Russian State University named after A.N. Kosygin
A multidisciplinary research and education center with high potential and a flexible lifelong learning system, from supplementary education of children, advanced education, secondary vocational education to PhD and doctoral degrees.
Technologies.Design. Art is a triunity containing the concept of developing the professions of the future. Interdisciplinary links allow the university to create new programs and apply new learning technologies: from classroom lessons and master classes to practical popularization of project activity using state-of-the-art IT.
Founded in 1930.
Tuition fees per year
bachelor's programs 99,000 — 373,200 RUB
specialist's programs 198,000 — 373,200 RUB
master's programs 150,000 — 450,000 RUB
PhD programs 300,000 — 315,000 RUB
apprenticeship programs 440,400 RUB
Fields of study and majors
- > 50 study programs in the fields of technology, humanities and economics, and art
- > 250 educational programs
Three joint degree programs with Tashkent Institute of Textile and Light Industry, Uzbekistan
Free tuition opportunity
International applicants may apply for state-funded places at RSU named after A.N. Kosygin on equal terms with Russian citizens if they are citizens of CIS countries such as Kazakhstan, Belarus, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and as part of the Compatriot Abroad program.
You may apply for degree programs and submit your documents offline and online
Foreign citizens take their entrance exams according to the regulations and schedule
The choice of an educational institution and future profession is one of the most complicated decisions in your life. After entering our university, you will gain new knowledge, attend lectures delivered by eminent scientists and Honored Workers of Education and Culture whose research papers and monographs are issued in various languages. Informative master classes in state-of-the-art classrooms, up-to-date academic programs, internships and work placements at the top enterprises in Russia and other countries - that's what we have in store for you. You will do research in state-of-the-art laboratories. Here you will find good and loyal friends, wise and experienced mentors, and become real professionals in your field. Keeping up with the pandemic realities, you can apply and take creativity exams online. Definitely, you will lack a real university tour and communication with teachers, but our professors and candidates of sciences will become your guides to the university environment. I am sure that you will overcome all the challenges and become a part of our big but close-knit family. You will join many thousand people in our team and become students of RSU named after A.N. Kosygin, one of the best Russian universities.
Rector, Professor, Doctor of Sociological Sciences
Scholarships and grants
- Monthly scholarships during the entire period of study for all international students enrolled in state-funded places
- RSU named after A.N. Kosygin's personal scholarships
- Scientific institutions' grants
- Municipal, regional and federal scholarships
- The Moscow Government scholarships
- Grants from the Federal Agency for Youth Affairs (Rosmolodezh)
- The list of job openings
- Information about possible internships and work placements
- Events promoting the development of professional qualities and skills
- Advice on personal development in the professional sphere
VK - @careerrsu
Priority research areas
- A matrix approach to the development of Digital Industry 4.0 at industrial enterprises of the textile and light industries
- Intelligent systems in industrial process control
- Natural sciences as a source of basic and applied research development
- Basic and applied research in the field of development, modification, and study of structure and properties of artificial, synthetic, and nature-like polymer fibers and materials
- Simulation and design of industrial processes ensuring energy and resource-saving
- Development of basic and applied research in arts and design
- Human capital as a basis for the development of social and legal and financial and economic relations in the context of the socially responsible economy
- University 4.0 as a basis for training of specialists in the format of open spaces
- Student research and practice conference "The First Steps in Profession"
- Student research conference "Young Researchers for Innovative Development of the Society (World)"
- All-Russian Scientific Forum of Young Researchers "Social and Humanitarian Issues of Education, Fashion and Design "Social Engineer"
Russian as a Foreign Language program
- Study areas:medicine and biology, humanities, natural sciences, engineering and technology, economics
- Summer and winter schools - the study program includes lexis, grammar, speaking, reading, listening, writing, country studies
- Professional study and work placements
- Classes are conducted offline and online
- Duration 6, 12, 18 months
- Tuition fee 160,000 RUB per year
Our classes are exciting. Convenient class schedules allow me to work in my degree field, which brings me extra money. I design websites or separate blocks for different companies. The knowledge I gain here often comes in handy. I'm so thankful to my teachers for their work and contribution to our future.
Turkmenistan. Fourth-year Bachelor's student, Information Systems and Technologies
- The main university building is located in the center of the Russian capital. It is a Russian cultural heritage site – Constructivism monument
- The educational buildings and university campus are located in three administrative districts of Moscow
- Research and education center with a collection of art tissues that includes over 30,000 unique items, starting from the 18th century
- The library has a collection of > 1,403,837 items, including 1,128,332 printed, 275,505 electronic, and > 3,000 exclusive editions
- National design and fashion center
- Education technological support center
- Engineering center for innovative materials and technologies of the light industry of RSU named after A.N. Kosygin
- 4 buildings of corridor-type and block-type dormitories
- A gym, individual study rooms, coworking areas, a football field
- Student self-governance and creative activities
All international students live in comfortable dormitories, each room accommodating two or three persons. There is a branching transport network near the dormitories. The shopping and recreation centers are within walking distance.
The university and dormitories ensure security 24/7. All students get special access cards to enter the university and campus through turnstiles.
I've been living in the dormitory on Leninskiy Avenue for three years already. We have a good gym and study room. Sometimes the guys hold movie nights or chess and table tennis tournaments. The dormitory life can be full of events! Our dorm is conveniently located: not far from the metro and center, in a quiet district. I like living here!
Serbia. Second-year Bachelor's student, Psychology
Institute of International Education
- Execution of documents for legal stay in Russia
- Execution of an invitation to enter Russia for studying, a multi-entry student visa upon arrival in Moscow
- Consultations on getting a health insurance policy
The university offered me, a foreign national, all necessary conditions for personal development. During my studies, I've taken part in over 30 research and practice events. I've published 12 academic papers and received ten awards in all-Russian and international contests. This experience has enriched my knowledge. RSU has offered me an array of research opportunities.
Syria. First-year PhD student, Art History
- The university qualifying championship "Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia)" according to WorldSkills standards
- The Tochka RU All-Russian Design Festival
- The Shoes-Style International Shoes and Accessories Design Competition
- The Moscow Creative Work Competition "Decorative and Applied Arts and Design"
- Familiarization of international students with the city
- Assistance in dormitory accommodation, settlement, and solution of daily life problems
- Assistance in adaptation to a new environment: volunteers instruct newcomers, tell them about student life, the places where they can change money, buy food, how to get to different educational buildings
- Support during studies – you can always contact volunteers with any questions, ask for advice and help
VK - @donskay39
International Culture Club
- Cultural exchange and overcoming a language barrier
- Mass cultural events
- International academic and creative activities