Hello. My name is Barış from Turkey. I won the YLSY program (study for foreign countries-master and doctorate program) and I'm thinkink study in Russia St. Petersburg University. My won class is "Contemporary Turkish Dialects". Which class will I apply on your university? Philology Faculty compensate my won class? And what IELTS score you want for study university? Thank you.
The answer of Acting for Senior Vice-Rector for Academic and Methodological Affairs Ekaterina Babelyuk:
Thank you for your letter.
International applicants can be admitted to SPbU both to places on a fee-paying (contractual) basis and to places funded by the Russian Government (Scholarship includes tuition fee and academic scholarship).
Admission information for the 2015 academic year about places funded by the Russian Government is published at the web-site of the University.
Information about places on a fee-paying (contractual) basis is available here.
Here you may find additional information about exams.
Tuition fee may vary and depends of the program. Information about tuition fees are published on the web-site of the University.
Please mind that SPbSU admit students not to the Faculties but to the educational programs. List of Master’s programs offered you may fins here.
Expenses for living in St. Petersburg (transportation expenses, meals etc.) make up about 25000 rubles per month.
Information about dormitories you may find here: http://campus.spbu.ru/ Dormitory fee depends on the type of dormitory and may vary from 790 to 1200 rubles per month for fee-paying students.
You also need to submit Diploma of your previous education with legalization with diploma's notarized transcript (it should be notarized in Russia or in Russian embassy). You also should have an application for Admission to an educational program, copy of an identity document with the indication of nationality and photographs 3 x 4 (4 pieces), made during the calendar year. A list of full requirement you may find here.
List of Master’s program offered in English language is available here.
If you want to join Russian language courses first in order to improve your language skills, please, see information here: http://russian4foreigners.spbu.ru/
If you will need any further information please do not hesitate to contact International Admissions Office of the University by e-mail: email@example.com