федеральное государственное автономное образовательное учреждение высшего образования
«Самарский национальный исследовательский университет имени академика С.П. Королева»
Due to the pandemic, border closures and suspension of transport services, in the 2020-2021 academic year Samara University announces a call for applications for a pre-admission educational programme Digital Preparatory Faculty for foreign citizens. The programme includes 1008 hours of training.

What will you get from the Digital Preparatory Faculty?
  • an opportunity to learn the Russian language and to prepare for admission to Samara University bachelor’s (undergraduate), master’s (graduate) and postgraduate programmes not coming to Russia and staying in your own country;
  • an individual educational trajectory;
  • electronic textbooks, online classes with teachers who are native speakers of the Russian language;
  • two majors taught in Russian;
  • your Russian language skills mastered from the very simple words to the ability to listen to and understand university lectures as well as to take notes during them.
Organization of the Educational Process
  1. Call for applications for the educational programme is open from September 1 to November 1. The first group shall start classes on October 1.
  2. Groups shall be formed taking into account the time zones and time difference between Samara and the attendee’s country.
  3. The attendee gets access to textbooks and offline lessons.
  4. Russian language classes are held with teachers via videoconferences in groups of no more than 5 people three times a week.
  5. Depending on the specialization, the following courses start from February:
    • for engineering specialization – physics and mathematics;
    • for economic specialization – mathematics and social sciences;
    • for medical specialization – biology and chemistry;
    • for humanitarian specialization – history and social sciences.
  6. In June, students take tests in the Russian language and two courses studied. Attendees are awarded a certificate if they achieve a pass mark.
Tuition fee – 131 000 rubles per year (at the exchange rate current on August 1, 2020 the USD amount is $1785)

Tel.: +7 (846) 267-47-77
E-mail: admission@ssau.ru
Contact person – Anna Berezina

Should the global epidemiological situation normalize, the borders open and the transport services restore, a full-time intramural training might be organized starting from February 1, 2021. The university will issue invitations for a visa for all comers, who then will be able to come to Samara and to attend their full-time intramural studies at Samara University from February to June 2021. That shall not affect the stated tuition fee.