The Finnish-Russian Student Exchange Programme – FIRST promotes partnership and reciprocal mo-bility of students and teachers between Higher Education Institutions in Finland and in North-Western Russia.

The purpose of the programme is to strengthen existing co-operation between institutions, to create new contacts and to ensure balanced mobility between Finland and Russia.

How to participate?

If you are studying at a higher education institution in North-Western Russia, then please visit the International Office of your home university to find out whether your home university is participating in any FIRST student exchange with Finnish universities.