Education levels

Education in Russia is organized and coordinated by the government, which ensures that general education is free and available for everyone. Most schools are governmental schools but there are private schools have also.

General education in Russia is compulsory and consists of three stages: primary education, which lasts for four years; basic general education lasting for five years and secondary education which lasts for two to three years. General education takes 11 years to complete. Children are enrolled in schools at the age of 6-7 and normally they finish school by the age of 17-18. After completing the secondary general education, the students need to pass the State final attestation, after which they will be awarded a Certificate of Secondary General Education and a student can apply to a university or college.

General education:

Preschool education (kindergarten)
Primary education (1-4 years of school)
Basic general education (5-9 years of school)
General secondary education (5-11 years of school)

Professional education

Secondary vocational education (College. Non-university level)
Higher education – Bachelor degree (4 years of university)
Higher education – Master degree (2 years of university)
Higher education – Candidate of Sciences (3-5 years of university)

VVSU is only university in the Primorsky region which has government funding for all levels of education from preparatory school to university.

We prepare students for success in school, career and life!

Elementary and secondary education

Boarding School for Gifted Children Secondary education of 1-11 grades

Director: Irina Nizhnik
+7 (423) 265-85-62
5 Chapaeva st., Vladivostok, Russia

International Linguistic School Secondary education of 5-12 grades. International Baccalaureate program

Director: Olga Shevchenko
+7 (423)  240-42-83
44 Partizansky prospect, Vladivostok, Russia

Oriental Gymnasium Kindergarten and Elementary school education of 1-4 grades

Director: Anastasia Stepanenko
+7 (423) 240-42-05
59 Tungusskaya st., Vladivostok, Russia

European Gymnasium Kindergarten and Elementary school education of 1-4 grades

Director: Svetlana Dutko
+7 (423) 261-47-54

10 Desyataya st., Vladivostok, Russia

Vocational education (non-university level)

Academic College  Educational programs:

Banking, Hotel Business, Design, Information Systems, Commerce,
Tourism, Economics, Logistics, Auto Technology.

 Director: Liudmila Smagina (Ms.)
+7 (423) 240-41-55
41 Gogolya st., Vladivostok, Russia

College of Service and Design  Educational programs:

Hotel Business, Design, Information Systems, Computer Network,
Shipbuilding, Tourism, Economics, Electromechanical Equipment Maintenance,
Food Services Technology, Merchandizing,
Radioelectronic Equipment Maintenance.

 Director: Dmitii Kuznetcov (Ms.)
+7 (423) 265-81-69
Second floor, office #8
20 Dobrovolskogo st., Vladivostok, Russia

Fashion Industry School  

 Director: Inna Klochko (Ms.)
41 Gogolya st., Vladivostok, Russia

IThub college (IThub Vladivostok)

Educational programs:

Programming, Web development

 Director: Yulia Kravchenko


41 Gogolya st., Vladivostok, Russia

Additional education

Center of Additional Education "Academy of Professional Growth"  

+7 (423) 240-41-57
41 Gogolya st., Vladivostok, Russia

Today, the university offers a large variety of degree academic programs in the field of economic, humanitarian and engineering majors, Russian language programs for foreign students and other non-degree programs for international students. VVSU has great experience in the field of student exchange programs with partner universities.


School of Creative Industries; School of Marketing and Commercial Activities; School of International Business, Economics and Management; School of Oil and Gas Engineering, Transport and Logistics; School of Pedagogy and Linguistics; School of Law; School of Physical Culture and Sport; School of Digital Economics and Business Analytics; International School for Environment and Tourism; International School for Training and Adaptation of Foreign Citizens; School of Information Technologies; Higher School of Film and Television.

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