Agency for Cooperation in Education Limited Liability Company, incorporated under the Laws of the Russian Federation (PSRN 1167746561597, TIN/RRC 7704360933/770401001), represented by the Director Fedor Mikhailovich Medvedev, acting under the Charter, hereinafter referred to as the “Operator”, places the present Offer – an official proposal to conclude the services contract for assisting a foreign citizen in applying for training in educational institutions of the Russian Federation.
1. Terms and Definitions
1.1. For the purpose of the present Offer, the terms given below are used in the following meaning:
Offer – the Operator’s proposal, addressed to any individual, to conclude the Agreement on the terms contained in this Offer.
Publication – placement of the text of this Offer at free access on the Internet at russia.study/en/oferta.
Candidate – an individual that accepted the Offer, and according to whose instructions the Operator provides services for assisting a foreign citizen in applying for training in educational institutions of the Russian Federation.
System – information system of recruitment and selection of foreign applicants; the System’s address on the Internet is russia.study.
Services – services, provided by the Operator under the Candidate’s instructions, for assisting a foreign citizen in applying for training in educational institutions of the Russian Federation, as well as related services - registration of insurance, transfers, etc. The list of Operator services, provided for a fee, and the payment procedure can be found here.
The Candidate’s applications for training in educational institutions of the Russian Federation within the quota established by the Government of the Russian Federation are processed by the Operator free of charge.
Service Fee – a fee charged by the Operator for receiving and processing the Candidate’s applications for training in educational institutions of the Russian Federation under a contract for the provision of paid educational services (contractual paid training).
Commission Fee – a fee charged by the Operator for representing the Candidate interest before educational institution and for consulting on admission of the Candidate under the agreement on paid rendering of education services in certain leading educational institution (according to the List of such institutions). The commission fee is charged when the educational organization accepts the Candidate’s application. If the Candidate selects an organization from the List, the System warns the Candidate on the commission fee stipulated for the selection made. Inclusion of such institution in the Application signifies the Candidate’s consent to pay the commission fee when the selected educational institution accepts his/her Application.
Application – the Candidate’s assignment to the Operator generated electronically in the System, which contains information about the Candidate, information about the selected educational program, the list of educational organizations selected by the Candidate, a set of related services.
Offer Acceptance – the full and unconditional consent of the Candidate to the terms of the Offer, recognized by the conclusion of the Agreement, through the Candidate’s registration in the System on the website russia.study.
2. Subject and General Terms
2.1. In accordance with the present Offer the Operator shall provide the Candidate services for assisting a foreign citizen in applying for training in educational institutions of the Russian Federation, and the Candidate shall pay for these services (if relevant).
2.2. The List of services provided by the Operator to the Candidate based on the present Offer is determined by the Candidate by filling in an online Application on the Operator’s website. A unique number is assigned to each Application.
2.3. The Candidate’s confirmation of data entered in the Application form when filling it on the Operator’s website implies a full and unconditional acceptance of the present Offer.
2.4. The Candidate’s application for education in the Russian Federation at the expense of the federal budget allocations of the Russian Federation within the quota established by the Government of the Russian Federation is passed by the Operator to the Federal Agency on the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) or diplomatic mission of the Russian Federation (for the countries in which the selection of foreign citizen to study in the Russian Federation within the quota established by the Government of the Russian Federation is carried out by diplomatic missions of the Russian Federation).
The Operator does not make decisions on the Candidate’s acceptance in the Russian educational institutions, does not organize qualifying events and is not responsible for the results of the consideration/abandonment of the Candidate’s application by executive bodies and educational institutions.
2.5. The Candidate’s application for education under contracts on paid rendering of education services is transferred by the Operator to the educational institutions selected by the Candidate when filling in the Application.
3. Timeline for Provision of Services
3.1. The Operator starts providing services no later than one (1) business day either from the date of the Candidate’s transfer of the Application in the System for verification or from the date of the Operator’s receipt of the service fee, when the Application is processed by the Operator for a fee. The Application’s compliance time limit includes the amount of orders and services selected by the Candidate.
4. Price and Payment Procedure
4.1. After verification of the Application by the Operator’s expert, the Operator issues an invoice for services payment, which shall be paid by the Candidate not later than 10 calendar days. If the invoice is not paid within the prescribed period, the Candidate’s application will be canceled.
4.2. The cost of paid services of the Operator is determined in accordance with the number and range of services selected by the Candidate when filling the Application form. Information on the Operator’s scale of fees is available to the Candidate here.
4.3. If the Candidate selects the payment method, in which the payer is charged with commission of the bank or payment system, the Candidate shall make the payment in such a way that the Operator receives the service and/or commission fee in full.
4.4. After invoice payment and the Candidate’s application transfer for consideration by the educational organization, the Candidate shall not be entitled to refuse the receipt of services upon the paid Application. The funds received by the Operator are non-refundable.
5. Service Terms and Conditions
5.1. The Contractor undertakes to inform the Candidate about the course of providing services to his/her Application. The Candidate has the opportunity to monitor the progress of the Application in the System at any time.
5.2. The List of services provided by the Operator is available to the Candidate when logging in to his/her account.
5.3. When the Operator receives the Candidate’s application acceptance, he sends the original of the specified document to the address indicated by the Candidate in the Application form. The Operator tells the Candidate the ID number of postal item and date of dispatch. The Operator is not responsible for the Candidate’s non-receipt of the document due to his/her fault: the Candidate’s absence at the specified address, the Candidate’s mistake when filling out the recipient address, etc.
5.4. In the course of rendering services under this contract, the Operator is guided by the Candidate’s interests.
5.5. The Candidate undertakes to provide the Operator with all the necessary information and documents, including personal data, for rendering services.
5.6. When filling in the Application, the Candidate instructs the Operator to represent his/her interests before the third parties, including the selected educational organization, Rossotrudnichestvo, etc.
5.7. The Candidate agrees to the processing of his/her personal data in order to implement the provision of services by the Operator for the entire duration of the Application and within 4 years from the date of closing of the Application, in accordance with the statutory requirements of the Russian Federation.
5.8. The Candidate assures the Operator that the ordered services will not be used for illegal purposes, against the interests of any citizens, states, governments, officials, organizations and world order in general. The order for rendering services under the present Offer is not related to the Candidate’s legalization of funds obtained by criminal means.
6.1. The terms of the present Offer are governed by the laws of the Russian Federation and international rules.
6.2. The Operator reserves the right to modify the Offer’s terms and/or withdraw the Offer at any time at his discretion. In the event of changes in the Offer made by the Operator, such changes will become effective upon posting of the modified text of the Offer on the Operator’s website, if no other effective date of changes is defined.
Last modified on February 16, 2017.