Why Russia? There are around 1750000 international students studying in Russia each year it is our most sincere wish that every student experiences the country at its best. Russia has a long-standing tradition in high-quality education for all citizens. Russia has one of the best education systems in the world producing a literacy rate (98%) exceeding most European countries and USA.


A real Affordable Education in a European life standard!

More than 600 worldwide accredited Russian universities!

There are no IELTS nor TOEFL entry requirements!

Tuition Fees in Russia

In Russia, education is very affordable. Tuition fees in Public universities range from $2000 to $4000 for an academic year including the language training programme. These fees may vary depending on your program. For instance, tuition fees for courses like medicine, engineering, design are usually higher than other programs and ranges from $3500-$5000 per academic year. Also, tuition fees for programs taught in English language, are higher than the ones in Russian medium.

Preparatory in Russia - Study Russian in Russia

Pre-course training

All international students may undergo pre-course training. Since courses are taught in russian language and some in english, it is expected that all international students applying to study in russia undergo pre-course training. This is usually carried out in the first academic year of admission. Students who are successful are permitted to continue their study. However, to study in russia, a student requires approximately from $3500-$4000 annually, for tuition, food, accomodation etc.

Work in Russia

Those who do not need a work permit include legal residents (who have the same right as Russian residents), students and teachers invited by academic institutions. You need to consider two factors:


You’ll need to have a good knowledge of Russian, especially outside of international companies and organisations most people speak only Russian.



You may need to have your educational and professional certifications translated into Russian by official translators, plus recognised and validated in a process called nostrification.

Finding Jobs in Russia

Where can you work?

Major industries:

oil, natural gas, metals (particularly steel) and timber. Other large industries include manufacturing, defence, electronics, IT outsourcing, mobile technology, banking and the service sector.

Industries in decline:

traditional farming and textiles.

Shortage occupations:

transport, construction, IT, engineering and teaching.

Major companies: Gazprom, Rosneft, LukOil, Surgutneftegas, Novatek (all oil and gas operations), Sberbank and VTB Banks (regional banks), Transneft (oil services and equipment), Sistema (telecommunications), Norilsk Nickel (diversified metals and mining).

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