Russian compatriots living abroad and foreign nationals have the opportunity to get a college degree in Russia for free at the expense of the federal budget.

Among the specialties offered are engineering majors in the energy field, represented in the program by leading Russian universities such as the National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI”, the National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute” (Technical University), Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and others.

Since 2017, the application process is easier, it is only necessary for the applicant to register in the RUSSIA.STUDY portal, attach the necessary documents and wait for approval. The selection of candidate students is carried out in two stages: the first stage is carried out by the representative office of the Russian Federal Agency Rossotrudnichestvo in Bulgaria, and the second – by the Russian educational institutions.

More detailed information can be found on the website, as well as with the specialists of Rossotrudnichestvo.