Open Doors - Russian Government Scholarship Program for International Students 2020, Russia

Publish Date: Oct 28, 2019

Deadline: Dec 18, 2019

Applications are now open for the Russian Government Scholarship 2020 which is offering full scholarships to study in Russia.

“Global Universities” Association in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation offers Open Doors Russian Scholarship for International Students. The scholarship is available on the basis of competition to pursue a master’s degree.

The competition is aimed at prospective applicants to master’s programs and allows winners and runner-ups to study at any Russian university, with tuition fees covered by the state, which implies a 100% discount on tuition + a governmental scholarship at one of leading Russian universities members of 5-100 project, which aims to increase their positions on the global research and education market with 21 Nobel Prize winners lecturers and more than 360,000 students studying in these universities.

The competition is aimed at talented foreign students who would like to enroll in a Master’s program in Russia for free. The competition winners will be able to enroll in the Master’s programme using a single-window system, choosing any of 500 Russian universities, including 21 leading universities-participants of the 5-100 Project.

Study Subject: Subject area is the field of knowledge that covers groups of program tracks a Master’s student can follow. The area of science you would like to specialize in, to be short.

  • Biology

  • Computer & Data Science

  • Mathematics & Artificial Intelligence

  • Business & Management

  • Politics & International Relations

  • Psychology

  • Physics

  • Linguistics & Modern Languages

  • Chemistry

  • Economics

  • Engineering & Technology

Location: Russia


  • Winners and runner-ups to study at any Russian university, with tuition fees covered by the state, which implies a 100% discount on tuition + a governmental scholarship.

  • More than 300 Scholarships will be awarded

  • Scholarship can be taken in Russia

  • After confirming your proficiency in English or Russian, you can study in that language.

  • If you need to improve your Russian, you will be offered a Russian language preparatory course.

  • You will be enrolled in a specialization indicated in your registration form. Within this specialization, you can choose any program applicable for foreign students.


  • Participation is open to all holders of Bachelor’s degrees, except for Russian citizens.

  • English Language Requirements: Participants can take part in either Russian or English language.

Eligible Regions: Open for All


Application Deadline: December 18, 2019 

How to Apply: Applicants can apply through the online processor.

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