How to Enroll in a Russian University

Many students aspire to complete studies abroad after obtaining secondary or university degrees. Russia is one of the destinations that see an increasing flow of international students every year. In this article, we will discuss how to enroll in a Russian university.

Choose Program and University

In Russia, there are many study options in various fields. Students can choose between many options from mathematics to natural sciences to history and geography. There are around 766 universities all over Russia ready to receive the students.

Moreover, in Russian universities, you can study in any discipline to join the global market. Applicants only have to select the program that is best for them. After that, they should choose the subject, city, form of study, and teaching language to start the search process.

You can apply on Study in Russia Website. It offers all the available study programs and related information, including study duration, costs, and others.

Fill Your Personal Information

Fill all your personal information. Do not forget to add a personal photograph, copy of the passport, and all the required documents. Also, write your personal phone number and email so that they can contact you. After that, all the information in the application form will be validated.

Send Your Application and Wait for the Reply

After filling all the information, proceed to complete the submission process. Specify your choice for the universities and study programs to consider the tuition fees. Finally, send your application.

The universities will receive your application and will get back to you in three weeks. After that, the university will provide you with the instructions and pieces of advice to help you interact with the university.

Pass Competitive Exams

If you want to get a free scholarship in Russia, you will need to pass competitive exams in your country. For this purpose, after you send your application, contact the Russian Center for Science and Culture or the Russian embassy in your country to learn about the terms and conditions of passing these exams.

You will be registered on the participants’ list. After passing the exam, you will be informed about the next procedure.

Get Study Visa

After enrolling in the selected university, following all the registration steps, submitting all the required documents, and getting the acceptance letter; there is one step left. The last step is getting your study visa to enter Russia.

Required Documents:

  1. Personal photograph
  2. Copy of valid passport
  3. Copies of earned certificates, translated into Russian
  4. Application form
  5. Identification documents, translated into Russian
  6. Medical insurance certificate

Most of the courses in Russian universities are in the Russian language. So, if you are planning to study in Russia, you will need to master the language first.

But, if you are not confident about your linguistic skills, some Russian universities offer preparatory courses for one year for international students. They are designed to help you reach the requested linguistic criterion rapidly.

As for those who have very limited knowledge in the Russian language, the option of studying your program in English is also available. Although this option is limited in the bachelor’s degree, it is more common in the master’s programs.

Check also the best universities in Russia.

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