Every year Ural Federal University organizes competitions for prospective foreign students. These events are held in such countries as Kazakhstan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The participants, who have shown good results, have the right to use their scores to enter the university. The prospective students show great interest to the competitions organized by Ural Federal University. In 2015, more than 1 000 students took part in the online-competitions on 10 subjects; more than 500 of them have been enrolled at the university.