Foreign applicants: instructions upon arrival at Polytechnic University

20 August 2020 Education 1481

2020 has become an outstanding year in terms of an unprecedented level of international restrictions on travel and tourism: for example, since last March, the borders of the Russian Federation have remained closed to many categories of foreign citizens. But on September 1, classes will begin at Polytechnic University and, according to tradition, the university welcomes foreign applicants: what shall you do if you come to study from abroad?

Foreign applicants: instructions upon arrival at Polytechnic University

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  1. By August 20, 2020, the borders of the Russian Federation with the following countries are open: South Ossetia, Abkhazia, Turkey, Great Britain, Switzerland and the Republic of Belarus. International air and rail links have been resumed with these countries, and foreign citizens of these countries can come to study in the Russian Federation.
  2. For all foreign citizens - students - from other countries, entry to study in Russia is closed. Information about persons for whom entry to the territory of Russia is open can be found here
  3. In connection with requests from foreign students from visa-free countries who are on vacation in their homeland or who have entered SPbPU to study in the 2020/2021 academic year, we inform: foreign students arriving in the Russian Federation to study at SPbPU by independently crossing the state border Russia (land), must have a migration card for the purpose of entry "STUDY". Foreign students who have a different purpose of entry in their migration card do not have the right to stay in a SPbPU dormitory. In the future, migration cards with a different purpose of entry shall not be extended.
  4. In the future, information on opening an entry for foreign citizens will be posted on the website spbstu.ru/abit/bachelor. Information about the beginning of the academic year is posted here
  5. Issuance of certificates to foreign students for crossing the state border of the Russian Federation will be carried out as soon as borders with foreign countries are opened:
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