Set of Documents Required to Apply for Russian Government Scholarship

  •  An application form for an educational programme. The application is filled in the Personal Account created at abiturient.spbu.ru           
  • An application form for education in Russian Federation at the expense of the Federal funds of RF within the quota. Applicants must sign the application and enclose a photograph. Click on the link  to download the application form
  • An educational certificate/diploma (or its notarized copy) and its transcript (if applicable).
    Some educational certificates will have to undergo legalisation to be recognised in the Russian Federation (requires a recognition certificate or a qualifications equivalence certificate). Study details for Recognition of foreign educational credentials.
  • A copy of an identity document

CIS citizens are required to submit a copy of the birth certificate and its Russian translation.

Please note that your passport should have validity of minimum 18 months at the time your studies at SPbU begin. If you fail to comply, your Russian visa application will be rejected.

  • A certificate on absence of any medical contraindication to study in the Russian Federation
  •  HIV/AIDS negative certificate
  • A motivation letter
  • An essay

Essay topics:

Requirements for content, structure, and assessment criteria for the documents you submit you can find here 

If you are applying for an educational programme taught in English, an essay and a motivation letter are written in English.                                                                

  • 4 (four) photographs 3х4 cm. Photographs must be taken in 2017.          

All the documents issued in a foreign language must be translated into Russian.

 

Set of Documents Required to Apply on Fee-Paying basis

  •  An educational certificate/diploma (or its notarised copy) and its transcript (if available).

Some educational certificates will have to undergo legalisation to be recognised in the Russian Federation (requires a recognition certificate or a qualifications equivalence certificate). Study details for .

  • A copy of an identity document

Please note that your passport should have validity of minimum 18 months at the time your studies at SPbU begin. If you fail to comply, your Russian visa application will be rejected.

  • 4 (four) photographs 3х4 cm. Photographs must be taken in 2017.

 

If you decide to submit application documents to the International Admissions Office in person, remember to provide the following migration documents:

  • A copy of the entry visa to the Russian Federation (if available);
  • A copy of the migration card;
  • A signed copy of ‘Stay Regulations for Foreign Citizens in Russian Federation’;

For more details about the migration documents please click on the .

Visa Support

All the documents issued in a foreign language must be translated into Russian.

To get an invitation for a Russian visa, contact the SPbU International Admissions Office in advance. Note that visa processing time is 40 days.                                  

Apart from the basic set of required documents, applicants to doctoral programmes are required to submit:                                                                                   

  • An overview of prospective research;
  •  Copies of research papers published in sources relevant to the field of research or copies of works prepared for publication in sources relevant to the field of research;
  • A CV containing information on academic (professional) training, research and achievements, professional experience, etc.;
  • Abstracts from a graduation project.

Requirements for content, structure, and assessment criteria for the documents you submit you can find here.

Contacts

International Admissions Office
Location: Universitetskaya Emb., 13B, St Petersburg 199034, Russia
Phone: 007 812 328 32 91
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