Lomonosov Moscow State University Admissions

Lomonosov Moscow State University, also known as MSU, is a public research university founded in 1755 in Moscow, Russia. The university is home to 7,000 undergraduate students and 40,000 postgraduate students. Moscow State University is most recognized for its academic offerings in Physics and Technology, International relations, Biotechnology,  Natural sciences, Mathematics, and Philosophy.

Official website: msu.ru/en

Admission To-Do List

  • Letter of Invitation
  • Filled application form
  • School-leaving certificate
  • Transcript
  • Medical certificate
  • The AIDS test
  • Passport with visa and migration card
  • Education certificate
  • Diploma of Bachelor, Specialist or Master
  • Proficiency in foreign language
  • Application form MSU
  • Questionnaire
  • Copies of the diploma


Writing Supplement:
Statement of purpose (letter of motivation), in Russian and in English. See more

Application Deadlines

March 10
Summer 2, undergraduate
March 10
Fall, undergraduate
March 10
Summer 2, graduate
May 10
Fall, graduate

Famous Graduates

Iiya Frank

Nobel Prize in Physics

Lev Landau

Nobel Laurette in Physics

Advice on Personal Statement for Lomonosov Moscow State University Admissions

The Lomonosov Moscow State University personal statement should cover the applicant's academic history as well as their achievements and personal goals. Every essay really needs to be unique and stand out from every other applicant. Writing a personal statement is a chance for the applicant to express why they want to attend Lomonosov Moscow University and what the university will benefit from having them as a student. Every applicant should have someone proofread their work before they submit their essay. This helps to catch any spelling and grammar issues that might have been missed.