North-Caucasus Federal University

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North-Caucasus Federal University
Северо-Кавказский Федеральный Университет
Type Public
Established 2012
Rector Alina Levitskaya
Academic staff
over 2,000 [1]
Students 30,000 from 32 countries and of 86 ethnicities [1]
Postgraduates 1,000 [1]
Location Stavropol, Russia
Pyatigorsk, Russia
Campus Urban

North-Caucasus Federal University (Russian: Северо-Кавказский федеральный университет), abbreviated as NCFU (Russian: СКФУ) is a public university in Stavropol Krai, Russia with campuses in Stavropol and Pyatigorsk. It was established in 2012 as a flagship university of the newly created North Caucasian Federal District by merging Stavropol State University, North-Caucasus State Technical University, and Pyatigorsk State University of Humanities and Technology.

Institutes and Branches[edit]

The North-Caucasus Federal University consists of 11 institutes and 112 departments. Ten of the institutes are located in Stavropol and one branch is in Pyatigorsk.
The full list of NCFU institutes:

  • Institute of Humanities
  • Institute of Mathematics and Natural Sciences
  • Institute of Life Sciences
  • Institute of Law
  • Institute of Economics and Management
  • Institute of Education and Social Sciences
  • Institute of Oil and Gas
  • Institute of Information Technologies and Telecommunications
  • Institute of Construction, Transport and Engineering
  • Institute of Electric Power Engineering, Electronics and Nanotechnologies
  • Institute of Service, Tourism and Design.

There is also a branch of the North-Caucasus Federal University in Nevinnomyssk. [1]


  1. ^ a b c d "The official web site of North-Caucasus Federal University". About the NCFU. Retrieved February 15, 2014. 

Coordinates: 45°02′27″N 41°54′37″E / 45.04083°N 41.91028°E / 45.04083; 41.91028