Enrolling for a Bachelor or Specialization Program

In order to enroll for a bachelor or specialization program, foreign applicants need to have proof they have successfully completed their secondary education. This needs to be confirmed by the relevant documents (qualification, certificate, diploma) allowing them to receive higher education at a Russian tertiary institution. (Concerning the requirements for foreign education documents, please, refer to the Main Expert Center of the Federal State Budget Institution’s website https://www.nic.gov.ru/, click on the Acceptance Procedure tab.) Citizens of foreign governments referred by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, are accepted without entrance tests. To stand a chance of being referred by the Ministry of Science and Higher education of the Russian Federation, please contact Rossotrudnichestvo or go to the Russia Study website.

Foreign applicants need to supply ALL of the following documents:

  • An application form (provided by the department and filled in by the foreign applicant on arrival).

  • Proof of full secondary education, listing the subjects taken and marks achieved. (The original document with a notary certified Russian translation is compulsory. The translation is checked by the Russian notary office or consulate of the Russian Federation in the country where the document of education was issued).

  • Proof of acknowledgement of the foreign government’s document pertaining to the level of education and (or) qualifications, issued by the Federal Education and Science Control Service of Russia (in the absence of an international agreement of mutual acceptance of education documents). For a list of such agreements, please, click on the following link: https://www.nic.gov.ru/ru/docs/foreign/confirmation)​

  • A national passport (with a compulsory notary certified Russian translation. The translation is checked by the Russian notary office or consulate of the Russian Federation in the country where the passport was issued), an entry visa, a migration card.

  • A medical certificate.

  • Proof the applicant has tested negative for HIV.

  • Six (6) photos size 3cm x 4cm.

Enrolling for a Master or Internship Program

In order to be admitted to the Master or Internship program foreign applicants need to be in possession of proof of higher education, a bachelor degree or specialization diploma, or a document from their government stating that the level of education and (or) qualification  is acknowledged in the Russian Federation. (Concerning the requirements for foreign education documents, please, refer to the Main Expert Center of the Federal State Budget Institution’s website https://www.nic.gov.ru/, click on the Acceptance Procedure tab.) Citizens of foreign governments referred by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, are accepted without entrance tests. To stand a chance of being referred by the Ministry of Science and Higher education of the Russian Federation, please contact Rossotrudnichestvo or go to the Russia Study website.

Foreign applicants need to supply ALL of the following documents:

  • An application form (provided by the department and filled in by the foreign applicant on arrival).

  • A bachelor degree or specialization diploma, or document from the foreign government testifying to the level of education and (or) qualifications which are acknowledged in the Russian Federation (The original documents with a notary certified Russian translation is compulsory. The translation is checked by the Russian notary office or consulate of the Russian Federation in the country where the document of education was issued).

  • Proof of acknowledgement of the foreign government’s document pertaining to the level of education and (or) qualifications, issued by the Federal Education and Science Control Service of Russia (in the absence of an international agreement of mutual acceptance of education documents). For a list of such agreements, please, click on the link: https://www.nic.gov.ru/ru/docs/foreign/confirmation)​.

  • A national passport (with a compulsory notary certified Russian translation. The translation is checked by the Russian notary office or consulate of the Russian Federation in the country where the passport was issued), an entry visa, a migration card;

  • A medical certificate.

  • Proof the applicant has tested negative for HIV.

  • Six (6) photos size 3cm x 4cm.

Enrolling for a PhD Program

In order to be admitted to the PhD program foreign applicants need to be in possession of proof of higher education, specialization or a master degree or specialization diploma, or a document from their government stating that the level of education and (or) qualification  is acknowledged in the Russian Federation. (Concerning the requirements for foreign education documents, please, refer to the Main Expert Center of the Federal State Budget Institution’s website https://www.nic.gov.ru/, click on the Acceptance Procedure tab.) Citizens of foreign governments referred by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, are accepted without entrance tests. To stand a chance of being referred by the Ministry of Science and Higher education of the Russian Federation, please contact Rossotrudnichestvo or go to the Russia Study website.

Foreign applicants need to supply ALL of the following documents:

  • An application form (provided by the department and filled in by the foreign applicant on arrival).

  • A bachelor degree or specialization diploma, or document from the foreign government testifying to the level of education and (or) qualifications which are acknowledged in the Russian Federation (The original documents with a notary certified Russian translation is compulsory. The translation is checked by the Russian notary office or consulate of the Russian Federation in the country where the document of education was issued).

  • Proof of acknowledgement of the foreign government’s document pertaining to the level of education and (or) qualifications, issued by the Federal Education and Science Control Service of Russia (in the absence of an international agreement of mutual acceptance of education documents). For a list of such agreements, please, click on the link: https://www.nic.gov.ru/ru/docs/foreign/confirmation)​.

  • A national passport (with a compulsory notary certified Russian translation. The translation is checked by the Russian notary office or consulate of the Russian Federation in the country where the passport was issued), an entry visa, a migration card;

  • A medical certificate.

  • Proof the applicant has tested negative for HIV.

  • Six (6) photos size 3cm x 4cm.

The entry examinations for enrolling for a PhD are in the form of interviews and consist of:

  • A foreign language chosen by the applicant (either English, German or French).
  • The field of study the applicant is enrolling for. (This interview will be conducted in Russian.)

If you are fluent in Russian, you may phone +7 (8672) 53 62 81 or send an email to aspir@nosu-team.ru for further information.

If you are not fluent in Russian, you may phone +7 (8672) 33-33-73 (extension 141, 143, 183) or send an email: po@nosu.ru for further information.