Baikal State University

International Students

Admission and Studying

Pre-university Course

Dear applicant!

Baikal State University gives you an opportunity to take up Russian as a foreign language and profession-oriented courses to acquire necessary Russian language skills and knowledge in the selected academic areas.

Then you can successfully continue higher education according to chosen program and necessary degree.

The International Faculty of BSU (adress: office 204, Bld. 10, Krasnoarmeiskaya St.6) offers preparatory courses for prospective Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students.

Russian as a foreign language course aimed at:
Preparing foreign students for training

at the definite faculties and institutes of the BSU

Including both linguistic and subject training

of foreign citizens in the necessary disciplines of their future specialization

Introduction by the highly professional teaching staff of the faculty variation learning model of lessons

that are also focused on the needs and interests of the student

Programs and terms

Education programs Duration of Study Terms Cost
Russian as a foreign language 4 months (14 weeks) 01.09.2022 - 30.12.2022 34 000 ₽
6 months (18 weeks) 09.01.2023 - 30.06.2023 51 000 ₽
1 academic year and 6 months (3 semesters) 01.09.2022 - 28.02.2024 136 000 ₽
2 academic years (4 semesters) 09.01.2023 - 30.06.2024 170 000 ₽
Russian as a foreign language
for exchange students
1 academic year (10 months) 01.09.2022 - 30.06.2023 95 000 ₽
Preparatory education
(Culture study)
1 academic year (10 months) 01.09.2022 - 30.06.2023 95 000 ₽
Preparatory education
1 academic year (10 months) 01.09.2022 - 30.06.2023 95 000 ₽
Preparatory education
1 academic year (10 months) 01.09.2022 - 30.06.2023 95 000 ₽

Tuition fee: 95,000 per academic year. The cost of training is calculated monthly according to the training period in the contract, based on 10 months of the academic year.

In case of successful course completion students get:
  • State certificate
  • Reference of the study period (for those students who do not have final assessment)

Documents for Enrollment

  • original document on previous education (school certificate of full secondary education, Bachelor/Master diplomas);
  • attachment with grades to the previous educational documents translations of educational documents certified by Russian notaries;
  • legalization of documents on previous education and attachment with grades (if necessary);
  • copy of passport;
  • 4 color photos 3x4 on matte paper;
  • copy of visa;
  • medical certificate of negative fluorography test;
  • medical insurance.

All the translations into Russian must be prepared for the name and surname indicated in the entry visa.

Visa procedure starts after filling in an invitation application form, submitting it to the International Relations Department of BSU (possible by e-mail: and receiving an invitation to have your study visa issued at the Consulate of the Russian Federation in your country.

The documents are accepted during the year.