Russian Student Visa
Maximum Stay: as long as classes require.
Number of Entries: 1-2, or multiple.
Important: To get a Russian visa to study is easy if you have an invitation from a Russian educational institution.
How to Get a Visa: A Russian Student visa can be given only with an invitation from a Russian educational institution that will take care of important formalities. A visa to study in Russia can be prolonged as many times as required for the studies. You are not allowed to work with a Russian Student visa unless you find a position within the educational institution where you are going to study in. The process of acquainting visa to study in Russia may take a month and a half.
The only inconvenience in having a student visa while studying in Russia is that every time you leave the country you will have to ask your educational institution to issue you an exit visa.
General Info: Russians are very proud of their education, and some educational institutions in Russia are known all over the world (Moscow State University, Russian Peoples' Friendship University, Saint Petersburg State University). Graduates of Russian medical schools are very well-qualified, and this is one of the reasons why so many foreign students come to study medicine in Russia. The most popular Russian faculties are Foreign languages, Law and Management. However, the downside of Russian education is bribery among some teachers and professors which the Russian government is constantly fighting with.