Fees and costs
Review of main expenditure, which helps to prepare for travel and plan your budget correctly
Education in Russia guarantees competitive positions on the international labour market and gives the chance to remain in the country to be engaged in research and scientific activities or to find job.
We prepared the overview of the main expense items for you to be prepared for a trip and to plan the budget correct.
Application and education fees
Application fee is 9 000 rubles (about $150). This amount is paid through a personal account on russia.study as a part of the procedure of application for contract. For a few top universities additional commission fee is charged.
Applications for state scholarships (quota) are processed free of charge.
Education in Russia costs by 5-7 times cheaper, than in Europe and the USA: the cost varies from $500 to $6 000 per year.
|Bachelor's degree||Masters degree|
|The average cost of education on programs for a bachelor’s degree is $2 000 per year||The average cost of education on programs for a master’s degree is $2 500 per year|
Transfer and residence cost
For safety and incident free arrival to the country and to reaching the destination point, our team will organize a transfer for foreign students to the place of study/accommodation. The service will cost 12 000 rubles (about $200). The transfer can be ordered and paid on our website when filling the education request.
The average budget of the Russian student on accommodation constitutes 35 000 rubles per month (about $600). Of course, the budget will depend on the place of residence and manner of life.
Every foreign student in Russia must have health insurance. It is better to receive health insurance before arrival to the country to be secure from troubles. The cost of an insurance constitutes from 3 500 rubles. To 12 000 rubles depending on a set of services and the cost of a covering (approximately from $60 to $200).
List of Study Guides and Student Handbooks
All the necessary materials for studying are given in library of university so you will not have to buy anything.