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Ural Federal University History
Ural Federal University also known as URFU is a university-based in Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast in Russia. The university was established in 1920 as Ural State University and was merged in 2011 with Ural State University to form Ural Federal University. The university’s Russian name is taken from first President of Russia, B.N. Yeltsin, who also happens to be a URFU graduate. The university currently enrolls over 34,000 students and employs 2992 academic staff.