Formation of organizational culture in many respects is defined by national and cultural features. Essentiality of cultural distinctions in perception to parameters of organizational culture is proved by their examination in features of relation to the right time or to interaction between members of group in the different countries, etc. The main cultural distinctions could be shown in questions of collectivism and individualism, and also in relations to uncertainty, to a power distance, etc. Consistency of organizational values is evidence to the high level of organizational culture. The most wished state of organizational culture is the situation when corporate and individual’s values coincides, holding strong position in motivation of individual behavior. The article researches the superficial and internal levels of organizational culture on the example of higher education institution. Besides that in the article the comparative analysis of perception the parameters of organizational culture in Ogarev Mordovia State University (OMSU) by Russian and foreign students is carried out and the directions of its development are defined. The research methods used in the article are questioning of russian and foreign students, hofstede’s technique, the comparative analysis of questioning results. All these allowed to prove that formation of organizational culture is influenced by national which in its turn develops under the influence of organizational cultures. Also the straight tendency to individualism among the russian students was revealed. Foreign students are more inclined to collectivism. The indicators “uncertainty avoidance”, “a distance of the power” and “masculinity/femininity” are at the average level. The analytical results confirm that the level of organizational culture in the student’s environment of OMSU is at the average level.