I.A.Q. or Interestingly Asked Questions
Students want to know everything. But sometimes
their knowledge of Russia is limited by myths and prejudices. That is
why besides Frequently Asked Questions, there
are also very interestingly given ones. Here we put some of interesting
questions of our applicants. We hope, that this page will please you and,
despite of humorous answers, you will not hesitate to ask about problems
- I have a few questions
concerning my accommodation at the University such as: Is there furniture
in the room? Is it supplied with a mattress?
An applicant from the USA
Choose the right
- The university offers to international
students accommodation in a tent camp, each tent is equipped by furnace
and by handmade benches.
- Each international student of the University
is provided with an empty room in a hostel, which he/she has to repair
at his/her own expense.
- Each international student of a university
is provided with completely furnished room in a hostel, including all
necessary for residing and study. The student is also provided with
- I am going to take clinical electives
in December-January period… I am concerned that the weather at that
time would mean I would not get much opportunity to walk around Moscow
and take in the sights i.e. would I just be snowed in? Is there much
social activity I could engage in over this period in Moscow?
A student of an Australian university
Choose the right answer:
- In wintertime because plenty of snow and
creeping out from a forest of frozen bears, business and social activity
stop in Moscow. Theatres, restaurants and museums are closed. Universities
also stop the work. That's why international students are spending all
the time in a hostel, and native students earn for their studying and
living by hunting for bears.
- In wintertime work of all social services
is very complicated in Russia. Theatres, restaurants and museums are
closed and accept visitors if only they work for one day, clearing away
approaches to institutions and preparing firewood for heating. Universities
go into remote training. That's why students will spend all three winter
months in a hostel and never see the teachers.
- Despite of cold weather and snow in winter
all social services continue to work in their usual way. Students perform
their studies according to the traditional curriculum and in January
You are welcome to ask
an IAQ from your own.