Admission for Foreign Citizens

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 Moscow State University are taught in Russian. To provide the appropriate level of Russian for the entrance exam and the further successful apprehension of the curriculum, we recommend a preparatory course of Russian language at MSU Institute of Russian Language and Culture.

ADMISSION (contract-based studies):

  1. Bachelor studies
  2. Master studies
  3. Specialist studies
  4. Post-graduate studies
  5. Programs in English
  6. Russian language courses:
    Lomonosov Moscow State University Institute of Russian Language and Culture
    The International Russian Language Courses at the Faculty of Philology

Please, make sure (1) to contact faculty representative before your arrival to Moscow and (2) to inform the IRO upon your arrival to Moscow


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