Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project is your chance for early admission to a tuition-free Master's programme at one of the leading universities in Russia.

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The International Olympiad "Open Doors" for international applicants for Master’s degree is organized with the support of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. Association "Global Universities" is the organizer of the event. 

In 2017-2018 more than 8,5 thousand people from 160 countries took part in the contest. Among them 94 people from 31 countries took prizes.

Representative of any country, except for Russia, can participate. All applicants should have Bachelor’s degree diploma or be a Bachelor’s degree student of the last year of studies in 2019.

The Olympiad’s web-site: od.globaluni.ru


PARTICIPATE!



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Aleksandr Fedorov

Rector of IKBFU

I have great pleasure in welcoming all participants of the International Olympiad "Global Universities". Russian education is generally open to the world: the number of foreign students is increasing in our universities every year. Students from 43 countries are currently studying at Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University at various levels. Our university has the latest state of the art scientific, educational and sports equipment to make the learning process effective and interesting. Welcome participants and winners of the Olympiad "Global Universities"!

Welcome to Russia, Kaliningrad, IKBFU!



This Contest is your chance for early admission to a tuition-free Master's programme at one of the leading universities in Russia.

The competition is aimed at talented foreign students who would like to enroll in a Master's programme in Russia for free.

The winners of the Open Doors are granted a free early admission at any Russian university, without entrance examinations and with tuition fees covered by the Russian Federation.

The language of instruction is English or Russian depending on the chosen Master's programme and the university.

The competition is held online in two rounds: a portfolio competition followed by a problem-solving round.

Participation is open to graduates with a Bachelor or a Specialist degree from any university in the world (except Russian).

In 2019-2020 academic year the Contest covers all IKBFU’s MA programmes.


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Important dates:

The first (qualifying) round of the International Contest for students "Open Doors" takes place between October 8 and December 18, 2019. The second (final) round is held between the 15th and 30th of January, 2020.

Schedule:

  1. Registration is available starting from October 5, 2019.
    Hurry up to register and fill out all the information you need to participate in the Open Doors.
  2. Fill in your portfolio from October 8 till December 18, 2019.
    Prepare your portfolio. All research papers, certificates, awards and honors that you have ever received are of value. Please include all achievements in the selected subject area in your portfolio to increase your chances of success.
  3. Portfolio submission deadline is on December 18, 2019.
    You will not be able to edit your portfolio after the deadline. While waiting for the result of your portfolio review, you can use a system of automatic assessment to estimate your approximate score. The system will be available in your personal account.
  4. Portfolio grading stage is from December 19 to 29, 2019.
  5. Announcement of the portfolio competition results is on December 30, 2019.
  6. The final stage is scheduled from January 15 to 30, 2020. Winners of the portfolio competition are welcome to participate in the final round in the selected subject area.
  7. Grading of the final round of the competition is from January 15 to February 9, 2020.Participants, who are shortlisted after the portfolio contest, will be allowed to take part in the final stage.
  8. Announcement of the final round results is on February 10, 2020. Application and review of claims on the final stage results is from February 11 to 18, 2020.
  9. Announcement of the Open Doors winners is on February 20, 2020.


Learn more about the Open Doors

Apply now

The Olympiad advantages:

  • This is an online competition. You don’t have to travel anywhere to participate and submit documents if you win.
  • You can choose between English and Russian as languages of instruction for the competition
  • The Olympiad winners will be able to study on a tuition-free basis at one of the best Russian universities co-organizers of the Olympiad.
  • You can apply for more than one Subject area of the Olympiad.

Winners and awardees of student Olympiads may apply for the following MA programs at the IKBFU:

  • Olympiad on “Economics” profile

Course 38.04.01 Economics;
Course 38.04.02 Management;
Course 38.04.05 Business Informatics

  • Olympiad on “Computer Science and Data Science” profile

Course 01.04.02 Applied Mathematics and Informatics;
Course 02.04.03 Software and Administration of information systems;
Course 11.04.02 Infocommunication technologies and communication systems;

  • Olympiad on “Mathematics and Artificial Intelligence” profile

Course 01.04.02 Applied Mathematics and Informatics;
Course 02.04.03 Software and Administration of information systems;
Course 38.04.01 Economics;
Course 38.04.05 Business Informatics

  • Olympiad on “Business and Management” profile

Course 38.04.01 Economics;
Course 38.04.02 Management;
Course 38.04.05 Business Informatics

  • Olympiad on “Political Science” profile

Course 39.04.01 Sociology;
Course 41.04.04 Political Science;
 Course 40.04.01 Legal Theory;
Course 46.04.01 History

  • Olympiad on “Psychology” profile

Course 37.04.01 Psychology;
Course 39.04.01 Sociology;
Course 39.04.02 Social Work;
Course 47.04.01 Philosophy

  • Olympiad on “Physics” profile

Course 03.04.02 Physics;
Course 08.04.01 Construction;
Course 22.04.01 Material Science and Technology;
Course 23.04.01 Technology of Transport Processes

  • Olympiad on “Linguistics and modern languages” profile

Course 45.04.01 Philology
Course 45.04.02 Linguistics
Course 44.04.01 Pedagogy
Course 42.04.01 Advertising and Public Relations 

  • Olympiad on “Engineering and Technology” profile

Course 22.04.01 Material Science and Technology;
Course 23.04.01 Technology of Transport Processes

  • Olympiad on “Chemistry” profile

Course 04.04.01 Chemistry 

  • Olympiad on “Biology” profile

Course 06.04.01 Biology
Course 05.04.02 Geography
Course 05.04.06 Ecology and Environment

Admissions Office

Address:
14 A. Nevskogo ul., Kaliningrad, 236041

Telephone:
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fax: +7 (4012) 31-33-33

email:
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