For International Students

Students from many foreign countries are choosing our University as their place of study. At the moment we have about 145 international students from the former CIS countries, Turkey, Iran, Egypt, Congo, Bangladesh, China, Morocco, etc. From the first phone call or email right through graduation we take care of you. Each student receives personal attention and a great deal of this support comes direct from the International Office. If you need help with your visa application, English language support or just to talk about your concerns, we will help you.

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Please visit us also online http://ksuae.kgasu.ru/ for the latest information about courses, fees, our research, student support, our campuses and much more.

Our International Relations Office is your first point of call for any enquiries and applications. It offers you a full service to assist you throughout the application process. They can deal with your questions on anything from accommodation to where to find things on campus. And they can put you in touch with the right person if you need to speak further about your future academic programme.

Call or email us with your questions, concerns or any feedback:

Kazan State University of Architecture and Engineering
International Relations Office
Zelenaya Str., 1 - 420043 Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia
Tel: +7 (843) 526 9313
Fax: +7 (843) 238 7972
Email: interksaba@mail.ru
Website: http://ksuae.kgasu.ru/

Entry Requirements to Russian Language Course 2016-2017.

Our Russian language course has duration of 8 months. This course is just to study Russian language and it doesn’t assume the further automatic admission to our Bachelor or Master programmes. At the end of the course you should pass an interview and a written examination in Russian that will enable you to have a relevant certificate. The course fee is 84000 rubles (about 1300 US dollars) (in 2016-2017).

If you are not elder than 26 years old at the moment of your application you are welcome to our University.

Application Process includes the following steps taking into account that the Russian language course starts at the beginning of October annually:

Step 1:

  • At the beginning of June you send us an email including the following information and the copies of some documents:
    • copy of academic certificates of your previous schools, with transcript of records;
    • copy of your travel passport valid not less 18 months (1st page);
    • to get a visa (as all international students need a student visa to come to Russia issued by a Russian Embassy or Consulate in their home country) we present all your documents (including your residence address (city, country), place of birthday, city where you will get your visa) to our Federal Migration Office (FMO) that will issue the invitation in 4-5 weeks.

Step 2:

We consider your application and if you meet our entry requirements we will contact you directly as soon as possible providing you with the information about next enrolment procedures, tuition fees and so on. In case you accept and agree with all enrolment terms and deadlines you are obliged to inform us about it in writing by email as soon as possible to start the official invitation procedure. Besides, you should notify us if you need a room in our student residence or not.

Step 3:

As soon as the invitation is ready we inform you and to get your invitation you should first transfer the prepayment for the course fee of 42000 rubles (about 600 US dollars) by Western Union. All the details of the transfer will be sent you by email.

Step 4:

After we have got your prepayment we will send you by email the Invitation document. With this document and your passport you will go to the local Russian Embassy or Consulate and you will be issued the visa. The copy of your invitation will be sent also directly to your local Russian Embassy you have indicated before.

The invitation procedure costs 15 US dollars that will pay on your arrival to Kazan.

The first visa will be valid for 3 months and enable you to make only one visit to Russia. Further it will be extended for 1 year. 

Step 5: 

After getting your Russian visa you should buy travel tickets to Kazan and inform us about your arrival date. You should arrive only 2 or 3 days before starting date of the course.

Step 6:

  • On your arrival to Russia, Kazan, you are required to submit the following original documents to the International Office:
    • your valid travel passport;
    • original academic certificates of your previous schools, with transcript of records, in case if you plan to continue your study at our Bachelor programmes;
    • original medical certificate including all your vaccinations;
    • 6 photos (3х4cm) (color or black/white)

Step 7:

All international students are required by law to be registered with our local Immigration Office within 2-3 days of their arrival. So on the 1st day of your arrival to Kazan you are OBLIGED to contact us and come to our International Relations Office with your passport and migration card to be registered.

Step 8:

  • On your arrival you should pay:
    • remained part of your course fee of 42000 rubles (about 600 US dollars) by bank transfer;
    • accommodation fee of 11000 rubles (about 170 US dollars) (for 10 months) by bank transfer;
    • medical insurance of 4500 rubles (about 70 US dollars);
    • invitation procedure of 15 US dollars.

You will be able to attend the course only after your full payment of the course fee.

