Kabardino-Balkarian State University named after H. M. Berbekov

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Bachelor's programs
Specialist's programs
Master's programs
PhD research majors
residency specialties
English-taught programs
institutes and 1 academy
secondary vocational education programs
students from 50 regions of Russia
international students from 44 countries

KBSU is the classical university of Kabardino-Balkaria and one of the largest universities in the North Caucasus.

The university offers a wide range of fields of study and majors in medicine, physical and mathematical sciences, chemical and biological sciences, social sciences and humanities, engineering and IT.

KBSU is listed among the Russian universities offering degrees in Dentistry and General Medicine recognized in the Arab Republic of Egypt.

VK – @kbsu_ru

Bachelor's and Specialist's programs

Modes of study:

  • full-time – 4-6 years
  • part-time – 4.5 years
  • extramural – 5 years

Tuition fees per year 90,600 – 250,000 RUB

Master's programs

Modes of study:

  • full-time – 2 years
  • part-time, extramural – 2.5 years

Tuition fees per year 97,000 – 220,000 RUB

PhD programs

Modes of study:

  • full-time – 3 years

Tuition fees per year 168,000 – 213,700 RUB

Residency programs

Modes of study:

  • full-time – 2 years

Tuition fees per year 146,300 – 386,200 RUB

Higher School of International Education of KBSU

Migration Control Office of the Higher School of International Education:

  1. Invitation Department – oms@kbsu.ru
  2. Visa Support and Migration Registration Department  – ovpimu@bk.ru

+7 8862 40-48-06 (ext. 1286)

Preparatory department for foreign citizens

Duration – 1 year

Tuition fee per year – 109,500 RUB

Fields of study

Institute of Architecture, Construction and Design

Architecture, Civil Engineering, Housing Services and Communal Infrastructure, Design, Decorative and Applied Arts and Folk Crafts

Institute of Informatics, Electronics and Robotics

Radio Engineering, Design and Technology of Electronic Instrumentation, Electronics and Nanoelectronics, Technological Machines and Equipment, Design and Technological Support of Machine-Building Industries, Mechatronics and Robotics, Quality Management, Control in Engineering Systems

Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Digital Technologies

Applied Mathematics and Informatics, Fundamental Informatics and Information Technologies, Informatics and Computer Engineering, Applied Informatics, Information Security

Institute of Pedagogy, Psychology and Sports Education

Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Pedagogical Education, Physical Culture

Institute of Law, Economics and Finance

Economics, Law, Banking and Finance, State Audit, Economic Security

Institute of Management, Tourism and Hospitality Industry

Management, State and Municipal Management, Tourism, Hotel Business

Institute of Dentistry and Maxillofacial Surgery

Dentistry  RU/  EN, residency specialties

Institute of Physics and Mathematics

Mathematics, Physics

Institute of Chemistry and Biology

Chemistry, Geography, Biology, Chemical Engineering

Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities

Sociology, Social Work, Youth Outreach Management, International Relations, Journalism, Philology, Linguistics, History

Medical Academy

General Medicine  RU/EN, Pediatrics, Preventive Medicine, Pharmacy, residency specialties

Required documents

  • Document (documents) proving your identity and citizenship (passport)
  • Academic credential in the established standard form (diploma, transcript)
  • 1 photo
  • Foreign education recognition (nostrification) certificate except in cases where you are not required to submit the certificate according to the Russian legislation (if available, it can be submitted within the first year of study)
  • NEET certificate (for Indian citizens, medical specialties)
  • Preparatory faculty/department completion certificate

Upon your arrival, you must submit to KBSU the following

  • Police clearance certificate (if any)
  • Vaccination certificate (if you have no certificate, you must do your antibody tests for rubella, mumps, diphtheria, measles)
  • Referral from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia (for those applying for state-funded places within the quota)
  • Copy of medical certificate confirming the absence of contraindications to studying in Russia issued by the official authority of the applicant's country of residence, in Russian
  • Copy of medical certificate confirming the absence of HIV and AIDS issued by the official authority of the applicant's country of residence, in Russian
  • Certificate confirming the absence of COVID-19
  • Voluntary health insurance policy, including all necessary medical services

Enrollment campaign – 2024

Application dates, entrance exams

Bachelor’s and Specialist’s programs June 20 – August 23

Master’s programs June 20 – August 22

Enrollment orders

Bachelor’s and Specialist’s programs August 27-31

Master’s programs August 23-31

You can submit your documents

  • In person, to the KBSU Admission Office at the address: 173, Chernyshevsky Street, main building
  • By registered mail, return receipt requested
  • Online

Admission Office

+7 8662 42-27-79
+7 8662 42-22-40

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