What is the difference between studyinrussia.ru and russia.study?
Studyinrussia.ru is a website of the Russian Federation Ministry of Science and Higher Education. It offers prospective students the latest reliable and detailed information on applying to Russian universities, a step-by-step guide, descriptions of the best state universities, international students’ testimonials etc. The website has a convenient search tool to browse education programmes. You can contact university staff directly, ask them questions and send your application for self-funded study. Just follow the link, create your personal account, fill out the application and select the university you want to write to. University representatives will reply to you within ten workdays. Studyinrussia.ru services for prospective students are free of charge.
Russia.study is a private website which was tasked by Rossotrudnichestvo (Russia’s Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad, and International Humanitarian Cooperation) with taking scholarship applications from foreign nationals until 2019. Beginning from 2020, you can only send a self-funded study application to Russian universities from this website. All its services are chargeable. However, you can do all paperwork for free if you contact universities without middlemen using your personal account on our website studyinrussia.ru