The University of York is delighted to receive applicants from Russia. We currently have 19 Russian students at the University, they study a range of subjects both undergraduate and postgraduate; Management, Economics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Law and many others.
The University of York makes regular visits to Russia to develop relationships with Russian Schools and Universities and meet interested students.
If you are not looking to take a full time degree course at York, please see our 'Study Abroad and Exchange' pages.
We provide a caring and supportive environment for our students to ensure they enjoy their time with us and return to Russia with fond memories of their time at York. Our range of social facilities on campus include a fully-equipped sports centre, a wide choice of cafés and restaurants, supermarket, bookshop and even a hairdressers allowing you to take a break from your studies and relax without having to leave the campus.
With a diverse student population of over 100 nationalities, you can be sure of making life-long friends from all over the world. We have over 180 social, cultural and religious societies including a Russian Speaking Society as well as the International Students Association which is a student body that represents the specific interests of the increasing number of international students at York.
During your time at York, we can help you start to plan your career with opportunities offered by our Careers Service. They can discuss your career options with you, help you improve your CV, get interview practice, gain new skills by doing the York Award, help you get a part-time job to earn extra money as well as developing and demonstrating valuable skills to employers. They can also help you plan for your return home by researching the labour market.
Following successful completion of your studies at The University of York membership of our growing network of alumni based all around the world is free and automatic. We pride ourselves on supporting our alumni and offer a growing portfolio of services and benefits. These range from invitations to social events and reunions, networking opportunities, access to regional alumni groups, dedicated web space and a copy of our bi-annual graduate magazine, the Grapevine.
Students who have completed the Attestat with a minimum score of 4 (and 4 in relevant subjects) need an additional 1 year Foundation Course such as the York International Foundation Programme at York College.
We can also consider students who have successfully completed at least one year of university study in Russia or at least two years of the Specialist Diploma or Bakalavr with an average grade of at least 4 ('good') if relevant subjects have been studied.
Applicants generally require a Bakalavr or Magistr degree with a minimum GPA of 4.0 from a recognised Russian university.
If you wish to apply for a research degree such as an MPhil or a PhD you normally have to have a Magistr or significant experience of conducting research.