Studying in russia affords you with the opportunity to experience the unique russian culture, and also enjoy russian hospitlity and be charmed by russian nature, and ofcourse get an education based on high modern standards and strong academic traditions.
Universities in russia are very affordable! Tuition fees range from $2000 to $3000 for an academic year including the language training programme. Note that tuition fees may vary from school to school. For instance, tuition fees for courses like medicine , engineering, design are usually very high and ranges from $2500-$4000 per academic year.
There are usually two types of accomodation- hostel and offcampus. Cost of hostel accomodation ranges from $150-$200 per month. Offcampus accomodation are usually on the high side, and is between $250-$400 monthly.
Food is extremely cheap in russia and one can use between 150-200 per month depending on the eating habbit of student. Different varieties of food are available in the school canteen and as an international student, you may choose to eat from the canteen or prepare your meals.
Language training is mandatory for all international students applying to study in russia. Since courses are taught in russian language, it is expected that all international students applying to study in russia undergo language training. This is usually carried out in the first year of admission and will cost the student approximately $1500. Students who are successful are permitted to continue their study. However, to study in russia, a student requires approximately $3500-$4000 annually, for tuition, food, accomodation etc.
HOW TO APPLY.
To study in russia, one must apply through RACUS, a body set up by russian education authority to help international students secure admission into russian universities and they charge about $400 for their services. Visit www.edurussia.ru