The qualifying round of the Open Doors International Olympiad starts on September 15

24 August 2022 Education 776

The qualifying round of the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship project project will start very soon; registration will open on September 15. Winners of the intellectual competition will have an opportunity to enter Master’s degree or postgraduate programs of leading Russian universities without entrance examinations and study absolutely free (at the expense of the budget of the Russian Federation). International students who graduate from Polytechnic University in 2023 may also take part in the Olympiad. If they win the Olympiad, they will have an opportunity to study at the Master's or Postgraduate School of SPbPU at the expense of the Russian Federation budget.

The winners of international competition Open Doors: Russian Scholarship project will have an opportunity to study at the leading Russian universities for free

The Open Doors International Olympiad: Russian Scholarship Project is supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation and Rossotrudnichestvo. The organizer of the project is the Global Universities Association. Foreign citizens and stateless persons including compatriots living abroad, who gave their consent for personal data processing, and who have or are about to complete at least Bachelor’s degree for a Master’s degree track and Master’s or Specialist’s level for postgraduate track can participate in the Olympiad.

According to the results of last season Polytechnic University Master’s degree programs selected more than 50 winners of the International Olympiad from Asia and Africa, 10 of them won in the postgraduate track.

The number of profiles that participants can choose from is growing every year. A detailed description of the tracks offered by SPbPU can be found in the university’s official section on the Open Doors Olympiad website in Russian and English. Two tracks are available for participants – Master’s degree and postgraduate courses, as well as a page with a detailed description of the university’s possibilities and a section with video presentations of potential scientific supervisors.

As its name, Open Doors is open and transparent competition, it allows different students from different world corners to join it and have an opportunity to get the free scholarship. So I just did not lose the chance and participated. I heard about Open Doors competition from my senior friends who study in Moscow, they guided me and told about this scholarship program. I selected Polytech because it's one of high-ranked universities not only in Russia, but also in the world educational rankings, - said Zada Wogen Yigebahal, a student of Institute of Energy of SPbPU.

The Open Doors International Olympiad is the first project in Russia to attract talented international students to study in the leading Russian universities, covering almost all countries of the world. The Olympiad is conducted online in Russian and English in two stages. In the first stage, participants need to submit their portfolios through the special information platform developed on the Olympiad website. At the second stage, participants have to perform Olympiad tasks, which will be held in the mode of participant identification and online control. Participants of the postgraduate student track on the results of two stages are interviewed by potential scientific supervisors.

Prepared by the SPbPU International Office

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