Application Requirements


Application to Bachelor’s degree programs

Educational background required: High School Diploma

Language skills required: Russian Intermediate B1

Documents required:

  • High School Diploma (original and notarized Russian translation, including academic transcripts)
  • Passport (copy and notarized Russian translation)
  • Certificate of Recognition of foreign qualifications *
  • Health insurance valid in Russia
  • Certificate of Medical Examination, including HIV Blood Test
  • 6 photos (3x4 cm) 

Application to Master’s degree programs 

Educational background required: High School Diploma

Language skills required: Russian Intermediate B1

Documents required:

  • Bachelor's Degree Diploma (original and notarized Russian translation, including academic transcripts)
  • Passport (copy and notarized Russian translation)
  • Certificate of Recognition of foreign qualifications *
  • Health insurance valid in Russia
  • Certificate of Medical Examination, including HIV Blood Test
  • 6 photos (3x4 cm) 

How to apply for the RSSU Mobility Program?

Step 1. Please verify here if your University is listed among RSSU International Partners.*

* If your home university is not listed among RSSU partners please contact us directly via DIA@rgsu.net

Step 2. Contact your local Office of International Affairs and submit your application to participate in RSSU Mobility Program for Fall Semester 2016/2017.


How to apply for the government scholarship?

It is very easy to apply for the Russian state scholarship to pursue undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate degree in Russia. Just follow 5 steps:

1. Sign up and submit an application form online at russia.study
2. Upload your scanned documents (list of documents required)
3. Pass a selection in your country
4. Choose up to 6 universities and wait till your application is approved
5. Get your visa and arrive to Russia to study from 2016/2017 academic year!

Please note: foreign applicants with insufficient knowledge of the Russian language will be entitled to study at pre-university Russian language courses for the period of 1 year. Preparatory Faculty for International Students in Russian State Social University provides foreign applicants with a preparatory course: Russian as a Foreign Language from beginner (A1) to intermediate level (B1). 


Interested in participating in the scholarship program but still have some questions or doubts? We are here to help!