government continues to offer scholarships to citizens of select
countries. These scholarships are not administered by the
universities, but via the Russian Embassy in your home country
or your Ministry of Education. The nature of the scholarship can
vary, based on agreements between the Russian Federation and
your home country. To learn more, contact these organizations.
Several universities, including Lomonosov Moscow State
University, do not take part in this scholarship program.
of Russian higher education are well known and respected all
over the world. At present, more that 60,000 foreign students
study at more than 100 Russian universities.
Along with the traditional form of higher education on the
contract basis, the Russian government scholarships are designed
foreign students who wish to study at Russian state
universities. Every year the Government of the Russian
Federation offers 3,000 scholarships for overseas students,
including 20 scholarships for a complete course (Bachelorís and
Masterís degrees) and 5 scholarships for postgraduate (Ph.D.)
and postdoctorate studies.
The application deadline for the Russian government scholarships
is March, 31. The academic year begins on September, 1 (for
postgraduate students - October, 15).
Although the lectures are normally given in Russian, this is not
an obstacle to enter Russian universities. In order to help
foreign students obtain necessary language skills and prepare to
study in a specific department, a one-year, intensive General
Russian Language course is offered by the pre-university
departments of the leading Russian universities such as Moscow
State University, Russian University of Peoplesí Friendship,
Saint-Petersburg State Technical University, etc.
After the successful completion of the preliminary course,
students continue their studies at the chosen universities
accordingly to their chosen degree programme.
Types of Russian Visa
Universities in Russia
Study MBBS in Russia