Question: My name is Hira Uğurlugüngör.I am pre-master student in Eskişehir Osmangazi University. I work in a cell culture laboratory. Our laboratory is working on cancer. I am writing to enquire about master degree programs in your universty. I would appreciate it if you could send us more detailed information about master degree programs. I would be most grateful if you would look into this matter as soon as possible. Respectfully yours.
The answer of Senior Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs Ekaterina Babelyk:
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: http://abiturient.spbu.ru/regulations-for-an-open-competition-among-international-applicants.html. Information regarding admission in 2016 will be published at the official web-site of the University in April 2016.
Information about places on a fee-paying (contractual) basis is available here.
Here you may find additional information about exams. Tuition fee for the Masters program may vary and depends of the program. Information about tuition fees are published on the web-site of the University. Tuition fees for the coming academic year will be published at the web-site before the 1st of June 2016.
Learning language for most of Masters programs, is Russian, but some programs are offered in English.
List of Master’s program offered in English language is available here.
Information about dormitories you may find here. 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.
If you want to join Russian language courses first in order to improve your language skills, please, see information here.
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.