Federal University in Vladivostok, founded in 2011 as a result of the merger of four universities, FENU, TSUE, FESTU (all three - Vladivostok) and UGPI (Ussuriysk). University traces its history from the Oriental Institute - the first higher educational institution in the Far East. It is an important center of education and science in the East of Russia. The only Russian university that has a branch accredited by the Japanese Government in Japan.
The FEFU campus - the university campus of the Far Eastern Federal University, is located on Russky Island. The total area of the campus is 140 hectares. The main events of the Eastern Economic Forum have been held since 2015 on the campus of the Far Eastern Federal University FEFU on Russky Island.