Master’s Programs

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in computational science, computer science, or a related field
  • Knowledge of numerical methods and algorithms, modeling and simulation methods, and programming
  • Proficiency in the English language: IELTS > 6.5 (at least 6.0 on sub-scores) or TOEFL iBT > 95 (see required documents for exceptions).

Documents for Application

  • CV and a scan of the first page with photo of your passport
  • Motivation letter
  • BSc diploma with transcripts (after admission a notarized translation in Russian is required)
  • List of publications (if applicable) or other supporting documents
  • Please indicate names, affiliations, and email addresses of 2-3 references, one of who should be your Bachelor’s thesis advisor

Please send PDF scans of all relevant documents for application by July 01, 2017 to oflavrova@corp.ifmo.ru. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

PhD Programs

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Computational Science, Computer Science, or related fields
  • Knowledge of numerical methods and algorithms, modeling and simulation methods
  • Proficiency in the English language: IELTS >7.0 (at least 6.5 on sub-scores) or TOEFL iBT > 100 (see required documents for exceptions).

Documents for Application

  • CV and a scan of the first page with photo of your passport
  • Motivation letter
  • BSc and MSc diplomas with transcripts (after admission notarized translations in Russian is required)
  • List of publications or other supporting documents
  • IELTS or TOEF certificate (Native English speakers or graduated of Master’s programs taught in English are exceptions)
  • Please indicate names, affiliations and email addresses of 2-3 references, one of whom should be your Master’s thesis advisor

Please send PDF scans of all relevant documents for application by July 01, 2017 to oflavrova@corp.ifmo.ru. Incomplete applications may not be considered.

Visa and Migration

ITMO University provides full visa support to international students. Upon acceptance to the program, you will receive an official visa invitation for a three-month single-entry student visa. Upon arrival in Russia, the international coordinator will assist you in extending your visa to a 1 year multi-entry student visa, renewable each year of study at the Russian Federal Migration Service.

Documents Required for Visa Support

  • Passport with notarized translation in Russian
  • HIV test with translation in Russian

PLEASE NOTE: Additional documents will be required for visa application at your nearest Russian Consulate. Please check with your local consulate regarding their requirements for student visa application.

if you wish to pass competitive selection and obtain the opportunity to get free your Master or PhD degree in Russia, you have to complete the application form and attach certain documents in the system of Russia.study. Final deadline is not announced yet, but the sooner you do it the better.

  • Passport copy with officially certified Russian translation of its 1stpage. The Passport must be valid 1 year and 7 months (19 months) from the issue date of your student entry visa (but it is highly recommended to renew your passport at least up to 2021).
  • Education certificates copies (a copy of your educational certificates and your academic transcrips, with officially certified Russian translation of both: diploma and transcript).
  • Copy of the document which confirms the knowledge of Russian (if you have one).
  • Copy of medical certificate of overall health condition.
  • Copy of a medical certificate on the absence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and AIDS, issued by an official authority of the country of residence.
  • Copies of additional documents (diplomas or certificates of participation in international and national contests and competitions). In short, all your documented research successes and achievements.
  • Carefully completed application form. Before attaching the completed form, please send us a copy, we will check the correctness of filling.

One more request: after you register in http://russia.study/en, please, send us your account number (f.e. RUS 5916/17)