Prospective students


General information

The academic year at MSU starts in September and ends in June (01.09-30.06).

All faculties provide full-time studies for BS, MS and Specialist programs. Post-graduate studies can be full-time or part-time.

Most programs at the Moscow State University are taught in Russian.

You can take a preparatory course of Russian language at MSU Institute of Russian Language and Culture.

There are several ways to apply:

  • on general base (same rules as for Russian students — passing Russian State Exam (ЕГЭ), following the general rules on,
  • receiving a compatriot status (verification of the compatriot status is necessary, same rules as on the general base would be applied),
  • contract-based studies.

ADMISSION (contract-based studies):

  1. Bachelor studies
  2. Master studies
  3. Specialist studies
  4. Post-graduate studies
  5. Courses

Please, be sure to contact Your Faculty before arrival and inform them when You arrive!

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