KFU expects international students to possess a secondary school diploma and secondary school examination results that would enable them to attend university in their home country.
Results on basic subjects in the certificate of secondary education are expected to be equal to no less than 80% of the maximum grade attainable. Candidates are also expected to have received good marks in other subjects.
Those graduates already holding a Bachelor's degree and applying for admission to Master's degree programmes must file their Bachelor's degree academic certificates.
Those candidates who possess a Master's Degree in Science/Arts or a Specialist Diploma can be admitted to the post-graduate course of study (Aspirantura) at Russian higher educational institutions.