Required documents

General requirements for documents

  1. The applicant's identity document
    • in the database of the AIS "Recognition", you must upload a valid identity card, according to which you plan to cross the border of the Russian Federation for the purpose of training;
    • if the document is written in a foreign language, a notarized translation of the identity card with a filed copy of the original is required.
  2. The document on education and its supplements
    • in the database of AIS "Recognition", you must upload a document about your education with a supplement (indicating the subjects you have passed and the grades you have received on them);
    • if the text of the document and (or) the seal impression is made in a foreign language, a notarized translation of the document about education is required.
    • translations of documents must be made in full, including all pages, page turns, all stamps, seals, emblems, etc.
  3. Documents confirming a change of full name (if the full name in the passport and the education document do not match)
    • the document of name or last name change, if the name or last name was changed – with a notarized copy or translation (if the document is in a foreign language);
    • marriage certificate, if the document on education contains a premarital name – with a notarized copy or translation (if the document is in a foreign language).
  4. The applicant may provide additional confirmation of educational attainment, for example,

    • a copy of the license and accreditation (certification) of the educational program and educational organizations;
    • copies of documents on passing advanced studies, additional professional education programs, academic internships, including in a foreign educational organization;
    • documents of previous education (a document of graduation from school or college, a bachelor's degree, a master's degree, etc.);
    • other documents that you consider necessary to provide.

When submitting documents and materials in a foreign language, it is necessary to provide a translation of these documents into Russian certified in accordance with the procedure established in the Russian Federation.

Examples of requirements for educational documents submitted for the recognition of education at Lomonosov Moscow State University by country

Islamic Republic of Iran

Requirements for documents on education/qualification

Legalization of documents Requirements for the translation of documents into Russian
Islamic Republic of Iran Legalization is not required translations of documents into Russian can be certified by both a notary of the Russian Federation and an official notary of Iran

Kazakhstan

When filling out the questionnaire in the AIS "Recognition", it is necessary to take into account that the last name, first name, patronymic (hereinafter – full name) is entered in the database in accordance with the data of the current identity card, according to which you plan to cross the border of the Russian Federation for the purpose of training. This can be a foreign passport of a citizen of Kazakhstan (in this case, the full name is entered on the translation of the passport without a patronymic) or a national certificate (ID card with a full name in Russian) - with a patronymic (if available).

Please note! If you plan to cross the border of the Russian Federation with a foreign passport of Kazakhstan, and your education documents are issued on the basis of a national certificate (ID-card) with a full name in Russian with a patronymic, then you need to upload a scan of the foreign passport with a translation into Russian and a scan of the national certificate (ID-card) to the AIS "Recognition" questionnaire.

If the identity documents contain the surname, first name, patronymic in the Kazakh language (in Russian spelling), their translation is required.

Requirements for documents on education/qualification

Legalization of documents Requirements for the translation of documents into Russian
Kazakhstan Legalization is not required If there are seals, surname, first name, patronymic in the Kazakh language (in Russian spelling) in the documents on education, their translation is required. Translations of documents into Russian can be certified by both a notary of the Russian Federation and an official notary of Kazakhstan

If the education documents are not stamped, you must upload scans of the license and certification / accreditation of the educational institution with appendices (valid at the time of graduation) in the AIS “Recognition".

Required documents on education/qualifications for admission to bachelor's/specialist's programs.

