In Russia, you can acquire in-depth, fundamental knowledge in all subjects, but the country is best known for its strong academic schools in physics, mathematics and natural sciences. Russia is a recognised world leader in training mathematicians, physicists, chemists, geologists, engineers, programmers, physicians, and specialists in other natural sciences.

Opportunity to learn Russian

Russian is spoken by about 260 million people worldwide. Acquiring your education in Russia, offers also a great opportunity to learn the language. Russian universities offer different Russian language programmes including courses, summer schools and distance learning. If you haven´t had time to learn Russian yet, no problem! More and more Russian universities are also offering their programmes in English.

Rich cultural heritage

Russia is a nation of culture and Russians rightly take bride on their rich cultural heritage. Russia has given the world many great writers, poets, philosophers and composers. Russia is also known as a nation of sports. The country has hosted many major international sporting events and is home to some of the world´s greatest atheles. Russian universities also typically have their own sports facilities and are well placed to offer students excellent opportunities to get involved in sports.

Find out more at the Education in Russia for Foreigners website and Study in Russia website.

In recent years, the system of education of the Russian Federation has been undergoing drastic changes in the framework of the comprehensive transformation of the country as a whole. The main changes have been proceeding along the following lines:


    diversification: emergence of new types of educational institutions, introduction of a multi-level higher education system (Bakalavr and Magistr degrees in addition to the traditional Diplom-Specialist degree), and profound changes in curricula;

    democratization: expansion of academic freedom and institutional autonomy, an increase in the number of public and buffer organizations;

    quality of education: strengthening of a mechanism for evaluation and quality control;

    content of education: in-depth changes in many disciplines, especially in political science, history, economics, law, and others.In recent years, the system of education of the Russian Federation has been undergoing drastic changes in the framework of the comprehensive transformation of the country as a whole. The main changes have been proceeding along the following lines:


    diversification: emergence of new types of educational institutions, introduction of a multi-level higher education system (Bakalavr and Magistr degrees in addition to the traditional Diplom-Specialist degree), and profound changes in curricula;

    democratization: expansion of academic freedom and institutional autonomy, an increase in the number of public and buffer organizations;

    quality of education: strengthening of a mechanism for evaluation and quality control;

    content of education: in-depth changes in many disciplines, especially in political science, history, economics, law, and others.faruIn recent years, the system of education of the Russian Federation has been undergoing drastic changes in the framework of the comprehensive transformation of the country as a whole. The main changes have been proceeding along the following lines:


diversification: emergence of new types of educational institutions, introduction of a multi-level higher education system (Bakalavr and Magistr degrees in addition to the traditional Diplom-Specialist degree), and profound changes in curricula;

democratization: expansion of academic freedom and institutional autonomy, an increase in the number of public and buffer organizations;

quality of education: strengthening of a mechanism for evaluation and quality control;

content of education: in-depth changes in many disciplines, especially in political science, history, economics, law, and others.
- See more at: http://en.russia.edu.ru/edu/description/sysobr/901/#sthash.Nat8Ubg9.dpuf

In recent years, the system of education of the Russian Federation has been undergoing drastic changes in the framework of the comprehensive transformation of the country as a whole. The main changes have been proceeding along the following lines:


diversification: emergence of new types of educational institutions, introduction of a multi-level higher education system (Bakalavr and Magistr degrees in addition to the traditional Diplom-Specialist degree), and profound changes in curricula;

democratization: expansion of academic freedom and institutional autonomy, an increase in the number of public and buffer organizations;

quality of education: strengthening of a mechanism for evaluation and quality control;

content of education: in-depth changes in many disciplines, especially in political science, history, economics, law, and others.
- See more at: http://en.russia.edu.ru/edu/description/sysobr/901/#sthash.Nat8Ubg9.dpuf
In the Russian Federation, there are 180,000 educational establishments of all types and categories. About 35 million people or 23 percent of the total population of the country are annually involved in one type of education or another. More than 6 million people are employed in the sphere of education.