As it is known that the academic year in Russia has two semesters. The first semester in Russian Universities begins in September and ends in January. The second semester begins in February and ends in June. It is must for each college to begin the academic session in September. Every single Russian university follows this same schedule. It is a must condition by Russian Government.
A students can enjoy the vacations twice a year, one week vacation are given at the end of the first semester and other three months vacation at the time of summer and at the end of the second semester. All the students are required to give the exam for testing their learning’s during the academic session. Further the Russian academic system is very flexible for the students.