Exchange students

Model education curriculum for Autumn or Spring semester

Course unit title ECTS
Piano Strings Brass and Woodwind  
Main instrument 10
Music History 2
Ear Training 2
Harmony 2
Chamber Ensemble 2
Piano Ensemble Quartet Ensemble 2
Accompaniment Orchestra Orchestra 2
Improvisation Orchestra Excerpts Orchestra Excerpts 2
Organ Piano Piano 2
Electives 4


The application and enrolment of exchange students is governed by bilateral agreements between partner institutions within frameworks of mobility programmes. Please contact the international office of your home university for details about your own study abroad possibilities.

Please note that no student can be admitted without prior nomination  from home university.


Autumn semester – from September 1 to December 20

Spring Semester  - from February 10 to June 10

Please note that the duration of study is subject to change according to the study plan and state education standard.

Examinations take place in December (autumn semester) and in June (spring semester).


Exchange students will need to submit their data to the Conservatoire through the Application form, and the Conservatoire will take care of submitting it to the Immigration office. Student invitations are generally ready in two to six weeks. Student Russian visas are initially issued for three months and can be renewed at any time, depending on the duration of study in Russia. 

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


Exchange students should contact their nearest Russian consulate/embassy to determine which insurance requirements for Russia apply to them.


All exchange students can be accommodated in single or twin rooms at the Conservatoire's dormitory on request.


Natalia Drobakha
International Cooperation and Foreign Student Support

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