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Requirements

1) Interview (up to 60 points) is conducted with the purpose of exploring one's motivation, scientific research work capabilities and English proficiency level. Foreign and nonresident applicants can have a web based interview.

2) assessment of individual accomplishments — up to 40 points.

 

Table of scoring for individual accomplishments: 

No.

Portfolio Section

Score Adding Criteria

1

Report at the international conference

oral report — 7 points;

poster report — 3 points;

guest report — 10 points

2

Report at the domestic conference

oral report — 3 points;

poster report — 1 point;

guest report — 5 points

3

Publications in scientific journals

15 points for publications in the Q1 (quartile) Web of Science/Scopus cited journals;

10 points for publications in the Q2 Web of Science/Scopus cited journals;

5 points for publications in the Q3 and Q4 Web of Science/Scopus cited journals;

3 points for publications in non-cited VAK/RSCI listed journals.

4

Availability of one of the TOEFL, IELTS, FSE, CAE, CPE certificates

2 points provided that the result was obtained not more than two years prior to submission of the application documents

5

Patent application available

2 points

6

Patent available

4 points

7

Bachelor's, specialist or master's degree

1-4 points (area of study, average score, honors are taken into consideration)

8

Participation in scientific research projects within the applicant's field of study

4 points

9

Practical work experience within the applicant's field of study

4 points

10

Personal accomplishments (certificates, diplomas, scholarships)

0-5 points

Deadlines

Applications are accepted from November 15, 2017, till July 15, 2018. However, if you require a Russian visa, it is better to apply as early as possible since it might take up to two or in some cases three months to receive a visa.

 

For more information on the application procedure and deadlines for international candidates, please, refer to the section How to Apply