Foundation Program

Planning to attend a Russian University?

This Special Foundation Program by ITMO University International Students Learning and Support Center will help you integrate smoothly into the Russian Education System.

This program provides students who have little or no knowledge of the Russian language with the necessary skills to enter into Russian-taught Bachelor and Master's Programs.

Over a period of 10 months, students will receive an intensive Russian language course designed to achieve the proficiency required to study in Russian-taught academic programs and specific technical subjects depending on the field they intend to pursue a degree in.

Graduates of the Foundation Program will receive certificates required for entering ITMO University or other Russian Universities.

Benefits of the Program

  • Intensive Russian language course combines a variety of teaching methods to improve students’ speaking, writing, and reading skills for academic studies and professional development
  • Better understanding of Russia, Russians and Russian Culture
  • More opportunities to expand your career horizons
  • Networking with  Russian and international students
  • More chances to travel within the host country and the region

Curriculum

  • Intensive Russian Language for Beginners Course;
  • Technical Sciences Preparatory Course (Mathematics, Physics, Informatics, Chemistry).

Important Dates

  • Application deadline: September 1, 2017
  • Classes start: October 1, 2017
  • Duration: 10 months (till July 31, 2018)

How to apply?

  • By international agreements between the Russian Federation and your country. For application details, please, contact the Ministry of Education of your country or Office of Rossotrudnichestvo
  • On the basis of individual contract with ITMO University

For application details, please, contact ITMO University's International Students Learning and Support Center of ITMO University.

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