Innopolis University Freshmen Handbook 2020
Academic Life
During each term you need to gain minimum 30 credits.
1 credit = 36 acad.hours (45 min)

Your typical module will consist of general teaching workload: lectures, practices and labs, as well as time for independent studies, exm preparations and the exam itself.

  • Core - 6 credits
  • Elective - from 3 to 6 credit
Course info will be provided on Moodle.
Accommodation & Meal Plan
Living at the campus will provide you with outstanding dormitory facilities and opportunity to select your meal plan for each month.
Living in the dorm of Innopolis University
Students are offered apartments for 2 or 5 people at the cost of 2480 rubles and 2356 rubles per month (31 days).

Basic dorm facilities include: WiFi zone, set of bed linen and towels, hygiene kit, maintenance room cleaning, 24-hour laundry room, drinking water on each floor, 24-hour recreation room with a TV, hairdryer and kettle (upon request), free parking, use of stove and air conditioner. Also, the dorm offers duplicate keys making, luggage storage, clothing repair.
Dormitory basic rules:
Be respectful.
Pets are not allowed.
Hours of silence: 10pm - 7am.
Alcohol, cigarettes (including hookahs, electronic cigarettes etc.), drugs and offensive behaviour/ are forbidden on the territory of the campus.
Do not block fire detectors. Doing so will result in disciplinary sanctions.
To bring guests you'll need to arrange guest pass for them. To bring them overnight you'll have to book a place via dormitory website.
For all questions you can approach dormitory administration
on the 1st floor of the 3rd dorm.

Meal Plan
After research conducted by Student Union, canteen services
are accepting student ID for a fixed meal price. Students can use Main Building's and 1st Dorm's canteens. No costs are deducted from cholarships.
How to Order References?
You can order a reference on MyUniversity by selecting the right type of reference,
amount of copies and for whom are you ordering it.
Extracurricular Opportunities
We want to create a vibrant and empowering environment for students at Innopolis University. There's a vast ocean of extracurricular opportunities outside your classroom and dormitory, so take the most out of it by engaging with student community at various events, student clubs and other projects.
Student Clubs
There are over 40 student clubs at the campus. Those are technical, sports, arts, language clubs and more. Join the club of your interest or create your own club that will give another spark to our student life!
Student Rep Scheme
Student Rep Scheme is designed for effective communication between students and university administration. You may become your student group's voice to address important issues that any of our students may encounter.
Every year Innopolis University hosts a number of events where you can have a taste of organization and planning. Develop your soft skills by join the teams of volunteers at national olympiads, contests and conferences.
Organize an Event
You can be someone who creates an event too. Think of what you can offer to the campus, what will unite people and bring fun. Student Affairs office and Student Union are here to help you to make your project happen.
Innopoints system is designed to reward students for their outstanding contribution to extracurricular life. Innopoints are accumulated throughout the year and can be spent on branded Innopolis University merch. Innopoints website will be launched soon.
Scholarships & Financial Support
One-time personal scholarship for outstanding achievements throughout a single semester

Students who are actively involved in social, academic or research activities of the University may receive a one-time personal scholarship worth 3000 rubles per month.

Event participation

If you participate at the event such as olympiad, you are eligible to apply for travel and accommodation cost reimbursement. Each case will be considered individually. You will get reimbursed after presenting all necessary booking documents after your arrival.

Financial Support

If you need financial support due to some personal or unexpected reasons, approach StudentAffairs Office to fill financial support application form on MyUniversity. Each case will be carefully examined, and each applicant will receive personal feedback.


