Preparatory department invites international students

Preparatory department for international students is the first step towards entering RSUH!

What is the preparatory department?

  • specialized training program for admission to a Russian university; 
  • small groups (up to 10 people);experienced teachers who love their subject;
  • opportunity to be advised on choosing a major; immersion in Russian culture and Russian-speaking environment;
  • affordable tuition.

For how long will I study?

  • 1 year: September/October - May/June,
  • 1.5 years: March-June, September/October - May/June.

What can I study?

If you want to become an economist or a manager, then it will be:

  • Russian language,
  • language for profession,
  • mathematics,
  • history,
  • social studies.

If you want to become a philologist, linguist, historian, lawyer, study advertising or international relations, then it will be:

  • Russian language,
  • language for profession,
  • literature,
  • history,
  • social studies.

Do I need to know Russian?

No, training starts from the absolute beginner level (A0).

If I already know some Russian, can I still study?

Yes, there is a one-semester program for those whose Russian level is A2.

Our goal:

prepare you for admission to RSUH

Our contacts:


Why RSUH? Russian State University for the Humanities is one of the flagship universities of liberal arts education in the Russian Federation. RSUH today is:

B.A. programs

34 tracks, including history and philology, political science and journalism, records and archive management, psychology and economics, applied mathematics and computer science

Specialist programs

4 specialties

M.A. programs

32 tracks

16 unique international educational and academic centers

Academic mobility programs with leading European universities

Unique museum center

Academic library (900,000 books)

Dorm with all amenities

Vibrant student life