Study in Russia without IELTS is possible. Russian universities do not restrict students in the choice of language of instructions, offer preparatory Russian courses for those who do not know English and cannot study in it.
Usually IELTS is required for admission to European universities, it consists of 4 blocks, based on which the overall score is provided. If you failed this test or the score was lower than that required for admission to the university, you would have to wait for the next attempt. There are other requirements in Russian universities.
Universities and Programmes
Russian universities strive to popularize the domestic higher education, therefore any artificial barriers are superfluous. International students are equal in their rights for education with citizens in Russia. Basically, language of instruction is Russian as State language, and its legal provision in the any country of the world.
Major universities in Russia have English-teaching programmes. For entering IELTS could be needed as far as university makes their own requirements to applicants. IELTS might guarantee that not English-native student got enough language skills for obtain the programme. Specify documents list in the university you’re going to apply. Russian universities have Bachelors, Master’s and other Degree’s programmes in English. To find them use our search form and chose the language you need.