For citizens of non-CIS countries:
Foreign citizens and stateless persons have the right to obtain higher education at the expense of budget allocations in accordance with quota for education for foreign citizens and stateless persons established by the Russian Federation government, as well as at the expense of individuals and legal entities in accordance with commercial education services contracts.
In accordance with the Russian Federation Government Decree #891 dated 08.10.2013 “On establishing quotas for education of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation”, the order of selection of foreign citizens for 2017 was approved by the Russian Federation Ministry of Education Order #844 dated 28.07.2014. Admission of foreign citizens enrolling within the quota is carried out without entrance examinations.
Other citizens can be enrolled on a fee-paying basis and they need to pass entrance examinations (in Russian).
Bachelor’s and Specialist Degree programs
On admission to bachelor’s and specialist degree programs it is required to pass two general entrance examinations that are of highest property for the respective educational program in accordance with Annex of Admission Regulations. A foreign citizen chooses entrance examination type independently: Unified State Exam and/or entrance exams conducted by NEFU independently. A minimum score corresponds to the minimum score on specified general subjects.
|Enrollee category||starting date||deadline|
|Admission for study on a fee-paying basis (intramural form of study)|
|— persons enrolling based on the results of entrance examinations conducted by NEFU independently||June 19||July 10|
|— persons enrolling based on the results of Unified State Exams||June 19||August 11|
|Admission for study on a fee-paying basis (extramural form of study)|
|— persons enrolling based on the results of entrance examinations conducted by NEFU independently||June 19||September 15|
|— persons enrolling based on the results of Unified State Exams||June 19||September 22|
Master’s degree programs
A list and form of entrance examinations are defined in Annex of the Admission Regulations, i.e. foreign citizens are enrolled under the same conditions as Russian citizens.
Application deadline for master’s degree programs:
- admission for intramural and intra-extramural form of study: June 19 – July 20. Entrance examinations are held in the period between 21 July and July 30.
- Admission for extramural form: 19 June – 8 September. Entrance examinations begin on 11 September and end 12 days before the beginning of the school year.
|Application for admission (standard form)||The application is written in Russian|
|Copies of academic documents:
For Bachelor and Specialist Programs: a hard copy of nationally recognized academic document on secondary education or vocational secondary education (or its certified copy); a hard copy (or certified copy) of legalized (if necessary) academic document issued by a foreign country as well as official transcripts (if any), which is recognized in the Russian Federation or together with official certificate of recognition of the foreign education in the territory if the Russian Federation (if necessary);
For Master Programs: a hard copy of Bachelor or Specialist Diploma (or its certified copy); a hard copy (or certified copy) of legalized (if necessary) academic document issued by a foreign country as well as official transcripts (if any), which is recognized in the Russian Federation or together with official certificate of recognition of the foreign educational in the territory if the Russian Federation (if necessary);
|More about procedure of recognition of the foreign academic documents: National Information Center “Glavexpertcenter”|
|Certified translation into Russian of foreign academic documents and official transcripts||The translation should be notarized|
|Copy of the passport or other official ID of a foreign citizen or a person without citizenship according to article 10 of the Federal Law dated July 25, 2002 No. 115-FZ “On the Legal Status of Foreign Citizens in the Russian Federation” and its certified translation into Russian|
|If admission is carried out in accordance with article 17 of the Federal Law No. 99-FZ or the State Program, compatriots should also submit hard copies or copies of documents or other evidences of:a) citizenship of the USSR or lack of citizenship at the time of application — for persons who were citizens of the Soviet Union;b) living on the territory of Russian State, the Russian Republic, the RSFSR, the Soviet Union or the Russian Federation in the past and the relevant citizenship upon departure from that territory and citizenship or lack of citizenship at the time of application — for immigrants;c) lineal relationship with referred persons — for the descendants of compatriots;
d) living abroad — for all mentioned above persons.
|A copy of the medical report certifying the absence of medical contraindications to study in the Russian Federation, as well as its certified translation into Russian (is necessary)||The medical report should be issued by the official authority of the country of residence|
|A copy of the medical report certifying the absence of HIV and AIDS as well as its certified translation into Russian||The medical report should be issued by the official authority of the country of residence|
|2 photos (3×4 cm.)||Photos should be taken in the current calendar year|
|Other documents||(submitted at the discretion of the applicant)|