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about edurussia

Higher education overseas offers an opportunity for growth and development that only a few other experiences can provide so intensely. High-quality, prestigious education recognized all over the world. Russia ranks amongst the top preferred destinations for international students. Studying in Russia gives one the opportunity to experience the unique Russian culture, enjoy Russian hospitality, be charmed by the breathtaking Russian landscape and of course, get an education based on high modern standards and strong academic traditions.
Russia, having the highest literacy rate in the world (99,6%), is rightly proud of having one of the best education systems in the world, as well as the greatest scientific and technological achievements, numerous Nobel Prize Winners, cultural and sporting figures of international status and the richest resources. Every year tens of thousands of students from all over the world come to study in Russia to get prestigious, globally recognized and affordable education.
The world renowned Russian Universities that have, for centuries, been the site of many a groundbreaking research remain the first preference of International and Indian students alike especially in the fields of Medicine, Engineering, Super Specialization and Research More than 210 000 international students from about 200 countries of the world are currently studying at Russian state universities. The reasons that make Russia such a popular study abroad destination are -

 

  1. Opportunity to live in a unique country
  • Russia is the biggest country in the world in terms of territory.
  • Russia is a hospitable and a tolerant country; it is home to 160 different ethnic groups     who live together in peace, and followers of all the biggest world religions.
  • Russia possesses a unique cultural and historical heritage.
  • Russia has no equal when it comes to the beauty of its natural landscapes and      diversity of its architectural styles.
  • Russia offers great opportunities for participating in sport at the most modern sports    grounds and for attending sports events of international status; Russia will host the       2014 Winter Olympics (in Sochi) and the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
  • In Russia anyone can find a use for their talents and the opportunity to develop their       creative abilities; students can get special rates on tickets at museums, theaters,       cinemas, galleries, cafes, parks and many other places where they can spend free          time with their friends.
   
  2. To get prestigious higher education recognized all over the world
  • The Russian higher education system is comprised of more than 650 state universities where about 7 million people study; more than 165 000 of these come from about 200 different countries.
  • Russian higher education offers a wealth of choice from more than 200 medical, engineering, economic and humanities specialties.
  • Russian higher education is based on the world-renowned school of fundamental and applied science, at the base of which lie the great discoveries of Russian scientists, which determined the course of developments in world science for many centuries ahead.
  • Russian higher education gives the possibility of access to the most modern laboratories and scientific-technical centers.
  • Russian higher education guarantees quality and highly competent teaching personnel (on average 80% of professors hold PhD degrees).
  • Russian higher education consists of prestigious universities with more than 100 years of history and globally-respected degrees which are recognized all over the world.
  • The study of foreign citizens at Russian state universities is up to 80% subsidized by the Government of Russia, making it affordable (the average cost of an academic year, including accommodation in a student hostel, is 2500-4000 USD).
  • Russian higher education is an excellent opportunity to get to know a country which has a lot to offer – a unique cultural and historical heritage, the incomparable beauty of its natural landscapes and climatic zones, the diversity of architectural styles in its biggest cities, and the rich traditions and customs of more than 160 nationalities living in Russia.
 
  The Russian system of higher education
Higher professional education (engineering, economic, humanities specialties):
  • “Bachelor of Science” degree: course duration – 4 years;
  • “Master of Science” degree: course duration – 2 years;
  • “Specialist” or “Engineer-specialist” qualification: course duration – 5 years;
  • Post-graduate studies (leading to PhD): course duration – 3 years.
 
  Higher professional medical education:
  • General medicine: course duration – 6 years;
  • Sports medicine: course duration – 6 years;
  • Pediatrics: course duration – 6 years;
  • Dentistry: course duration – 5 years;
  • Pharmacy: course duration – 5 years;
  • Clinical psychology: course duration – 5 years.
 
  Postgraduate medical education:
  • Internship: course duration – 1 year;
  • Clinical residency: course duration – from 2 to 5 years (depending on the specialty and the doctor’s wishes);
  • PhD: course duration – 3 years.
  One academic year in Russian Universities lasts for 10 months (September 1st – June 30th). The academic year is divided into two semesters: the first semester is September 1st – January 25th; the second semester is February 9th – June 30th. At the end of each semester (January and June) students take tests and exams in the disciplines that they have studied. Between semesters students have vacations: winter vacation (2 weeks: from 25th January to 9th February), and summer vacation (2 months: from 1st July to 30th August). During winter and summer vacations students may either stay in Russia or travel home.
   
  Grading system in the Russian Federation:
  «5» – excellent; «4» – good; «3» – satisfactory; «2» – unsatisfactory; – «pass» and «not pass». The lowest passing score is «3» or «pass».
 
  The European Appendix
  Upon successful completion of university, graduates receive higher education degrees of the Russian national standard confirming the obtaining of higher education and indicating the degree/qualification (“Bachelor of Science”, “Master of Science”, “Specialist/Engineer-Specialist”) and specialty. Graduates also get an additional document upon request – a “European Appendix” that allows them to get equivalence of the degree in any of 47 European and other countries signed to the Lisbon Recognition Convention and Bologna declaration on the creation of a European Higher Education Area; this enables graduates to continue their education or find work in these countries. The recognition of Russian degrees all over the world is guaranteed in accordance with concluded intergovernmental and international agreements. At the present time all Russian state university degrees are recognized all over the world.
 
  Life and Health insurance
  Life and health insurance is obligatory for any foreign citizen arriving to the Russian Federation for studies. The cost of life and health insurance amounts from 160 USD to 250 USD for one year and depends on the chosen program of insurance.


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