Leading Russian Universities Open Doors for International Students

Subject Areas

Participants can choose from four subject areas: Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Economics. Each area includes several tracks – Nuclear Physics, Biotechnology or Material Science for Physics; Economics, Management and Finance for Economics, etc.

It’s possible to apply for several subject areas at the same time. Winners will be accepted without entrance exams before the general admissions process and start their education in the academic year 2018/2019.

Winners can choose a program taught in Russian or English. In case the programs they are interested in are taught in Russian only, the winning student can start with a 1-year intensive foundation course of Russian as a foreign language.

Stages of the Competition

  • Qualifying round: portfolio contest

December 1-31, 2017 

Participation is open to everyone

Registration opens on November 15th! Portfolios can be uploaded starting on December 1.

  • Final round: online test

January 25 – February 5, 2018

Participation is open to winners of the portfolio contest.