as well as the coordinator of SFedU social projects Alina Gimp, professional make-up artist Ksenia Malova and correspondent of «Profi» newspaper Daria Netrebina. Girls held fascinating master class on theatrical makeup. The second part of the animation program was a magician show by Nikita Karpenko. Amazing tricks and illusions does not leave indifferent neither kids nor teachers. Children got also delicious Ossetian pies — a treat from Nikita and his friends. Daria Netrebina, a correspondent of «Profi» newspaper, told about publication and her experiences, and agreed with children that they will send their material to be published in the newspaper.