There are Spring and Fall application periods.
Entrance exams for Spring application are held on 2-20 April , 2018.
Entrance exams for Fall application are held on the periond from 24 September till 12 October, 2018.There are 2 entrance exams: Foreign language and Special discipline.
1. Foreign language (English, French, German, Spanish)
Entrance examination in a foreign language isare evaluated on 50-point scale. The score from 1 to 14 points is considered unsatisfactory. Evaluation of 15-50 points is considered satisfactory.
If you submit and internationally recognized language certificate, the foreign language exam requirement is waived.
Grade conversion tables are below:
Applicants who have completed an English-taught Master's programme do not have to take an exam in English.
English native speakers do not have to take an exam.
2 . Special discipline
Entrance examinations in the specialty are assessed on a 100-point scale.The score from 1 to 14 points is considered unsatisfactory. An evaluation of 15-100 points is considered satisfactory.
Exam Program for Admission to PhD-2018.pdf
Examination location: Moscow
The exam may be taken via Internet call services Examus. Permission must be sought from the Doctoral school at an early stage.