Russian universities

A complete list of most popular Russian universites

Sprawling across two continents and spanning an incredible nine time zones (having cut down from 11 in 2010), Russia is the largest country in the world by far. Within its vast boundaries lie some of the planet’s most luxurious palaces, extensive plateaus, highest mountains, coldest cities, strongest spirits, best ballet companies, and largest collections of stacking dolls. In terms of culture, literature is one of the country’s most notable displays; Russian authors such as Tolstoy, Bulgakov, Dostoyevsky and Nabokov are celebrated worldwide for creating some of the greatest works of the 19th and 20th centuries.

One of the fast-growing economies in the world, alongside the other BRICS countries, Russia is keen to internationalize its higher education system, and is investing in developing its universities and extending support for international applicants.

A total of 97 Russian universities feature in the QS University Rankings: BRICS 2015, a ranking of the best-performing universities in the major emerging economies of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa). Read on for an overview of the top 10 universities in Russia this year, with information about each institution, its international rank and its strongest subject areas.


Am I entitled to training at Russian institute/university?

We do accept all students who have their secondary school certificates and a valid international passport.

What is the duration of education in Russia?

Duration of education in Russia is vary, however, for undergraduates programmes is from 3 up to 6 academic years, depends on your specialisation/course.

Does the student have to give any entrance examination prior to joining Universities of Russia?

Some universities require entrance examination, where some other universities does not require entry exam.

Is it required to learn Russian language?

No. You can study in English medium. Note, in this case you will not be eligible to apply for scholarship when studying in different language.

What is the VISA procedure to study in Russia?

Study in Russia assist all foreign students in preparation of the required documents of Russian embassy during visa process.

Can I apply for the Work Permit after completion of the program?

Yes. You can apply for work permit after graduating from Russian university.