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Universities to change admission rules for foreigners

foreign Students

By the end of 2014, the Russian Education and Science Ministry is due to adopt a new list of academic requirements that foreigners who want to get a higher education in Russia will have to meet. Now international applicants will have to spend a year learning Russian, mathematics and the key subjects in their chosen field in order to get ... Read More »

Moscow State University ranked Top 10 in BRICS countries

Moscow Lomonosov State University

Russian universities rank in the top 10 among the so-called BRICS countries of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, but are struggling on the global scale, where they are not even in the Top 100. In a regional ranking released in mid December, the Moscow Lomonosov State University (MGU) came third among the best universities of the BRICS countries. ... Read More »

Chinese, Russian technical universities cooperate

Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities

The annual summit of the Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU) and the first Qingdao Blue Silicon Valley Sino-Russian Scientific Innovation Forum was held in Qingdao, East China’s Shandong province, from June 24 to 26. The summit included celebrations at the ASRTU’s headquarters in Jimo and the groundbreaking ceremony for the Harbin Institute of Technology Qingdao Science and Technology Park ... Read More »

Dutch and Russian universities set up stem cell research centre

research grant

By Monty Munford After a historic three-way deal signed in Amsterdam this week, a ground-breaking Center for Stem Cell Research will be set up in Moscow in 2014 with collaboration between major Dutch and Russian universities. The University Medical Centre Groningen in the Netherlands, the Russian Vavilov Institute of General Genetics and Moscow’s Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Skoltech) ... Read More »

More Russian universities offer programmes in English


A growing number of international students are studying in Russian universities that offer English-language instruction.  Russia has recently been developing more and more English-language programs at its universities, including the first-ever English-language bachelor’s degree at Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) in Moscow and various English-language master’s degrees at St. Petersburg State University. Experts say foreign students are also ... Read More »

Russian universities face bleak future

Eugene Gerden Russian universities are on the verge of massive cuts and restructuring after the publication of an audit of the country’s state run universities branded 25% as ‘inefficient’. This leaves many universities potentially facing closure, if the Ministry of Education follows the course supported by Russian President Vladimir Putin. Of the 541 state universities and their 994 branches, 136 ... Read More »

Russia to send graduates abroad

By 2013, the Russian government could be paying tuition for the country’s best and brightest at foreign universities. By Sept. 1, Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to sign a decree establishing the Global Education program, which would allow qualified Russian students to study abroad at the government’s expense. The program was first announced by then-President Dmitry Medvedev at the ... Read More » • Free Website Templates - Downlaod Full Themes