Information on entry to Sverdlovsk Region for international students 28-09-2020 News

Dear International students!

Unfortunately, due to the global pandemic of the new coronavirus infection entry to the Russian Federation is limited. The list of foreign nations, whose citizens are allowed to enter Russia via air traffic checkpoints is determined by the Decree of the Government of the Russian Federation from 16.03.2020 N 635-p “On temporary limitation to the entry of foreign nationals and stateless persons and temporary cease to drafting and issue of visas and invitations”.


The following steps must be completed to ensure your arrival:

Step 1. Inform the University

International students inform the Office of international Education and Cooperation 10 days prior to their arrival by sending the following information to :

  1. Full name, date of birth;
  2. Group and faculty;
  3. Date and place of border crossing, date and time of arrival to Ekaterinburg;
  4. Contact phone number.


Note that you will only be allowed into the Russian Federation after receiving the all-clear from the University!


Step 2. Take PCR test, proving your negative COVID-19 status

International students can cross the border of if they have medical document (in English or Russian), confirming their negative COVID-19. The PCR test must be made not earlier than 3 days prior arriving to Russia.


Step 3. Go into isolation

International students are only allowed to campus after providing negative results of the PCR COVID-19 test, taken within 72 hours after arriving to Russian Federation. You must maintain regimen of isolation before you receive negative results.

You can isolate at:

  • You can book your stay with AVS-Hotel (1A Respublikanskaya str.) by contacting +7 (953) 38 451 58.
  • Rented apartment, hostel or hotel.


We kindly ask you to be careful with uphold the regimen of isolation as breaking its rules can be considered disciplinary or administrative offense.


After receiving a negative result, you can enter the University premises and get access to offline learning.

Please e-mail test results to


You can read the full Decree of the Chief Health Inspector as well as guidebook for COVID-19 prevention at higher education institutions.



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