How to apply

Prerequisite requirements:

  • General musical training
  • Diploma of complete secondary education (high–school diploma) or diploma from an accredited specialized music institution. Please note, that your diploma or certificate must be translated into Russian and notarized. We require both a diploma itself and its notarized translation.
  • Age: minimum age 18 years
  • Knowledge of Russian at the Pre-Intermediate level is required - Test of Russian as a Foreign language.

Please download Application forms for 2020/2021 academic year – to be sent via e-mail with the video of applicant’s performance and required documents included.

In order to get a visa invitation on time, please apply at least one and half months prior to arrival. Entrance examinations dates for 2020 are to be announced later. Please send your applications and videos until the end of June if possible. Normally the deadline for international applications for the next academic year is June 30, or, in case visa is not required, the deadline for applications is August 20. Entrance examinations are usually held after August 20. Starting course date is September 1.

Please check the Rules and regulations for foreign citizens who need a visa to enter Russia and Visa and Registration Instructions for International Students.

As the language of instruction is Russian  we recommend to start your Russian classes at least a year before you apply.  You may go for one-year Russian Language Preparatory Course at the Petrozavodsk State Glazunov Conservatoire.


Anna Efimova
International Cooperation Adviser

Viktoriya Yanis
Authorized person to deal with the Federal Migration Service of the Russian Federation on visa issues