Budget-subsidized

Quota of the Government of the Russian Federation

It is necessary to indicate the following:

  • personal data (first and last names, date of birth, country of residence, e-mail address and current contact phone number);
  • academic discipline, subject or field of study (the choice is available before passing the sample tests);
  • your educational level;
  • your level of Russian language proficiency.

You can choose up to 6 higher educational institutions of the Russian Federation in which you want to study.

In order to increase your chances of becoming our students, choose MEPhI as the first university at this priority list!

 In addition, you will need:

  • a copy of your passport (valid for at least 18 months from the date of your expected arrival in Russia);
  • copies of educational documents (academic certificates).

To the Rossotrudnichestvo office or the Russian embassy in your country of residence

Based on the results of entrance examinations, Rossotrudnichestvo officers or the Russian embassy officials form a list of candidates for training in the Russian Federation.

The information on the results of entrance examinations and the full list of documents can be published on the official website of the Rossotrudnichestvo office or the Russian embassy or can be sent to candidates.

   Applicants will receive a registration number by e-mail to access the Russia-edu.ru information system in order to be able to track the status of their application

The representative of the Rossotrudnichestvo office or the Russian embassy in your country of residence will provide further information on the following procedures

Useful links: https://future-in-russia.com/ http://studyinrussia.ru/  http://russia.edu.ru/

MEPhI Admission Commission

There is an opportunity to be enrolled to MEPhI on an equal basis with citizens of the Russian Federation for the following individuals:

  • citizens of the Republic of Belarus, the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic and the Republic of Tajikistan
  • citizens of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Uzbekistan, Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova, Turkmenistan, the Republic of Georgia, permanently residing in the territory of Russia
  • Compatriots living abroad*

 

in accordance with the Agreement on Granting Equal Rights to Citizens of the States Parties to the Treaty on Deepening Integration in the Economic and Humanitarian Spheres of March 29, 1996 for admission to educational institutions, approved by the Government Russian Federation dated June 22, 1999 No. 662

having a residence permit in the Russian Federation) (in accordance with the Agreement on Cooperation in the Field of Education dated May 15, 1992, the Agreement between the Government The Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of Georgia on cooperation in the field of culture, science and education of February 2, 1994 and other international treaties of the Russian Federation

participants in the State Program for Assisting the Voluntary Resettlement of Compatriots Living Abroad, approved by the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation of June 22, 2006 No. 637 (based on the certificate of a participant in the said State Program);

compatriots abroad in accordance with the requirements of Art. 17 of the Federal Law of May 24, 1999 No. 99-FZ "On the state policy of the Russian Federation in relation to compatriots abroad", subject to the submission of documents or other evidence established by law

* Compatriots living abroad include:

  • citizens of Russia who permanently reside outside Russia;
  • persons and their descendants living outside the territory of Russia and belonging to the peoples historically residing in the territory of Russia;
  • persons who have made a free choice in favor of spiritual, cultural and legal ties with Russia and whose relatives in a direct ascending line previously lived in the territory of Russia, including:
  • persons who were citizens of the USSR, residing in the states that were part of the USSR, who received the citizenship of these states or became stateless persons;
  • immigrants (emigrants) from the Russian state, the Russian republic, the RSFSR, the USSR and Russia, who had the appropriate citizenship and became citizens of a foreign state, or who have a residence permit or become stateless persons.

MEPhI admission terms

June 15

Start of a admission campaign for bachelor and specialist programs (acceptance of documents)

July 16

End of document acceptance for bachelor and specialist programs (additional admission examinations for creative and (or) professional majors (field of study) + other MEPhI admissions tests)

July 23

End of document acceptance (without admission examinations)

July 25

End of MEPhI admission examinations

July 27

Publication of lists of applicants on the official website and information stands

July 28

End of acceptance of enrollment consents (admission at the priority stage - without admission examinations or within quotas)

July 30

Issuance of enrollment orders (admission at the priority stage)

August 03

End of acceptance of enrollment consents (admission at the principal stage)

August 03

Issuance of enrollment orders (admission at the principal stage)

Olympiads

Today, many Olympiads are organized in Russia, in which everyone has the right to take part free of charge. Mostly the right to enter any Russian university is given only by a victory in the All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren and Olympiads of I, II and III levels, which are included in the list of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia.

