SibFU's Law School launched a Master's Programme with double graduation certificates. The agreement to this end was signed by SibFU's rector and the President of the University of Passau (Germany). This gives law students a unique opportunity to learn the legislation of both countries.
SibFU received 3 stars in 2014 QS Stars ranking. This result has not changed since 2013 when the university was also ranked at this level. Quacquarelli Symonds Limited, a British agency, ranked the university by eight indicators. SibFU received the highest scores when assessed by the indicators of innovation, teaching, infrastructure, and demand for its graduates.
Draft Masterplan to prepare for the XXIX World Winter Universiade 2019 was approved by the international expert group in Lausanne (Switzerland). Draft Masterplan was prepared by SibFU's working group and it was initiated by Krasnoyarsk krai's Governor. SibFU is the main partner of the Universiade's Executive Board. The agreement to this end was signed in June 2014.
The 24th meeting of the Montreal Process Working Group gathered in Krasnoyarsk on August, 18th, 2014. The Montreal Process is about protecting and sustaining temperate and boreal forests. The meeting attracted researchers from New Zealand, Japan, China, Argentina, Korea, and Switzerland. The attendees also included forest researchers and forest management specialists from Russia, in particular those from Siberian Federal University.
Sergey Verkhovets, Vice-Rector (Research and International Collaboration) attended III International Congress of Universia Deans in Rio de Janeiro (28-29 July 2014). The event was supported by Santander. The attendees included 1,103 representatives from 33 countries. Russian attendees represented 4 Russian universities.
SibFU's athletes are in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) to attend the Second European Universities Games. SibFU is the only Siberian university to attend the games under the auspices of the European Association of Student Sports. There are three university teams to play at the event.
The project developed at the Institute of Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, and titled 'Basics for Developing a New Generation of Agricultural Chemicals' won the funding competition at the Russian Science Foundation. One of the project's heads is Professor Tatyana Volova from Siberian Federal University.