Gnesin Russian Academy Of Music

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dissertation council
partner educational institutions all over the world
> 2,500
students, including > 350 from 43 countries
> 70
honored or people’s artists of the Russian Federation

The only higher music education institution in Russia with the UNESCO department — the Department of Musical Art and Contemporary Performance.

The unique education system — full cycle. Raising a musician from music school to PhD degree and qualification apprenticeship.

The basic organization for music and education-related cooperation of the CIS member states in the field of culture and art.

The academy comprises

  • Gnesin Musical College
  • Music College of Pop Music and Jazz Art
  • Music School of Gnesin Russian Academy of Music

Consultations for applicants

Video consultation is a new kind of consultation that allows applicants from anywhere in the world to undergo an assessment of their preparation for entrance exams at the Academy.

Video consultation includes:

  • Viewing and analyzing of your video
  • Oral (via electronic systems) or written reply from the Academy's teacher


For international students who are outside the Russian Federation, all in-person lectures, practical classes, seminars will be doubled in courses created on the Google for Education platform.

If you have any questions about stay in Russia and the learning process for international students, feel free to contact the International Students and Foundation Programs Department.

Gnesin Russian Academy Of Music in the HED magazine
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