Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

Prepare your documents and submit your application. Please follow this link to complete and send in the application form.

 Basic general conditions for foreign applicants:

  • Prospective undergraduate students are expected to submit their high-school or equivalent education certificates translated into Russian and officially legalized. If you are applying for the preparatory department, there is no need to translate your education certificate in your home country in advance: the university will help you do this in Russia.
  • Prospective graduate students are expected to submit their Bachelor’s degree or equivalent level education certificates translated into Russian and officially notarized (apostille) and legalized.
  • Prospective postgraduate students are expected to submit their Master’s degree or equivalent level education certificates translated into Russian and officially legalized.

Admission to regular tuition-fee positions of Mining University for the 2020-2021 academic year starts on June 20. 

All Mining University undergraduate and graduate programs are taught in Russian, so you may want to improve on your Russian language skills. Mining University offers a special intensive 9-month Russian course aimed at equipping international students with all the skills needed for studying at a Russian university. Program graduates receive certificates required for entering Mining University or other Russian higher education institutions.

Most undergraduate programs require passing a Russian language test in addition to a Math test. The exception is the program "Architecture" - it also requires passing a Drawing test. 

All the graduate programs require passing a Special discipline test, which depends on a choosed program.

Check the application deadlines: make sure you submit the documents in time to be able to receive visa invitation and apply for student visa.

To enter the Russian Federation all international applicants are required to have the official visa stamp in their passports. Citizens of some countries do not need visa to enter the Russian Federation, but the duration of their stay in Russia might be limited. Please contact the Russian Embassy (Consulate) in your home country to check the visa requirements.

If you do need to get a Russian student visa at a Russian Embassy in your home country, Mining University provides all successful applicants with an official Invitation Letter you will need to apply for a student visa. The electronic invitation will be sent to the e-mail you indicated in the application form. Please print it out and submit to the Russian Embassy (Consulate).

This Invitation Letter entitles you to a 90-days entry visa to be issued by the Russian Embassy or Consulate in your home country. You will be able to extend your visa to cover the whole period of your undergraduate program after you’ve signed a study contract with Mining University.