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Educational programs for foreign citizens who would like to enter postgraduate course

Who can be interested in this?

Would you like to pursue science? Do you plan to enter a PhD programme at Lomonosov Moscow State University or other Russian universities?

We invite you to take educational programmes at the Institute of Russian Language and Culture Lomonosov Moscow State University which will help you to prepare for the entrance examinations for postgraduate studies and new stage of your academic career.

You will have interesting classes in small groups in:

  • Russian;
  • Russian for Scientific Purposes;
  • Philosophy.

Over the years, we have developed a unique methodology of teaching and teaching technologies which are applied during the course.


During your studies, you are provided with renewal of registration and issuing of multiple-entry visa.

Who can study?

Foreign citizens graduated from the pre-university course at IRLC MSU and from master’s programs of the main MSU faculties.

The duration and cost of the program

Educational programs are implemented during several periods.

  • The first period takes place from July 1 to August 25, 2024 (8 weeks, 160 hours).
    Tuition fee: 11 025 CNY.
  • The second period is planned from September 1 to October 27, 2024 (8 weeks, 144 hours).
    Tuition fee: 8125 CNY.

A payment is made in Russian roubles, at the rate of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation at the time of payment.

You can choose either the first period of study or the second. It is also possible to study during both periods at will.

How can I sign up for the program?

Fill in the application form on the website of the Institute of Russian Language and Culture Lomonosov Moscow State University, following the link: the section  ‘Additional information’ type ‘Postgraduate study’. Our specialists will keep in touch with you as soon as possible. 

Do you still have any questions?

Contact us: +7 499

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