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Higher educational institution in Simferopol

V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University

The University traces its history back to the establishment of Taurida University, the first institution of higher education in Crimea, which was established in 1918 on the initiative of Solomon Krym.

V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University is a higher education institution of rich, century-long history with a vast network of research and production facilities, which has more than 7,000 members of staff and over 32,000 students, including about 3,000 international students from 54 countries.

Today, V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University comprises 23 academic and non-academic units and 12 branches located across Crimea, including 10 academies and institutes, 7 colleges, 11 branches, and 11 research and science institutions and centres.

V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University offers numerous options in terms of leisure activities, such as performing arts societies, sports clubs, dance, song, and theatre groups.

V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University trains future professionals using novel opportunities that meet high-level national and global standards in education. The number of these opportunities has increased significantly with the establishment of the new federal-level university through the merger of leading Crimean universities. V.I. Vernadsky Crimean Federal University has developed into a major research and science centre and a source of pride for the Russian Federation and the Republic of Crimea.

Admission Process

There are five steps to complete admission process at Crimean Federal University:


Students can apply online. After reading the complete information on the website about tuition fees and courses first you have to choose the course.
After choosing the course you should send us the following documents by email:

• Filled Application Form
• Copy of Passport or ID Card (minimum valid for 2 years)
• Copy of Higher Secondary School Certificate (with subject details)

After reviewing the above-written documents, we shall notify you about acceptance or rejection. If you will be accepted then we shall issue you Admission Confirmation Letter in one working day.


To get an invitation letter from Siberian State University, we require the following documents:

• Filled Application Form
• Copy of International Passport (minimum valid for one year)
• Copy of School Certificate (with subject details)
• Cost of Invitation Letter 400 US$ and Courier charges 100 US$

You can send us these documents only after receiving Acceptance / Admission Confirmation letter from Crimean Federal University.
You can send us the documents by email or by fax. Please take care that documents should be scanned properly and should be clearly readable.
You can transfer us the payment bank transfer, by western Union or Money Gram. Please send us the receipt of payments to confirm us.
Invitations are issued by the Federal Migration Service and it takes 35-45 days to issue the invitation letter.

After receiving documents and payment, we shall send you the Original Invitation letter, Admission Confirmation letter and visa support letter by courier.


After getting an invitation letter from Crimean Federal University, students should contact the nearest Russian Embassy or Consulate (depending on the country of the university) in his/her country.

Visa Requirements are as follows:

  • Filled Application form (you can fill online at http://visa.kdmid.ru)
  • Original passport (valid for 2 years minimum)
  • Secondary school certificate (attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs or with Apostille stamp)
  • Aids/HIV test (attested by Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • An official invitation letter issued by Federal Migration Services of the Russian Federation through Crimean Federal University
  • 2 Passport size Photos (3.5 x 4.5)

P.S.: In some countries, the Embassy of the Russian Federation or Ukraine requires the legalization of documents from specific departments.

P.S.: In some specific countries Russian or Ukrainian embassy requires some additional documents.

For complete visa requirements, please contact the Embassy of Russian Federation in your country.


After getting a visa from Embassy or Consulate, students should inform us about his/her flight details with the date and arrival time.

One of our representatives will receive the student at the airport.
In case the student will not inform us about his/her arrival, he/she will be deported back to the homeland by the Immigration Authorities of Russia.


Every student should bring with him/her original complete documents and with Full First year Expenses or Payment Receipt of complete first-year expenses paid.

It is compulsory for every student to be registered at University in three working days after arrival in Russian Federation territory.

After Arrival in Russia, students should submit the complete documents and first-year complete charges as written on Admission Confirmation Letter to International Department. The staff of the International Relations office will complete the admission process and registration process in 1-3 working days and after that, they will allow you to start the classes.
International Office will also extend the visa from Home Office.
Our International Office staff will complete all the formalities that you should start your classes in 4-5 working days.


All students who have secondary school certificate have right to get admission at Crimean Federal University.


For Medicine, Pediatrics, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Vet.Medicine Courses:

For admission in medical-related courses, students must have studied the following subject with other subjects at school.

Biology | Chemistry | Physics

We don’t require any specific marks or grades in the above subjects for admission. We accept students with all passing grades or marks for admission at Siberian State Medical University.

Duration 6 Years
Course MBBS
Established 1918
Medium of Instruction 100% English
Approved by MCI
Recognized BY WHO

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