You are coming to Kaliningrad for the first time? You need help to get around, register in the dormitory and get the insight in the university life?
Then you are welcome to take part in the Buddy programme!
Your buddy will help you:
Meet you at the airport/train or bus station;
Show you around, including nearest shops, supermarkets, university services, etc.;
Make you feel like home in IKBFU during your first days.
Our buddies are our students who know everything about the university life and are eager to speak a foreign language with a foreign student and exchange the social-cultural experience.
To apply for the Buddy Programme, please contact the Division of International Programmes firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Orientation Week is a vital step for integration of international students into the life of the University and the city. We welcome all enrolled full-time and exchange international students to take part in it.
If you come for the Preparatory Course or exchange studies, you are also welcome to participate in the Buddy programme.Orientation week leaflet 2016
International students are welcome not only to join the studies at the University but also to dive into vivid social life which includes student-run activities, social events, sport life, acting in the theatre, volunteering etc.
The hub of the international student life is the International Committee which provides support for all international students and helps organize international social events. Are you interested to get the insight into recent events and feedback from other students, check their group in social networks: https://vk.com/international_bfu.
Are you an international student of the preparatory course or would like to become one? We have plenty of social integrative activities for you! Find more about upcoming events here: https://vk.com/preparatoryikbfu.
Are you a fan of theatre and acting? Give it a go and join our student theatre “Tretiy etazh”. Here you will find last highlights: https://vk.com/tretazh.
Are you full of energy and drive? We have a number of sport clubs where you can enroll and show your best! Get more information here: eng.kantiana.ru/campus-life/sports/.
Are you into volunteering and helping other people or doing charity? We need you! There is a great variety of social life spheres our international students give a helping a hand to: children, elderly people, animals, nature and many others:vk.com/voluntary_bfu.
You always need to have your student ID-card on hand to enter the University building and to use the library services.
Contact person: Elena Kanivets
Phone: (4012) 32-02-32; 32-04-65; 32-03-00, email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: 236029, Kaliningrad, Ostrovsky St., 1a
Contact person: Evgeniya Selezneva
Phone: 8 (4012) 590-790, ext. 039-11-14, Cell Number: 8,981,464 34 90,
Address: Kaliningrad, Leninsky Avenue, 28, 4th floor (Landmark - Hotel Kaliningrad, Plaza City Mall)
Contact person: Irina Komarskaya,
Phone.: +7 (4012) 676-033
Address: Kaliningrad, Gvardeysky Avenue, 15, building "Kaliningradgazavtomatika", entrance from Teatralnaya st.
If you have a toothache, stomach ache or you need a visit to a specialist, take your insurance policy and call the telephone number indicated in it. Insurance specialists will advise you on further actions.
Graduate and postgraduate students may apply to the IKBFU Sports Club at the address: Kaliningrad, 14 A. Nevskogo st., building No. 22 sports complex with a swimming pool, first floor, phone: +7 (4012) 313 321, e-mail: Sport@kantiana.ru.
Students of the preparatory department for foreign citizens and short-term programs (for example, participants of summer schools and exchange programs) can send an application to e-mail: email@example.com.
Kaliningrad is much cheaper to live in than it is in big cities. Here are approximate expenses you can have while studying.
Public transport (bus) – 1 500 rubles per month
Food – 6 000 - 8 000 rubles per month
Mobile – 300 rubles per month
Student dormitory – 1 250 – 2 200 rubles per month