Pre-University Foundation Program (in Russian medium)


Start date Sep/Oct/Nov/Feb 2022⁠
Duration 9/8 months
Language Russian
Format Full-time
Cost $ 3000
Who is this course for
Foreign citizens who:
  • are going to reach the education level which enables them to enter MAI as one of the top Russian engineering universities;
  • intend to start a Bachelor’s degree program at MAI in September/October 2022.


The main aim of the course is to develop students' Russian language skills necessary for successful communication, learning and building a career in Russia. Students also inmprove their educational background in Mathematics and Physics adapting for further studing at one of the MAI educational programs.

The structure of the program

Russian language 880 hours
Mathematics & Physics 140 hours
Total hours per academic year 1020 hours

As a result of the program the student has to master the Russian language to the extent necessary for comprehending information from Russian sources and know the lexical minimum of 2300 educational lexical units of common and terminological character.

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