Studying in Russia is both prestigious and advantageous. You can be sure that you will acquire all the knowledge you need in your chosen subject. Russia has a lot of universities, so you have a wide choice.
All you need to do is to choose a programme you like, prepare the documents required, come to Russia, and start studying. You can either study on a commercial basis or for free with the support of the Russian Government, which allocates a certain number of state-funded places for foreign students at universities every year. Read our detailed instructions about what you need to do to enroll in a Russian university.
There are a number of different forms of funding, grants, and scholarships, so every student can choose the most suitable option.
Russia is a highly educated country with over half of its residents holding a university degree. Russians have rich, centuries-old educational traditions. Russian universities provide their students with comfortable studying and living conditions and help them adapt to the country. Russian universities train a wide variety of specialists, both in engineering and the humanities, and regularly place in the top of international rankings. Education in Russia is much more affordable than in the USA or UK. Moreover, international students have the opportunity to study for free at the expense of the Government budget. Each year Russia accepts students from all over the world, from nearly 170 countries, and you can join them.
• Application for admission, indicating chosen subject and form of study
• Document confirming your identity and citizenship (original and notarized translation into Russian).
• An education certificate
indicating subjects studied subjects and grades (original and notarized translation into Russian).
• Statement on standard medical form
indicating no contraindications for studying in Russia, with note on results of HIV test (or medical certificate).
in specified form.
At the first stage it is usually sufficient to provide certified and translated copy of passport and education certificates.
At the second stage (after your arrival in Russia), you need to bring the originals of the documents and additional certificates to the selection committee of the university