Russian Government cuts UFU’s funding by 144m RUR

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, October 27, 2015. Under the Russian Government’s program on Boris Yeltsin Ural Federal University’s development in 2010-2020, the university’s funding for the period will be cut by 144m RUR against the original figure. The updated version of the program is now available on the government’s website.

The overall budget for the years 2010-2020 now comes to 9.856bn RUR (including 4,98bn RUR to be supplied from the federal budget and 4.876bn RUR expected to be made in terms of profit).

Additionally, 12 new monitoring and 7 new performance indicators have been introduced to the program for an assessment of its efficiency. These indicators have to do with the university’s GR and its liaising with the local employers, its innovative development efforts, focus on training engineering and scientific research cadre, education of people with disabilities, and e-learning and distance learning programs.

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