Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University

Preparatory Course

Courses and study load

Programme consists of several parts:

Intensive Russian Language course

Duration: October 1 – July 31

Study load: 1 584 hours (612 contact hours)

The goal of the course is to help all international students master the level B1 of language proficiency. In the first semester all students study intensively this course to get ready to attend the other courses taught in Russian within this programme.

Russian studies

Duration: April 1 – July 31

Study load: 324 hours (108 contact hours)

The goal of the course is to familiarize students with key milestones in the Russian history, geography and social-cultural aspects of life.

Core subjects

Duration: March 1 – July 31

Study load: 432 hours (288 contact hours)

There are four profiles of core subjects offered to students according to their choice of future degree programme. These subjects will get students prepared for entrance specialty examinations.

Humanities and Economics - History, Social Science, Literature

Engineering and Technology – Mathematics and Physics

Medicine – Biology and Chemistry

Preparation for entrance exams

Duration: May 1 – July 31

Study load: 36 hours

The goal of this course is to familiarize students with the format of entrance examinations at the university and ensure their successful passing.

Required documents

  • Filled application
  • Copy of passport (1st page)
  • Notarized translation of the passport
  • Copy of education certificate with grades and courses
  • Notarized translation of the education certificate 
  • Medical certificate
  • Certificate of HIV absence 
  • Motivation letter (written in English or Russian)
More questions might be requested. 


Important dates: 

  • Application deadline: June, 30

  • Classes start: October, 1

Contacts & Tuition

Tuition fee: 2 000 US dollars for a 10-month course

Dormitory fee: 1 250 rubles per month