About Ural Federal University
The Ural Federal University (UrFU) is one of the top ranked scientific centres in Russia, carrying out research in natural, technical, and social sciences, the humanities, and economics. Since 2008 the Ural University has carried the name of Boris Yeltsin, its graduate of 1955, elected by the people in 1991 to be the first President of Russia. The University includes 18 institutes offering over 120 Bachelor's degree programmes and over 80 Master's degree programmes. UrFU research facilities include dozens of research centres, innovation infrastructure, the research library boasting a collection of over three million books, several museums, and specialised collections. The total number of students at UrFU exceeds 50,000.
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