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Kutafin Moscow State Law University

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Description of Kutafin Moscow State Law University

  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Year of foundation: 1931
  • Language of instruction: Russian, English
  • Forms of education: full-time, full-time, correspondence
  • Number of students: more than 17 000
  • Type of education: mixed.

Moscow State Law University named after O.E. Kutafin (MSAL) is one of the leading universities in the field of jurisprudence in Russia.  During its activity, the university has educated and graduated more than 180,000 specialists with higher legal education.

Today the university has 14 institutes, 3 branches, 31 departments, more than 20 scientific schools and directions. The teaching staff includes more than 890 teachers, among them 180 doctors and 520 candidates of sciences, more than 70 honorary workers of higher professional education of the Russian Federation.

About 13,000 students study at MSAL annually, 400 graduate students are educated . Among the entrants every year - about 350 foreign citizens.

Programs and prices, tuition fees in Kutafin Moscow State Law University

Program name
All year round
from 345000.00 ₽ / year
from 345000.00 ₽ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
from 281000.00 ₽ / year
from 281000.00 ₽ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
from 240000.00 ₽ / year
from 240000.00 ₽ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year
All year round
from 300700.00 ₽ / year
from 300700.00 ₽ / year
There are either 2 semesters or 3 trimesters (terms) in one academic year

Accommodation, meals, prices

Places in dormitories are provided to foreign students and those who do not have housing in the city. In total, about 300 students can live in residential buildings. Check-in takes place at the end of August.

Activities Kutafin Moscow State Law University

MSAL has a joint Council of Students, which organizes many thematic events: concerts, festivals, celebrations of the Student's Day and calendar holidays. The Students' Association manages collectives: dance, theater, music studios, volunteer movement, sports teams.

Members of the Association of Students take part in major youth events in Russia:

  • All-Russian Student Forum
  • International Summer Youth Legal Forum "YurVolga" in the Ulyanovsk region.
  • All-Russian competition of leaders and leaders of children's and youth public associations "Leader of the XXI century"
  • All-Russian contest "Miss Legal Russia" in Yekaterinburg
  • "Russian Student Spring" in Togliatti
  • Student activist camp "Student creative leader "Festos" in Anapa.


  • Many educational partner organizations around the country and the world
  • International rankings Forbes, RAEX, "Three missions of the university"
  • Three branches.

Facilities and equipment at Kutafin Moscow State Law University

In addition to 8 educational buildings in Moscow, MSAL has three branches: in Orenburg, Vologda and Kirov.

On the territories of Moscow University are located:

  • Faculty buildings
  • Sports and recreation complex
  • Library
  • Museum named after O.E. Kutafin
  • Event rooms
  • Medical center.

The University owns the park-hotel "Rodina" in the south of the Moscow region on the banks of the Anka River, which is equipped with 96 rooms for 250 guests. On the territory:

  • Wooden cottages
  • Russian bath, Finnish sauna
  • Barbecue areas
  • Three meals a day – "buffet"
  • Active training, yoga workshops, etc.
  • Playgrounds.

Admission dates and extra charges

The academic year includes two semesters, two examination sessions. Classes are held from September to July, from Monday to Saturday. You can study full-time, full-time or correspondence forms.

Additional costs include:

  • Residence
  • Nutrition
  • Transport
  • Medical care
  • Books, consumables
  • Household needs (payment for mobile communications, clothes, etc.).

Entry requirements, how to apply, what is required to enrol

Applicants can listen to lectures, visit the academic buildings of the university in open days - they are held annually in winter, spring.

For admission to the bachelor's degree, specialty will need:

  • Certificate of secondary education
  • Transcript-scorecard
  • Personal documents (passport, SNILS)
  • Consent to data processing
  • Individual achievements in the presence of
  • Results of the Exam.

Dates of acceptance of documents for full-time form: June 20-August 20. Entrance tests are held at the end of August.

For admission to the magistracy:

  • Bachelor's Degree Diploma
  • Transcript-scorecard
  • Personal documents (passport, SNILS)
  • Individual achievements in the presence of
  • Interview results.

Dates of submission of documents: June 20-July 31. Entrance tests can be held in mid-July-August.

Scholarships Kutafin Moscow State Law University

Students of the university have the opportunity to receive a scholarship for one of the following programs:

  • State: academic, social, increased payments
  • Special: scholarships of the President of the Russian Federation, the Government of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation
  • Scholarships
  • Material assistance according to social criteria: large families, orphans, disability of I/II degree, etc.

Payments are made on the basis of good academic performance.

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Residence permits, citizenship and other services

  • Guardianship services during the studies
  • Student supervision

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- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.

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