How can I study in Russia if I don't know Russian?
Yes, this is an advantage of study in Russia. Leading Russian universities normally offer Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree programmes in English. You can choose to study Russian at the university's international student pre-school or Russian language courses. Find the appropriate course with our search tool by selecting English as the language of instruction. To learn more, see the Study in English section. In addition, you can learn Russian at the Preparatory Department for foreigners or at Russian language courses at the university. If you enrol with Russian government funding, you will also be able to study Russian free of charge during the year. Over this time, students gain sufficient Russian proficiency to begin basic programme training. To learn more, see the Life in Russia section on Learning Russian.