How to apply in Russian Universities? The Complete Admission Process to Study in Russia.
Admission process in Russia is based on many steps. So before perusing to study in Russia, you should know well about the admission process for international students.
International students can continue their studies on paid academic programs on study or educational contracts with the university. And the other options are Russian state scholarships or funded programs.
Here we are presenting you the step by step guidance, for your admissions process to Russia.
Select your Program for Study in Russia
First you need to explore your options in Russia. There are hundreds of higher education institutes offering Medical, Engineering, Arts, Culture, History, Law, Management and lot more. So need to check the best suited option as per your interests.
Filling the Application Forms
After selecting the right faculty and university for you, the main admission process starts by filling the application of universities. You need to check the admission office of the universities for international applications.
If you want state funded and privately sponsored programs, then you need to send their scholarship application as well.
International students have equal rights of admission in Russia. But it is always advisable to apply in multiple universities at the time of admission. As you may get rejections on academic grounds from one or another.
Your international Identity, i.e. your valid passport, foreign documents of education along with the original documents of secondary school certificates (or diplomas), personal statement recommendation letters, pictures, university form and CV providing all the relevant information.
For Masters or Specialist degrees; you need to send your original bachelor’s degree to the university. A subject specific research statement is also required for post graduate study in Russia.
All of your educational credentials are needed with Russian translations.
Russian Visa Assistance
Next step is the visa application. After you get you admission confirmed, you need legal permission to come to Russia. You need to file a student visa application at Russian Embassy of your country for this.
- Get your study visa invitation from Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
- Get yourself HIV tested. (Only the negative ones are accepted)
- Fill the visa application form.
- Submit the visa form (Check the visa checklist from your nearby Russian embassies), valid passport, educational documents, visa Invite and university voucher ( of paid fee)
- Get your visa stamped in about 10- 15 days to study in Russia.