All international students live in our student hostel sharing one room with 2 or 3 students on equal rights with Russian students.

The students breaching the rules of accommodation in our hostel are expelling from the hostel.

The students not attending the course and breaching the rules of staying in Russia are expelled from the University and are subject to deportation.

Entry Requirements to our Bachelor and Master programmes 2016-2017.

If you are not elder than 26 years old at the moment of your application you are welcome to our University.

Application Process includes the following steps taking into account that our University entry exams start at the beginning of July.

Step 1:

  • At the beginning of April you send us an email including the following information and the copies of some documents:
    • academic course you wish attend at our University;
    • copy of academic certificates of your previous schools, with transcript of records (in English);
    • copy of your travel passport valid not less 18 months (1st page);
    • copy of Russian language certificate (in case you are applying directly to the academic course knowing Russian language). Proficiency in the Russian language is essential for admission to the University.
    • to get a visa (as all international students need a student visa to come to Russia issued by a Russian Embassy or Consulate in their home country) we present all your documents (including your residence address (city, country), place of birthday, city where you will get your visa) to our Federal Migration Office (FMO) that will issue the invitation in 4-5 weeks.

Step 2:

We consider your application and if you meet our entry requirements we will contact you directly as soon as possible providing you with the information about next enrolment procedures, tuition fees and so on. In case you accept and agree with all enrolment terms and deadlines you are obliged to inform us about it in writing by email as soon as possible to start the official invitation procedure. Besides, you should notify us if you need a room in our student residence or not.

Step 3:

As soon as the invitation is ready we will send you by email the Invitation document. With this document and your passport you will go to the local Russian Embassy or Consulate and you will be issued the visa. The copy of your invitation will be sent also directly to your local Russian Embassy you have indicated before.

The invitation procedure costs 15 US dollars that will pay on your arrival to Kazan.

The first visa will be valid for 3 months and enable you to make only one visit to Russia. Further it will be extended for 1 year.

Step 4:

  • After getting your Russian visa you should buy travel tickets to Kazan and inform us about your arrival date. Buying the tickets keep in mind two moments:
    • at step 2 we will inform you about 3 deadlines to pass entry exams in July or August. You can choose one of them and arrive on the date more convenient for you.
    • you should arrive only 2 or 3 days before starting date of you exams, not earlier.

Step 5:

  • On your arrival to Russia, Kazan, you are required to submit the following original documents to the International Office:
    • your valid travel passport providing its legalized translation in Russian;
    • original academic certificates of your previous schools, with transcript of records, providing their legalized translation in Russian;
    • original certificate of all your vaccinations providing its legalized translation in Russian;
    • 6 photos (3х4cm) (color or black/white)
    • CONFIRMATION DOCUMENT ABOUT EQUIVALENCE OF YOUR EDUCATION DOCUMENTS TO OUR RUSSIAN STANDARDS

Step 6:

All international students are required by law to be registered with our local Immigration Office within 2-3 days of their arrival. So on the 1st day of your arrival to Kazan you are OBLIGED to contact us and come to our International Relations Office with your passport and migration card to be registered.

Step 7:

Entry Exams for Bachelor programmes usually start at the first dates of July (exact dates are annually announced in June). All exams are taken in Russian.

  • You are to take the following exams:
    • Mathematics and Russian language for BSc degree courses in Civil Engineering, Transport and Roads, Economics;
    • Drawing and Russian language for BSc degree courses in Architecture and Design. It is recommended to demonstrate your artistic skills, for example, make available a portfolio of your some art works.

For Master degree programmes you take a specialized exam concerning your field of study. The exams are in August.

For Ph.D. programmes you take Philosophy, English, Specialized exam concerning your field of study.

Step 8:

Next day after your exam results are known and in case you are enrolled to our University, in August we make an Admission Agreement and you pay your tuition fee by bank transfer to the University bank account. You stay in Kazan and go on living in our campus (transferring the relevant fee) till the 1st of September when you start your classes. After your current visa expires we will renew it for 1 year and in this case it will be multiple.

All international students live in our student hostel sharing one room with 2 or 3 students on equal rights with Russian students.

The students breaching the rules of accommodation in our hostel are expelling from the hostel.

The students not attending the classes and breaching the rules of staying in Russia are expelled from the University and are subject to deportation.


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