From April 1 2021, as under the order of the Russian Federation foreign students, postgraduates, residents, students of preparatory faculties from Venezuela, Germany, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka can return to Russia to continue their studies. Now Venezuela, Germany, Syria, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Sri Lanka have been added to the previously listed epidemiologically safe countries lists. Foreign Students from these countries including Abkhazia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Vietnam, Greece, Egypt, India, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Kyrgyzstan, Cuba, Maldives, United Arab Emirates, Seychelles, Serbia, Singapore, Tanzania, Finland, Switzerland, Ethiopia, South Korea, South Ossetia, and Japan are allowed to enter Russia.
The Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation has defined an entry protocol for foreign students. Foreign students from where the risk of Covid-19 is low are now permitted to enter Russia.
On March 16, the entry procedure for foreign students from epidemiologically safe countries was updated. After the Russian Federation’s Ministry of Science and Education released a notice on the reopening of Russian universities, students from all over the Russian Federation are now studying on campus.
Foreign students must notify their travel plans to the university by e-mail at least 10 days prior to their arrival in the Russian Federation. Foreign students, graduate students, residents, and preparatory faculty students will get step-by-step instructions on what to do before arriving in Russia and in the prior weeks following via e-mail, university websites, and social media. The student must take a COVID 19 test using the PCR method no more than 3 calendar days before arriving in Russia, and if the outcome is negative, obtain the required document in Russian or English in your area. Within 72 hours after entering Russian territories, international students must take a second PCR test.
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