New master of science specialization at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia
Institute of Gravitation and Cosmology at Peoples' Friendship University of Russia (Moscow) opens
a new M. Sc. Programme "Gravitation, cosmology and relativistic astrophysics" aimed at getting M. Sc.
Degree (2 years) and Ph. D. Degree (3 years more) in physics.
The programme includes standard courses in theoretical physics and astronomy as well as special
courses in gravity, quantum field and particle theory. Dissertations involve multidimensional gravity,
quantum cosmology, black hole and space physics etc.
On application for foreign students
Foreign students applying Master of Science Degree must have a complete secondary education and
Bachelor of Science Certificates, present the documents as follows:
Entrance applications are accepted till 15 August each year. Applicants approved by the University Entrance
Board will receive an entry visa in the Russian Embassy and should arrive at the University from
15 August to 15 September. The academic year starts on 1 September and includes two
semesters. Winter vacations are from 25 January to 6 February, summer vacations are from 4 July
to 31 August. Admission examinations are taken for the first two decades of September. University
graduates are awarded a Master of Science Degree and get the relevant State Diploma.
- personal application for admission;
- certified copies of the Certificates of secondary education and Bachelor of Science including academic record;
- certified copy of Birth Certificate;
- medical certificate with all tests required;
- curriculum vitae;
- 12 photographs (3x4).
The University provides students with medical care services for $150 per year, free library service,
sports and leisure facilities. Hostel accommodation is for $300 to $1800 (depending on comfort
categories) per year. Entrance registration is for $75. Tuition fee is $2000 per year. Candidates
enrolled at the University can be admitted to the Preliminary Faculty for one year to study Russian
language and physics. All students coming to Russia for the first time pass medical examination. For
further information you may address:
Post Address: Peoples' Friendship University of Russia, 6 Miklukho-Maklaya Street, Moscow
Phone: 7 (495) 434 66 82
Fax: 7 (495) 433 15 11, 434 66 41
PFUR Vice-Rector, Director of the Institute of Gravitation and Cosmology
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