Education for Foreigners in Russia

Why Russia

Russia is a highly educated country with over half of its residents holding a university degree. Russians have rich, centuries-old educational traditions. Russian universities provide their students with comfortable studying and living conditions and help them adapt to the country. Russian universities train a wide variety of specialists, both in engineering and the humanities, and regularly place in the top of international rankings. Education in Russia is much more affordable than in the USA or UK. Moreover, international students have the opportunity to study for free at the expense of the Government budget. Each year Russia accepts students from all over the world, from nearly 170 countries, and you can join them.

Traditions of Higher Education in Russia

The country has centuries-old traditions of higher education. The first university in Russia was founded in 1687 and called the Slavonic, Greek, and Latin Academy. The renowned Moscow State University was established by Mikhail Lomonosov in 1755. Since then, many universities have appeared throughout Russia – from Vladivostok to Kaliningrad. Russia has given the world a multitude of outstanding intellectuals who have made great discoveries and inventions, and over 40 of them have been awarded the Nobel Prize. Currently, there are 896 universities in 85 regions of Russia that accept international students. You have a unique opportunity to come to Russia and learn about Russian academic traditions.

Study in Russia

Studying in Russia is both prestigious and advantageous. You can be sure that you will acquire all the knowledge you need in your chosen subject. Russia has a lot of universities, so you have a widechoice. All you need to do is to choose a programme you like, prepare the documents required, come to Russia, and start studying. You can either study on a commercial basis or for free with the support of the Russian Government, which allocates a certain number of state-funded places for foreign students at universities every year. Read our detailed instructions about what you need to do to enrol in a Russian university. There are a number of different forms of funding, grants, and scholarships, so every student can choose the most suitable option.

 

More information at http://studyinrussia.ru/en/

 

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