Ural Federal University

UrFU is the oldest University in the Ural region. It was opened in Ekaterinburg in 1920. It is one of the largest higher educational institutions in Russia bringing together fundamental education and innovative approach towards the challenges of modern times. The Mission of UrFU today is to increase competitiveness, re-industrialization, formation of human, scientific and technological potential, sustainable modernization of traditional economy branches, and development of post-industrial economy branches of the Ural Federal District.
Currently, the university is home to more than 30,000 students from 60 countries around the world and more than 2,000 faculty members, including global experts such as Sviatoslav Timashev, Mikhail Oshtrakh, Viktor Grokhovsky . Our 17 Institutes offer more than 350 Bachelor, Master and Doctoral Programs in natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities, economics and management taught in Russian and English.
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Engineering Mechanics (edX)

Learn about statics through real life engineering examples. Engage with the theory to grasp the full understanding of simple machines and complex mathematical models. Are you interested in improving your mechanics or introducing yourself to the subject all together? Join our unique course, devised by the Ural Federal University. [...]

Batteries, Fuel Cells, and their Role in Modern Society (edX)

This course is an introduction to batteries and fuel cells - the cornerstones of electromobility and renewable energy. In today's world, we see game-changing movements in transportation and energy markets. A better understanding of the processes involved can help you to find your own role in these incipient shifts [...]

Hacking PostgreSQL: Data Access Methods (edX)

Learn the science, engineering practices and hacking techniques of data access – core aspects of information processing in a database. This course is about data storage and data processing technologies with examples from PostgreSQL. It is geared toward database core developers, operation systems developers, system architects, and all those [...]

Scientific Methods and Research (edX)

Self Paced
Scientific Methods and Research (edX)
Course Auditing
Learn how to conduct research based on scientific methodology and analyze scientific articles and conduct experiments. What does it mean to conduct research? What are the distinct stages of the research process? What are the requirements of modern scientific research? How do you analyze a scientific [...]