Admission rules

Procedures for entry and stay in the Russian Federation for international applicants of Sergo Ordzhonikidze Russian State University for Geological Prospecting

– Visa regime of stay

  • first visit to the country is carried out with a tourist visa, the period of stay in the Russian Federation is indicated in the form;
  • if you enter the University, you will be sent an educational invitation, with which you will be able to get an educational visa for 90 days;
  • after you arrival at the University, you need to come to the Visa and Migration Assistance Department with a set of documents for registration at the place of stay;
  • extension of the period of your stay and educational visa is to be carried out at the Visa and Migration Assistance Department in advance.

To get in educational invitation you need to fill out the Form for a supplementary course  or a Form for the principal educational program  as well as an Identity form  (e.g. is  here).

– Visa-free regime of stay

  • during your first visit to the Russian Federation, you can stay on its territory from 30 to 90 days (depending on the country) with your national passport.
  • if you enter the University, you need to come to the Visa and Migration Assistance Department with a set of documents and get migration registration.
  • extension of the period of your stay is to be carried out at the Visa and Migration Assistance Department in advance.

– Insurance

Minimum list of services that need to be included in you insurance policy:

Insurance typeInsurance sum
– Outpatient care (with laboratory diagnostics)
– Acute dental service
– Doctor home visit
min. 100 000 ₽
Emergency medical servicesmin. 100 000 ₽
Emergency hospitalizationmin. 100 000 ₽
Repatriation of a deceased bodymin. 300 000 ₽*
Total insurance summin. 600 000 ₽

* for those who get pre-study courses the min. cost of insurance is 400 000 ₽