Lomonosov Moscow State University

Admission requirements

Information for applicants

If you want to study Russian please contact us.

If you are fluent in Russian please contact the administration to apply. Please refer to the list of the faculties  in the part "Tuition and other Expenses" of this site. Deadline for those applying to preparatory Russian course and basic faculties for Bachelour and Master studies is 1st of July, . Short Russian language courses and PhD studies have no deadline and may start any time. If you have any questions, please, don't hesitate to contact us.

Studies. Academic year at MSU lasts from September till June and includes two semesters: Fall semester (01.09-24.01) and Spring semester (07.02-30.06). Duration of studies is as follow: BSc/BA - 8 semesters; MSc/MA - 4 semesters; Specialist - 10 semesters; PhD - 6 semesters. All classes are held in Russian. So to be admitted to the regular course at a faculty you should pass the test of proficiency in Russian language or take one-year preparatory course at the University's Center for International Education (CIE).