Every year international students from all parts of the world choose Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University as a destination for semester-/year-long studies. If you are interested in coming to Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University as an exchange student, this page will provide you with all the necessary information for preparing your stay in Kaliningrad.

Every year students from across the world choose to spend one or two semesters at the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University. If you want to join us as an exchange student, here is some useful information.

Erasmus+

The University is a partner in the Erasmus+ KA 107 programme, which offers new international mobility opportunities to university students and staff.

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Bilateral Exchange Agreements

The University has concluded cooperation agreements with over 150 partners to promote student and staff mobility.

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Students from-non partner universities

Even if your home university doesn’t have any active exchange agreements or contacts with IKBFU, we will be happy to receive your application.

Requirements

The University welcomes students from around the world to study as a visiting student for one or two semesters. Incoming exchange students are provided with accommodation at a University hall of residence. Although all programmes are free of cost, you will have to pay a hall fee unless there is a special agreement between your home university and IKBFU. As an exchange student, you should have an insurance policy covering your entire stay in Russia. You need to be at least B1 level to take courses taught in Russian and B1/B2 to take those in English. Courses in medicine have a higher language proficiency requirement (B2).

Language requirements

You need to be at least B1 level to take courses taught in Russian and B1/B2 to take those in English. Courses in medicine have a higher language proficiency requirement (B2).

Exceptions

Medicine: both English and Russian language proficiency is required to be of at least B2 level.

 

Application Process

Steps towards your exchange studies at IKBFU

Step 1

Choose IKBFU as your exchange destination

Step 2

Prepare your documents:

  1. Visa Invitation Application.
  2. Letter of Motivation.
  3. Application form.
  4. copy of your passport ID page,
  5. copy of your student card or other proof of enrolment at your home university.
Step 3

Fill in the Learning Agreement

You can attend courses in English, Russian (please send an e-mail to
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Step 4

Submit the documents to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline to apply

For autumn semester: April 15
For spring semester: October 30

Step 5

Wait for your documents and learning agreement to be processed and for your letter of confirmation to be delivered.

Step 6

Receive your visa invitation

Get ready for your semester at IKBFU

Application deadline

April 15 for the autumn semester

October 30 for the spring semester

 

Deadline for Application

For autumn semester: April 15
For spring semester: October 30

Contact details

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the International Office:

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+ 7 (4012) 313–399