Having a disciplinary sanction or punishment for other violations may lead to reduced scholarship and other financial support refusal.
Exchange Opportunities
We are aiming to provide a gateway into the world by offering study abroad programmes. Take a chance to connect with like-minded people from different countries, try new approaches to the subject and become recognized globally. Have a look at the previous semester's exchange program infopack (new infopack is under implementation due to uncertain pandemic conditions) to have an idea how it may work out for you.
Learn more
Expand your academic perspective
Become more knowledgabe, experienced and adapted to global standards of your selected subject.
Explore new places and cultures
Expand your cultural awareness, learn new language and see amazing places while being a student.
Create international networks
Find new friends and join communities that will potentially become the source of international cooperation.
Stand out to your employer
Make your CV look good by adding your international experience and showing what you've gained.
Your Health
Medical Check-up & Monitoring
Student wellbeing is an absolute necessity for efficient studying and productive work. Our yearly medical check-up consists of multiple assessments, including psychological survey as part of medical check-up. It helps to see the level of student psychological comfort at Innopolis University. After that you can arrange a one-to-one meeting with our psychologist to discuss your monitoring results.
Psychological Service at Innopolis University
Everyday you are capable of doing your life happier and more meaningful. And we are here to help you!
Whether you feel low, experience depression or melancholy - don't hesitate to contact qualified professional.
Psychological Trainings & Workshops
This is an opportunity to get essential skills and know yourself better to be more effective in your life.
Art Therapy
Want to discover more about yourself through arts? Relax and draw together in a friendly setting to find answers to deep questions. Join Art Therapy.
According to the Federal Law of the Russian Federation No. 326-FZ as of November 29, 2010 "About compulsory medical insurance in the Russian Federation", foreign citizens or persons without citizenship need to have a valid health insurance during their stay in Russia.


To get first aid in case of emergency and recieve free services in the clinic.


Visit Student Affairs Office in room 319 to see available insurances and selected the one which suits you. Proceed with payment and collect your insurance and payment receipt from room 319 when it's ready.


An insurance policy is usually taken out for one year. It is important to renew your insurance ahead of time in order to avoid penalty on the part of the migration service.

Stay healthy in Innopolis
Innopolis city provides its citizens with amazing indoor and outdoor sporting facilities. Moreover, there're plenty of student communities whoch share the same passion for active lifestyle.
Find out more about available sport facilities
and sport communities in Innopolis.
Student Union
About us
Student Union helps students to maintain effective communication with university departments and professors, as well as aids students to make students' life more productive, interesting and fun.
How to become a member of the Student Union?
  1. Be an active student. It may be expressed in volunteering, event organization or any other out-of-class work and initiatives.

  2. Sooner or later you will be noticed by some of the members of SU structures and your candidateship will be overviewed at the general meeting.
The union consists of 4 main structures,
which distribute responsibilities among each other.
Those who do activities oriented at the maintenance of SU and representation of the whole Student Community.
Organisers of Events, Project Coordinators, Club Leaders, Senior Volunteers.
Student Representatives
Each study group has a representative who solves urgent problems and communicates with university administration on behalf of the group.
Those are the most experienced students, they know how to organize certain communication processes and complex events, they help newcomers to establish new activities and projects.
Migration Control for International Students
It is critically important to abide the rules listed below:
Managing migration on MyUniversity
It is important to keep you documentation registered on MyUniversity to avoid penalties. It is your responsibility to ensure your presence in Russia is legal.
Here are the instructions for all international students, who returned to Innopolis University after being abroad or in any other booked accommodation (i.e. hotel) for at least one night. There are 3 buttons in "Migration Control" section of your personal account on My University (look at the picture above):
Migration Card
Find "Migration Card". Upload the scan of your migration card and scan of all pages of your passport (even empty) in one PDF file in "Migration Card" part. Fill the gaps with the information about your migration card. Now, you DON'T bring your passport to room 430, YOU can scan your passport and upload it yourself! You must do it within 3 days once you return to Innopolis University for getting registration card!
Find "Visa" section and upload scan of your visa. Fill the gaps with the information about your visa.
After that you will receive your new registration card within 7-10 days. Once you get it - find "Registration" section, upload its scan and fill the gaps with the information about your registration.
If you don't upload required documents on time, you will pay "late fee" worth 2000 rubles YOURSELF in Migration department of Verkhny Uslon. Two failures will lead to your deportation. So please pay attention to the expiration date of your documents!
What is internship?
The purpose of internship is to form and enhance professional competencies and obtain valuable experience in the industry. Internships provide real work cases, business environment and personal supervision.
Facilitate your studies with available academic materials. Our library has everything to support you throughout your stay at Innopolis Univerity.
Find out more and order books
Links, Groups & Contacts
Join Innopolis University Official Group
Official Group of Innopolis University is created for a community of current students and staff of our university to enable effective and freindly communication among all of us.
Join the Group

Useful contacts in Innopolis University
Technical questions (projectors, internet, etc.)
@Orginnopolisu (furniture, markers, lights, A/C, etc.)
Admin & Support questions
Psychology Service
Student Union
Sport / Physical Education
Mr Anonymous
Student Affairs Team
Student Affairs Manager
Head Specialist
Student Clubs Advisor
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