Successful results of participation in the Olympiad (the status of a prize-winner or winner) gives an applicant the opportunity to either be enrolled in a university without an admission examinations, or count them as the maximum score for the Unified State Exam in the major subject of the Olympiad. The type of privilege directly depends on the level of the Olympiad and the status of the participant (prize-winner or winner). Each Russian university has the right to decide for itself which benefit to provide.

All-Russian Olympiad for schoolchildren

Organizers: the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia. 

Participants: Russian and  international schoolchildren studying in Russian organizations of secondary general education.

Benefits: The winners and prize-winners of the All-Russian Olympiad finals are enrolled without entrance examinations.

Rosatom Subject Olympiad in Physics and Mathematics for schoolchildren

Organizers: MEPhI and the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.

Participants: Students of 7-11 forms (grades) who are mastering general (basic and secondary) education in Russia and foreign countries. It is a multilevel Olympiad: I level (physics), II level (mathematics).

Benefits: The winners of the final (full-time) round can count on benefits for admission to Russian universities.

Joint Interuniversity Mathematical Olympiad for Schoolchildren

Organizers: a group of universities, including RUDN University, National Research Nuclear University MEPhI, St. Petersburg State Electrotechnical University, the Far Eastern Federal University, the Ural Federal University named after the first President of Russia B.N. Yeltsin and others.

Participants: Students of the 11th grade who are mastering general (basic and secondary) education in Russia and foreign countries.

Benefits: Winners can count on benefits when entering Russian universities.

Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project by Association “Global Universities”

   

OPEN DOORS Olympiad is your chance for early admission to a tuition-free Master’s or Ph.D. program at one of the leading universities in Russia!

PARTICIPATE

 

Organizers: Association of leading Russian universities “Global Universities”

Participants: Foreign citizens, stateless persons, and compatriots living abroad who have held Bachelor’s degree or above or graduating in 2021 

The winners of the Olympiad holding Bachelor’s degree or completing the corresponding degree program in 2021 are eligible to enroll in one of the Master’s program covered by the Olympiad subject areas without paying a tuition fee. The winners choose an educational program taught in English or in Russian that is applicable for foreign students.

The winners of the Olympiad holding Master’s degree or equivalent, or completing the corresponding degree program in 2021 are eligible to enroll in one of the Ph.D. programs covered by the Olympiad subject areas without paying a tuition fee. The winners choose an educational program taught in English or in Russian that is applicable for foreign students.

The prize-winners can get the same right for enrollment without paying a tuition fee if some winners do not submit the necessary documents for admission or quit application for any reason.

As well, the winners and prize-winners can receive other privileges and facilities by the decision of the universities - organizers of the Olympiad.

All rounds of the Olympiad are held in the distant format in Russian and English (at the choice of the participant). You can take part in the Olympiad from any part of the planet.

TIMELINE OF THE OLYMPIAD

Sep 15 – Dec 10, 2020

The first (qualifying) round – registration and uploading the portfolios

Dec 11 – 20, 2020

Evaluation of the participants' portfolios

Dec 25, 2020

Announcement of the results of the first (qualifying) round

Dec 26, 2020 –

Jan 10, 2021

Registration of the second round participants

Jan 11 – 30, 2021

The second round – completing the tasks

Jan 11 – Feb 02, 2021

Evaluation of the participants’ tasks

Feb 10, 2021

Announcement of the results of the second round

Feb 11 – 18, 2021

Appeal

Feb 21, 2021

Announcement of the winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad (Master level)

Feb. 23 – 28, 2021

Registration of the third round participants

Mar 01 – 19, 2021

The third round – interview with a potential Ph.D. supervisor

Mar. 23, 2021

Announcement of the results of the third round (Ph.D. level)