Frequently asked Questions
Yes, in our university you can start your educational process from Pre-university course. This course will help you to learn Russian and to adapt for future educational process in any Russian university.
All the students are awarded with certificates with the amount of hours indicated and academic transcripts with the disciplines, credits and scores.
Fall semester starts from the first week of September and lasts until the end of December.
Spring semester starts from the first week of February and lasts until the end of May.
Yes, in our university you can pass the Test of Russian as Foreign Language (TORFL) according to state educational standards and the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Our University has successfully fulfilled all certification requirements for the delivery of ETS’s Internet-based tests in 2015.
Every year the Government of Russian Federation offers an opportunity for international students to start or continue their education in Russian higher education institutions. Under certain conditions, it's possible for international student to be considered eligible for a student Scholarship from the Russian Government.
Please find the detailed information here: Russian Government Scholarship
Visa Invitation is being issued in a month after the Application for Invitation is submitted in Migration Office by VSUES.
Apply for and receive a single-entry visa at a Russian Consulate or visa center in the city indicated in invitation as a “place of visa issuance”. The visa is valid for 90 days only. It lets you enter Russia only once. Later a multiple-entry visa issued by VSUES replaces the single-entry visa and is vaild for the whole period of your studies. Apply for a multiple-entry visa no later than 45 days before the single-entry visa expires.
Your academic program and visa status requires you to carry medical insurance. You can draw up medical insurance on your arrival to Russia or bring your own medical insurance from the native country. The medical insurance must be coincided with the tutorial period.
It is possible for students to travel only on weekends and holidays.
There are three ways to get to the University from the airport. First one is the easiest. All you need is to get a taxi; it costs about 1000-1500₽ and will take you right to the University. Second one is to use Electric train, which takes you to the center of the city. Form the center of the city you can take taxi to the university campus.
VSUES campus address: Vladivostok, 41 Gogolya st.
In Russian: Владивосток, ул. Гоголя, д. 41 ВГУЭС
Our campus provides safe, educational, on-campus living environment. It is close to the city center; there are a lot of department stores, cinema, cafes and restaurants, post office close to the campus.
All the students who come to our university according to a “study” visa type are obliged to live in university’s dormitory.
During the orientation week you will learn about VSUES campus and its services, necessary migration information for foreign citizens, academic issues, how to get involved in student activities and personal safety tips. If you attend an on-campus orientation, you will also meet other students, faculty members, academic advisors and register for classes. The students sre taken to the medicall center to do a medical check-up in order to move into VSUES dormitory. Also the students pay for the dormitory, connect to Wi-Fi, issue ID card with the help of VSUES officers.
Students of the undergraduate and graduate programs get a student card with photograph, which offers price reductions for events or event locations such as cinemas, museums, etc. Students of non-degree programs get plastic ID cards, which only give access to the libraries and dormitories.
There are a lot of extra-activities in our university. VSUES has a very well equipped sport complex where you can engage in swimming, tennis, yoga, dancing. It also have well equipped gym. Almost every month there are a lot of interesting exhibitions that take place in the University’s museum. Students who are interested in communication with Russian students and better integration in the environment can join VSUES International Club and participate in their activities. Varoius field trips can be offered to a student during a semester.
Yes, there’s VSUES Wi-Fi, for that you have to register in VSUES Network and pay one of several Wi-Fi plans.
Students are provided with all the necessary bedding which they are supposed to change every week. Dishes are not provided; students buy all they need to cook themselves at the dormitory’s kitchen, also there are a lot of cafes and cafeterias on campus with different menus of traditional Russian, European and Asian cuisine.