International Intellectual Competition All Roads Lead to MADI

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia
Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University (MADI)


Every year MADI university holds the Olympiad - the International Intellectual Competition "All Roads Lead to MADI" to select foreign applicants for educational programmes sponsored by the Government of the Russian Federation.

We invite you to take part in the "All Roads Lead to MADI" Olympiad!

Registration is open from October 2023.

 Application deadline:
February 29nd, 2024 for bachelor's/specialist's

February 19nd, 2024 for master's degree


Who can participate and become a Winner?

- foreign citizens, compatriots living abroad and refugees who are  graduates and senior year students of schools, gymnasiums, lyceums, students of colleges and technical schools, as well as university students and graduates (having a degree or completing a degree programme not lower than Bachelor level in the year of the Olympiad).

Who pays for training?

Winners of the "All Roads Lead to MADI" Olympiad get enrolled on the educational programmes in MADI University financed from the Federal funds of the Russian Federation within the quota of the Government of the Russian Federation. The Government of the Russian Federation covers all education costs. All other expenses (relocation, food, accommodation, communication, medical care, etc.) are expected to be covered by participants.

Also MADI international students get a state maintenance allowance - approximately 40 USD per month.


All students are provided with hostel accommodation in the MADI Campus within walking distance from the University; approximate cost is 15 USD per month.

Levels & Programmes of training

that I can get as a winner of the MADI Olympiad (see below):

The Olympiad is organized in two tracks - for prospective bachelor`s and master’s  students.  The winners are entitled to free education for Bachelor’s degree, Specialist's degree and Master's degree. Medium of instruction is Russian.

I do not speak Russian!

In case your command of Russian is insufficient, you will first take a course at MADI Preparatory Faculty for foreign students (free pre-university training in the Russian language, Period of study – 1 year).

Selection testing -
from Match 1rd to March 12th, 2024 for bachelor's/sprcialist's

from February 20rd to March 12th, 2024 for master's degree

Samples of test tasks are posted on the website

How to take part? Online!

We advise all participants to read the information on the website, select the level and field of training and register.

Registration, submission of documents and entrance examination (testing) are arranged online.

During the registration, participants are expected to give their consent to the processing of their personal data.

Please APPLY ONLINE by visiting,

get access to a “personal account” and upload document copies and translation into Russian: passport, academic documents (transcripts, certificate/diploma from school/ university).


all documents are submitted in PDF format and provided with Russian translation.

The list of the required documents will be available in your account after the announcement of the results of the Olympiad.

Lists of winners of the 2024 Competition/Listes des laureats du concours 2024

Results of the "All Roads Lead to MADI" Competition – 2024


  • 1445 participants from 72 countries worldwide
  • 450 winners - for bachelor's/specialist programs
  • 50 winners - for master's programs


Congratulations to all the Competition winners!


! The selection criteria: test scores, results of previous education level, achievements, recommendations, motivational letters, interviews.


! Information for the nominees and participants: the Organization Committee has formed the Reserve Candidate Lists. In case any of the winners decline, a candidate from the reserve list will move to the winner list. Stay tuned for updates!


The winner lists and reserve lists have been forwarded to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education for approval of the possibility of education funding from the federal budget of the Russian Federation.


We invite school students from all countries to test their knowledge and take a Demo Math test.


For your reference:

"All Roads Lead to MADI" Olympiad:

MADI University facilities