Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University was founded in the year 1899. It is recognized in the world as a leader in fields like higher engineering and economic education. It welcomes over 30.000 students each year and almost 3.000 of them come from other countries.
The main areas of education are: information technologies, humanities, economics, physics and engineering.
The university has international cooperation with other educational institutions.
Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, was founded in 2006, with the merge of 4 institutions of higher education. Today is, is a very active developing university in the country. It welcomes over 40.000 students and 3.000 teachers.