Application periods:

1. November 15, 2023 - March 1, 2024 - International applicants

2. June 15, 2024 - July 20, 2024 - International applicants

3. June 20, 2024 - July 20, 2024 - Russian nationals, foreign citizens who have a right to be admitted to state-funded places

All prospective candidates for the program are required to participate in a preliminary interview conducted by ITMP MSU. The deadline for registration to schedule an interview is July 10, 2024.

To secure an interview slot, applicants can submit their application to or at AcademicJobsOnline.

Application Pack:

  1. A program application form (download here).
  2. Curriculum vitae/resume.
  3. A scan of a Bachelor diploma/Specialist's degree and an academic transcript (if already obtained)*. Please note, high school diplomas are not required.
  4. A short personal statement/motivation letter (max.1 page).
  5. 1-2 reference letters written in English and submitted by referees themselves (please see clarification below)*.
  6. A scan of an official English language test report or certificate (check here for more information).
  7. An abstract of an undergraduate thesis or any other research project. The abstract should be submitted in PDF format and should not exceed 3 pages. The abstract should provide a clear and brief description of the project, results and conclusions, its goals/objectives, research materials and methods.

*When completing the program application form you will be asked to provide the details of your referees, including their email addresses. References are submitted by the referees via email to Institutional email addresses are preferred. The Admissions Office is not able to:

  • accept references sent by the applicant;
  • use references from any previous application;
  • send reminders to referees or contact them.

If you need help with the admission process, please contact Admission Office at