- Bachelor's degree - 4 years
- Specialist - 5 years
- Master's degree (after Bachelor's) - 2 years
- Postgraduate course (after Master's) - 3 years
International students wishing to obtain a bachelor or specialist degree in Russian or in English should have completed secondary education that is equivalent to secondary (full) general or secondary vocational education in the Russian Federation.
Those who wish to study for a Master’s degree in Russian or in English should have completed the bachelor's programme in a relevant major.
International students who have completed higher education and obtained a Specialist's or Master’s degree can be enrolled in Candidate of Science programmes (equal to PhD programmes).
International students who do not speak Russian are enrolled in the preparatory course. Its duration is one year. Upon successful completion, they will be awarded the Preparatory Course Certificate. The Russian Language State Certificate (TORFL) will be granted upon successful passing of the Test of Russian as a Foreign Language at the First Level. Both certificates are recognized by any Russian university.