USATU for international students

Academic Calendar


Fall semester:       September through July

First semester:      September through January

Second semester: Febrary through July


 Excellent services for international students


The International Relationships Department (IRD) is a place for students to get help, and have meetings and celebrations. The staff of the IRD, located in the Ufa State Aviation Technical University, is prepared to help students with questions concerning immigration, travel, work, and cultural adjustment. They can also provide contact information with your country's student association.


The Russian Language Program (RLP) allows accepting students at any level of Russian ability. The RLP has an experienced faculty with advanced degrees and many years of teaching Russian to international students. There are one year and one and a half year programs available each fall semester.


Undergraduate Admission / Graduate Admission


If you have a high enough grade point average (GPA), Ufa State Aviation Technical University can admit you with no proof of Russian proficiency. Once you arrive, you will be required to take the Russian Proficiency Test (RPT). The results of the RPT will determine if you have to study full-time intensive Russian, or if you are ready to begin full-time university classes.

Undergraduate students at USATU benefit from the extraordinary resources of a world-class research institution dedicated to undergraduate teaching. USATU faculty have an unparalleled reputation for balancing excellence in their fields with a dedication to their students, through both classroom instruction and independent study advising.

Undergraduates fulfill general education requirements, choose among a wide variety of elective courses, and pursue departmental concentrations and interdisciplinary certificate programs. Required independent work is a hallmark of undergraduate education at USATU.

The graduate program offers advanced degrees spanning the natural sciences and engineering.

Doctoral education available in all disciplines emphasizes original and independent scholarship, while master's degree programs in engineering, finance prepare candidates for careers in public life and professional practice.


USATU, a comprehensive regional university, provides undergraduate and graduate programs and services to the people of the Russian Federation, but also to others who seek the benefits offered. This is accomplished by the unique combination of academic programs. The university is equally committed to fulfilling its state wide mission in technology and economic development by facilitating partnerships with secondary and postsecondary educational institutions, businesses and industries.

The university supports an organizational and interpersonal structure that actively encourages individuals to achieve their potential. The university provides programs and services that create opportunities for students and other individuals to develop intellectually, ethically, aesthetically, emotionally, socially and physically. The university provides intellectual leadership and multicultural experiences that contribute to the preservation of the heritage of the region and the enhancement of its inhabitants. Finally, the university recognizes the world as interdependent and, thus, seeks to promote a broad and interactive international perspective.

The university fulfills the traditional academic missions of teaching, scholarship and service. Excellence in teaching is the primary focus of the university. The university recognizes that active scholarship and creativity add vitality to teaching, expand and refine the knowledge base and are instrumental to the professional development of the faculty and staff. Programs of professional and community service promote and strengthen university endeavors. USATU fosters a campus culture of assessment and accountability that supports strategic planning and the continuous improvement of its academic programs and administrative processes.

The University admits students for full-time and part-time studies. To be accepted to first year studies, applicants should have a state approved diploma of secondary (full) general vocational education, as well as a diploma of professional vocational education, if it has a record of the receipt of the bearer of secondary (complete) general education.

Acceptance of documents for full-time and part-time studies is going since June 20th. Deadline for documents for intramural education - July 25th, for correspondence - August 25th.

Applicants for full-time and part-time studies should sign up for passing of general exam in the second wave in the period up to July 5th, for which exams are scheduled from July 8th. Graduates of the current year have the opportunity to take all the necessary exams for admission in the form general exam during final exams at school.

Graduates from year of 2008 and earlier, as well as graduates of colleges, applying on the profile of the specialty, are able to pass the entrance exam in the traditional form (not general exam). Exams are conducted in the traditional manner on a schedule since July 16th. People, applying to the Correspondence Department have the opportunity to take exams in the second stream since August 26th.

Enrollment ends no later than 10 days before the start of training.

Nonresident applicants are provided with the hostel during the examinations.