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  • CFU students meet with foreign journalists

  • Sergey Donich attended the meeting of the Expert and Advisory Council under Head of the Republic of Crimea

  • BRICS Global University Summit

  • Vernadsky CFU will welcome students from Nicaragua

  • Sergey Donich met with Janusz Korwin-Mikke, Member of the European Parliament for Poland

 

V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University is a higher education institution located in Simferopol. It is one of the 10 federal universities of the Russian Federation.

 

Crimean Federal University traces its history back to the establishment of Taurida University – the first institution of higher education in Crimea.

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V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University is the successor to Taurida University, the first institution of higher education in Crimea, which was established in 1918 on the initiative of Solomon Samoylovich Krym.

 

The intention to create a new federal university was announced by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on March 31, 2014 at a government meeting in Simferopol. In an interview with Izvestia newspaper on April 10, 2014, Minister of Education and Science of the Russian Federation Dmitry Livanov said that the federal university would be created on the basis of Vernadsky Taurida University.

 

On August 4, 2014, Crimean Federal University has been established by the Decree of Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev. The tenth federal university encompasses the leading Crimean universities, institutes, and research and science institutions. The University has more than 35,000 students from Russia and 53 countries.