  • Certificate of secondary general education (with Application)
  • Diploma of primary vocational education (with secondary general education) (with Application)
  • Diploma of secondary vocational education (with Application)

Required education/qualification documents for admission to Master's degree programs. You must provide the following set of documents:

Set of Documents
  • Bachelor's Degree Certificate
  • Diploma supplement (indicating: subjects, grades received, credits)

Required documents on education/qualification for admission to the programs of training of scientific and pedagogical personnel in postgraduate studies. You must provide the following set of documents:

Set of Documents
  • Master's degree certificate
  • Master's degree Diploma supplement (indicating: subjects, grades received and credits for them)

China

Requirements for documents on education/qualification

Legalization of documents Requirements for the translation of documents into Russian
People’s Republic of China (PRC) Legalization is not required translations of documents into Russian can be certified by both a notary of the Russian Federation and an official notary of the People's Republic of China
Hong Kong (Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China) Apostille is required translations of documents into Russian must be certified by a notary of the Russian Federation*
Macau (Macau Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China Apostille is required translations of documents into Russian must be certified by a notary of the Russian Federation*

* At the time of submission of documents to Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov and to participate in the entrance examinations, it is allowed to upload translations of education documents into Russian by an official notary of Hong Kong, Macau, but for enrollment in Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov, translations of documents into Russian are required language certified by a notary of the Russian Federation

Required documents of education / qualifications for admission to undergraduate / specialist programs. You must provide one of the following sets of documents, depending on the previous education:

1st set of documents

  • Certificate of completion of secondary general education high school
  • Certificate of passing the provincial high school uniform final exams (at least 6 subjects) or Certificate of school qualification examination results (in the absence of uniform final exams in the province)

2nd set of documents

  • Certificate of graduation from a secondary vocational education institution
  • Certificate of passing the unified final exams of the provincial senior secondary school (at least 6 subjects)

Required educational / qualification documents for admission to master's programs. You must provide one of the following sets of documents, depending on the previous education:

1st set of documents

  • Diploma of conferring a bachelor's degree
  • Diploma of graduation from a higher educational institution (study period - 4 years)
  • Diploma supplement (indicating: thesis, subjects, grades received, credits)

2nd set of documents

  • Diploma supplement (indicating: thesis, subjects, grades received, credits)
  • Diploma of graduation from a higher educational institution (study period - 2 years)
  • Supplement to the diploma on awarding a bachelor's degree for 2 years (indicating: thesis, subjects, grades received, credits)
  • Diploma of completion of a special course of higher education (study period - 3 years)
  • Supplement to the diploma on the completion of a special course of higher education for 3 years (indicating: subjects, grades received, credits)

Required documents on education / qualifications for admission to programs for the preparation of scientific and pedagogical personnel in graduate school. The following set of documents must be provided:

Set of documents

  • Diploma of conferring a master's degree
  • Diploma of completion of studies in magistracy
  • Supplement to the Master's Diploma (indicating: subjects, grades received and credits for them)
  • Certificate from the university on the defense of a master's thesis (indicating the topic of the thesis and the received grade)

Republic of Korea

Requirements for documents on education/qualification

Legalization of documents Requirements for the translation of documents into Russian
Republic of Korea Apostille is required translations of documents into Russian must be certified by a notary of the Russian Federation*

* At the time of submission of documents to Moscow State University named after M.V. Lomonosov and to participate in entrance examinations, it is allowed to upload translations into Russian of education documents by an official notary of the Republic of Korea, but translations of documents into Russian certified by a notary of the Russian Federation are required to enroll in Moscow State University after M.V. Lomonosov.

Required documents of education / qualifications for admission to undergraduate / specialist programs. You must provide one of the following sets of documents, depending on the previous education:

1st set of documents

  • Certificate of High School Graduation
  • Certificate of passing the final exams of high school or a report card for 3 years of study (indicating the subjects passed, the grades received)

2nd set of documents

  • Certificate of High School Graduation
  • Certificate of passing the final exams of the senior vocational school

Required educational / qualification documents for admission to master's programs. The following set of documents must be provided:

Set of documents

  • Diploma of conferring a bachelor's degree
  • Diploma Supplement (indicating: subjects, grades received, credits)

Required documents on education / qualifications for admission to programs for the preparation of scientific and pedagogical personnel in graduate school. The following set of documents must be provided:

Set of documents

  • Diploma of conferring a master's degree
  • Supplement to the Master's Diploma (indicating: subjects, grades received and credits for them)