SibFU's representatives visited two Chinese universities to discuss academic mobility and joint research. The universities were Metrpolitan Pedagogical University (Beijing) and Shandong University (Jinan).
SibFU joined the Russian-Chinese Association of Economic Universities on 23 November 2013 in Beijing.The Association aims at developing research and education in collaboration to support economic policy and economic development in Russia and China.
The representatives of the State of Israel visited SibFU on 31 October 2013. The delegation included First Secretary of the Embassy of Israel to the Russian Federation Mrs Iris Zwaig, Professor Hamutal Ben-Josef from Ben-Gurion University, a famous israeli poet, literary critic and researcher of Hebrew literature, and Mrs Nataly Zaretsky, coordinator of collaborating with universities from the Israeli Cultural Centre, Novosibirsk.
Krasnoyarsk Surikov Museum of Fine Arts launched its exhibition on Fridtjof Nansen, a scientist, explorer and conquerer of the Arctic, on 3 October 2013. The Arctic and northern territories is an important study field for SibFU. This summer, a researcher from SibFU took part in an expedition to honour 100 anniversary of Nansen's travel to Siberia.