International Programs
MGIMO University

International
Perspective
and Academic
Excellence

Information for Currently Enrolled Students 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Fall semester:

September 1st – December 31st

Examination session

January 10th – January 25th

Vacations

January 26th – February 6th

Spring Semester:

February 7th – May 30th

Examination session

June 1st –June 25th

 

TIMETABLE AT BACHELOR’S PROGRAM

1st class

08:30-10:00

2nd class

10:15-11:45

3rd class

12:30-14:00

4th class

14:15-15:45

*Intensive modules by visiting professors can be out of schedule

 

ATTENTION! Classes’ attendance is obligatory. Absence from 30 academic hours leads to expulsion.

 

COURSES AND GRADING

Types of Courses

  • Obligatory Courses

  • Elective Courses (to be chosen up to September 4). 

 

Final Grading

  • EXAM - held during the examination session 

  • ZACHET - held during the last week of study 

ECTS Grade

 

%

 

A

 

90-100

 

B

 

82-89

 

C

 

75-81

 

D

 

67-74

 

E

 

60-66

 

 
1st Rating

 

2nd Rating

 

3rd Rating

 

R1

 

R2

 

RS

 

Final Mark on ZACHET depends on 3 ratings during the semester

Final Grade = (R1+R2+R3)/3

If FG > 70, you receive “PASS” grade automatically

 

MEDICAL INSURANCE

MGIMO provides students with modern health care and emergency medical services. The Medical Centre includes general practitioners, opticians, dentists, surgeons and others. The clinic is equipped with state of the art medical equipment, and in case of need experts from the best medical facilities in Moscow are invited to the Centre.

To get access to the services of the MGIMO Medical Centre, international students are required to purchase full medical insurance at the Centre. The price of annual insurance is 7500 rubles (around 150 Euros).

To view a detailed description of the services provided by the MGIMO Medical Centre, please follow this link.

 

SPORTS CENTRE

MGIMO students have easy access to participation in a vast array of sports including football, basketball, volleyball, tennis, badminton, water polo, table tennis, shooting, and martial arts.
Students can visit the University's Sports Centre gym which offers a full range of exercise equipment and professional coaches. A six-lane swimming pool is located at the Sports Centre, which is considered to be one of the best in Moscow. Halls for volleyball, basketball and other collective activities are located at the Sports Centre, as well as an indoor tennis court, wrestling room, aerobics and table tennis rooms.

There is an outdoor stadium with a professional football field, open-air tennis and volleyball courts, as well as an ice skating rink in the winter. Members of student sport clubs also go skiing in winter and play golf in summer.

Physical training lessons are compulsory for B.A. students of the 1st and 2nd year. Students may either join regular training or choose a certain sport section. Please follow this link to read MGIMO Sports Centre rules.

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