The most Frequently Asked Questions about entering St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television

 

What is the language of instruction at St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television?

The language of instruction at St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television is Russian.
If you do not speak Russian, we offer a special preliminary course - an additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language".

 

Citizens of which countries can enter the additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language"?

The additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language" is open for citizens of all countries.

 

What is the cost of training at the additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language"?

The tuition fee for additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language" in the 2020/2021 academic year is 160 000 (one hundred sixty thousand) rubles per year.

 

Where can I pay for additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language”?

You can pay for additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language" upon your arrival, in any bank of St. Petersburg.

 

How long is the program "Russian as a foreign language"?

The Russian language training program "Russian as a foreign language" is 10-month long (from September 1 to June 30).

 

How many times a week are Russian classes held?

Russian language classes are held 4-5 times a week.

 

When do Russian classes start?

The classes of additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language" start on the 1st of September (as soon as the group is completed).

 

What document will I receive after finishing of additional educational program "Russian as a foreign language"?

After finishing the program you will receive a certificate of completion of the course with grades.

 

How can I contact the University Department in charge of issuing the invitations for entry of foreign nationals into the territory of the Russian Federation?

The Department of International Education helps get the invitation to study in the Russian Federation. The Department of International Education phone: +7 (812) 315-62-65, e-mail: intedu.gukit[at]gmail[dot]com

 

How can I get an invitation to study at the St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television?

To get your invitation, you should complete an application form here or at the end of this page and send it to intedu.gukit[at]gmail[dot]com

 

How long does it take to issue the invitation?

The invitation is issued within 30 calendar days from the moment of the filing of the necessary documents to the Federal Migration Service.

 

What is the deadline to apply for registration of invitations to enter the territory of the Russian Federation?

The deadline for submission of application to get the invitation to enter the territory of the Russian Federation, is the 1st July every year.

 

How can I receive my invitation?

You can receive your invitation in electronic form to your email (preferably) or in paper to the mailing address, you specified in your application.

 

Is there a dormitory for students of the program "Russian as a foreign language" and what is the price?

The University dormitory is provided for students of the program "Russian as a foreign language". The accommodation fees in University dormitory per person during the 2020/2021 academic year are here.

 

Do I need to arrange health insurance (medical insurance policy) and what is its value?

After entering the territory of the Russian Federation a foreign citizen is required to issue a medical insurance policy. The cost of the medical insurance policy in 2020/2021 academic year is 6800 - 7800 rubles per year.

 

Which documents am I to present at the Department of International Education upon my arrival in St. Petersburg?

Within three days upon arrival in St. Petersburg a foreigner is required to submit to the Department of International Education of the University the following documents:

  • passport with visa
  • migration card (issued at the border when entering the Russian Federation)
  • 5 photos 3x4, matte
  • originals legalised (if necessary) of an education certificate with grade application (if provided in the country issuing the document)
  • medical certificate of international standard, including availability of vaccinations, with a notarised translation into Russian
  • results of the fluorography survey.

 

What documents will I get at the University after entering the territory of the Russian Federation?

The University will issue multiple visa for year and the registration at the place of stay.

 

How can I apply to study at St. Petersburg State University of Film and Television after finishing additional educational program of "Russian as a foreign language"?

After finishing additional educational program of "Russian as a foreign language" foreign citizens take entrance exams of the University to a chosen specialty (area of study) with no special preferences.

 

What is a tuition fee at the University for foreign citizens?

Tuition fees for foreign citizens are no different from those for Russian citizens. The information on tuition fees is here "The Cost of Training".