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Last chance to apply for study in Russia
Russkiy Mir Editorial
The number of international students in Russian universities grows continuously. Today 272 thousand foreigners study in Russia. According to the Ministry of Education and Science the quantity of full-time students in Russian colleges and universities will grow up to 710 thousand in 2025.
This year admissions in Russian universities participating in Project 5-100 have started in the end of winter – beginning of spring. At the present time admissions are drawing to a close, and applicants are going through serious entrance exams. Those who want to study in Russia this year can use the last chance to become students of best Russian universities.
Right now foreigners still have chance to apply for a study in Moscow and regional Russian institutions. International applicants, students and graduates are awaited in Kaliningrad, Saint Petersburg, Chelyabinsk, Novosibirsk, Tomsk (both State and Polytechnic universities), Yekaterinburg, Vladivostok and many other cities.
While Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University introduces more than 120 programs for Bachelor and Master degrees and accept documents from June, 20 to July, 15, the State institution in Saint Petersburg ITMO University (with programs in computer and information technology, mechatronics, optics and robotics, also economics and management) accepts documents for Bachelors until July, 10 and for Masters programs until August, 2. Meanwhile, Novosibirsk State University has closed applications' process on July, 10.
If foreign applicant or student want to build the career in Asia-Pacific region, they should look into possibility of study at the scientific-educational and innovative center in Vladivostok - Far Eastern Federal University. Documents for admission are accepted from June, 20 to July, 15.
Number “15” became the magic one this year. Application deadline to the St. Petersburg and Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University both BA and MA programs is July, 15, while registration for pre-university courses is open until August, 15. As the Vice-rector for international activity Dmitry Arsenyev informed, the university aims internationalization of students. The goal for 2018 is to maximize the number of foreign students of SPBSTU. At this time there are 6,000 youngsters from all angles of the world, third part of them came from China.
If you're late, South Ural State University in Chelyabinsk, Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Tomsk State University and Ural Federal University (Yekaterinburg) are accepting applications for a full-time study until August 15, and distance learning programs are ready to wait for applications arrive until September, 15.
Higher School of Economics accepts applications for fee-based BA departments until August 15, MA until July, 15, post-graduate studies – from August, 1 to September, 15. Discounts for all enrolled students are available.
Tomsk State University administration promises culturally stimulating environment. “We are not just one of the best, but we are the most human-centered university in Russia,” emphasized TSU representative.
Meanwhile fee-based BA departments at the Ural Federal University in Yekaterinburg accept applications until August 31; MA – until October 26; post-graduates can apply for studies until October, 1.
Application deadlines are varied but they are pretty generous, comparing to those in Europe, the US or Canada. While famous Novosibirsk State University has closed application deadline for Bachelor's and Master's, its future post-graduates may apply until August, 20, and those who're looking into a distance learning option can wait until September.
Russian medical universities are not lagged behind. One of the oldest universities in the country, the I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University found in 1758, accepts applications until August, 27.
Siberian State Medical University in Tomsk stays open all summer to review applications. Its deadline is August, 25. Moreover, the General Medicine program is available in English language. SibMed has its own medical centers, opening great possibility to practice. “Students from 28 countries, such as India, China, Columbia, Greece study at SibMed,” shared the Rector Olga Kobyakova.
There are many study research resources used by prospective students. There are consulting companies, recruiters, licensed intermediaries, roadshows, educational exhibitions and online tools.
In addition to Russian institutions' websites that have to be checked separately, the Official website of Ministry of Education and Science Study in Russia provides complete guide on how to apply and to choose education program.
The other important source for those who wish to study in our country is information from other foreign alumni and current students who have already experience of living and studying in Russia. Meanwhile, BRICS network university, SCO University, Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities and other big educational projects help local institutions to communicate with future students. Forums, olympiads, summer schools and other forms of educational activities help youth from abroad to discover more about education in Russia, and to choose the matching university.
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