About Us

Your Future is in Great Hands

Who We Are

RACUS SA (RACUS South Africa) is the South African Official Representative of Russian African Centre of University Studies. It operates in collaboration with the RACUS Russia which has representatives in more than 68 countries in the world and has been assisting students to study in Russian State universities from all over the world since 1991 RACUS SA serves as the main students’ recruiter for Russian universities in South Africa by being the main information center for students’ admission as well as facilitating prospective students to get the necessary documentation required to study in Russia.

Over the years, RACUS South Africa has enjoyed being the only recognized students’ recruiter for Russian State Universities, which has earned it reputation and respect from various high schools across South Africa. By so doing, RACUS South Africa has also served as an innovative motivator for high school students who have inspirations of taking their studies to a greater spectrum of internationally recognised educational institutions such as Russia which is considered among the best education systems with a literacy rate of 99, 6%.

RACUS South Africa’s representatives have tirelessly and successfully introduced the Russian State Universities to the South African educational fraternity thereby strengthening fundamental and educational relationships between the Republic of South Africa and The Russian Federation. Welcome to Study in Russia.


Dr PD Kum

Executive Director

Services Offered

  • Consulting on studying in Russian universities, their study programs, Russian educational system and life in the country. Assistance in study program choice

  • Preliminary expertise of school certificate eligibility for studying in Russia

  • Assistance in making and delivery of Invitation letter to a particular university

  • Consulting on and assistance in visa document submission to the Russian Embassy in student’s home country

  • Meeting of students at the airport in Moscow and/or regions where universities are located

  • Admission to chosen universities and programs

  • Provision of accommodation in the university hostels during the entire period of studies (up to 7 years)

  • Assistance in registration at the Migration Service office of Russian Federation

  • Provision of free study materials in the university libraries

  • Consulting on “Procedure of Equivalence” for foreign education certificates which is a must for for-eign students

  • Monitoring of students’ academic performance and conduct

  • Offering parental control and feedback on parents’ request

  • Student interest protection and support during the entire period of study in Russia