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Entrance exams

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:

English language  German language        French language 

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.