Computer Science & IT in Russia

Computer Science & IT in Russia

Development of information technologies in Russia has passed its own and unique way. In 1951, the first computing machine in Europe, MESM, was built here.

Scientists in Soviet computing facilities were trying to build computers based on non-binary logic. Russia gave the world dozens of scientists ahead of their time, including Mikhail Lavrientiev, Sergey Lebedev, Andrey Ershov and others.

Getting a Master’s degree in Russian universities means obtaining fundamental theoretical knowledge, exchanging experience and getting a chance to meet leading scientists, engineers, programmers and to establish valuable scientific contacts.

The Best Universities

Modern Master’s programmes in computer science & IT, numerical mathematics, system programming and IT network administration for international students are available in the universities in Moscow, Yekaterinburg, Kazan and others. Tuition fee and terms of study depends of chosen programme, university location and education politic. Here is some available programmes:
  • Fundamental Computer Science and Information Technology, UNN – full-time Master’s degree educational programme. Duration is 2 years, tuition fee is RUB 195 000 (USD 3 250) per year. The programme is based on studying the supercomputer, high-performance computing technologies, hardware platforms, and creating new forms of networks, application, A.I.
  • System Programming, UrFU – 2 years Master’s degree programme, tuition fee is USD 2 853 per year. Allows to increase ones knowledge about computing technology operation, including computer science and system programming, studying high-level programming languages and hardware evolution.
Study in English

You can study in Russia without knowing Russian language. The studies are in English.

Preparatory Department for Foreigners

How to learn Russian and enter university.

Cost of Education in Russia

Tuition fees in Russian university for foreigners.


How to obtain a scholarship and study for free.

  • Management of Info-communications and Intelligent Systems, RUDN – USD 2 500 per year for foreign students. It’s a 2-years programme based on studying international PC technologies, system programming and A.I. researches. Students take part in online disputes, have an opportunity to interact with IT companies key staff.

Many programmes are taught in English. Choose the degree, field of study and language here and get full info about Russian Master’s programmes in computer science & IT.

Send an Application and Get an Answer from the University in Just 10 Days

Study in Russia is the official website of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia for foreign applicants. You can choose the Master’s degree in Computer Science & IT in Russia, learn more details (specialization, conditions, prices), send an application to a university, register for preparatory courses – free and without any middlemen. The university’s representative will reply in 10 days. 


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