Pre-university Foundation Program


Would you like to study at a Russian university? Take your first step with the Pre-University Foundation Program of Petrozavodsk State University. At PetrSU you can start or continue learning the Russian language and study specific subjects in different areas in order to prepare for studying on Bachelor’s, Specialist’s or Master's degree programs at PetrSU or any other Russian university.

Specialization of the programs:

  • biomedical
  • engineering and technologies
  • humanities
  • economics
  • natural sciences

Period of training: 1 academic year (October – June), 2 semesters

  • The 1st semester includes the Russian language classes only (every day, from Monday till Friday).
  • In the 2nd semester in addition to the classes of Russian you will have some classes referred to your future field of study (depending on the chosen full-degree program specialization).
  • An exact timetable is set every academic year by the beginning of October.

After you complete the program, you can apply for PetrSU BA, MA and Specialist’s programs.

The Program is paid for by the students. The total cost of the Preparatory program is 130 000 RUB, accommodation at the dormitory is 300 - 600 RUB per month.

Health insurance is provided by the University and costs 2800 RUB per year (depending on the coverage).

The tuition fee can be covered by the scholarship provided for the foreigners by the Government of the Russian Federation

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Last updated: 20.07.2022