Welcome to Penza State University!

Students studying at partner universities may come as exchange students to Penza State University within International Credit Mobility of Erasmus+ or other academic exchange programmes for a year, semester or short intensive courses. The further information will provide you with necessary details concerning nomination period, submitting the application form and other documents, getting the Russian Visa and arriving in Penza.

Application deadlines are:

1st June for the semester starting from 1st September;
1st December for the semester starting from 1st February.

These are some formal steps to be taken before you explore all the opportunities and enjoy all the benefits of an exchange period. In order to apply for the programme the participants:
•    should be nominated by their home university;
•    choose programme of study;
•    fill in the Application Form and present other documents required.

The application package includes:
•    Application Form;
•    scanned copy of passport or ID;
•    transcript of records (academic history);
•    motivation letter.

Signing an Agreement
Learning Agreements/Protocols indicate the programme of studies or traineeship to be followed abroad. It should be approved by the student or staff, home university and host university before the start of the exchange.


Other academic mobility programmes
Please contact International Projects Department for a Learning Agreement/Protocol via


Find your programme
Choose from the list of ECTS programmes here. Contact your Erasmus+ coordinators to inform them about your choice and/or to get advised.

Invitation and applying for a visa
Your invitation from a host organisation is essential for getting a visa. Find out more about requirements for a visa of the Russian Federation.

Documents that you need in Russia
On crossing the border of the RF you will have to fill in a migration card which will later be used for your registration. Read more on the required documents and where you get advise and support at Penza State University.

Arrange your arrival
Here are some tips for arranging your arrival in the Russian Federation and at Penza State University.

Health insurance
You need to have a national medical insurance certificate valid for Russia. More information on health insurance.

There is very convenient modern accommodation on campus supplied by the University. More information on your housing opportunities.

Practical matters
We have compiled questions and answers on practical matters so that your arrival and stay with us is trouble-free.

Any questions unanswered?
If you still have any questions related to the official or to the academic part of your visit do not hesitate to contact our International Office, we will be happy to advise you and relieve all your worries.

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