Study in a Russian Master’s Program for Free

The International Olympiad for graduate students, “Open Doors: The Russian Scholarship Project”, invites anyone who wants to study in the best Russian Master’s programs for free to participate. The application deadline is January 31.

This is the second year the International Open Doors Olympiad is being conducted with support from the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and Rossotrudnichestvo. The project is organized by the "Global Universities" Association. 

A citizen from any country, except Russia, who has a Bachelor's degree or who will graduate from an undergraduate program in 2019, can take part. All stages of the Olympiad are conducted online.

More than 8,500 people from 160 countries took part in the 2017-2018 Olympiad. 94 people from 31 countries were winners and runners-up.

For the winners and runners-up in the 2018-2019 Olympiad, there are more than 300 places available for a free education at Russian universities in the following Master’s programs: Biology, Computer Science, Mathematics, Business and Management, Political Science, Psychology, Physics, Philology and Linguistics, Chemistry, and Economics.

To participate in the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project International Olympiad, register on the project website: Registration opens November 1, 2018.