Irkutsk State Agrarian University named after A.A. Ezhevsky
Application and admission
All foreign citizens who want to study in Russia need to have a valid student visa. To apply for a student visa you will need to have the official invitation letter issued by the Federal Migration Service (FMS) of the Russian Federation.
The invitation procedure by FMS lasts up to a month. The original documents are forwarded to the applicants via ordinary mail.
Migration registration of foreign citizens
In accordance with the Federal Law # 109 "On migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation" of 18.07.2006, Federal Law # 110 "On legal state of foreign citizens in the Russian Federation" of 18.07. 2006, and the Governmental Regulation # 9 "Rules of exercising the migration registration of foreign citizens and stateless persons in the Russian Federation" of 15.01.2007 each foreign student should provide his / her international passport, visa and migration card to the Dean's Office of International Students of the University for registration as soon as possible (not later than three business days after arrival). In case of staying for more than a day in some other Russian city before coming to the place of the education (Irkutsk State Agrarian University) a student should keep all plane and train tickets from all other Russian cities to Irkutsk for successful registration.
The period of staying in Russia is determined by the validity period of visa as well as international passport.
One month prior the stay of the period termination a foreign student should apply for new visa to prolong his or her period of staying. For the violation of residence regime a student could be brought to administrative responsibility (money penalty amounting from 2 000 up to 5000 RUB) and expulsion from the University.