No doubt, Russia is a great destination for students from around the world. With its large territory, the country has hundreds of universities in major cities one can choose from. While studying in Russia the foreigners have a great opportunity to get the excellent knowledge and skills, as regards to the particular education field, as well as through learning the Russian language, to feel the genuine atmosphere of the Russian hospitality, to observe the unique historical and cultural heritage and authentic beauty of the Russian nature – marvelous country landscapes, magnificent mountains and lake and marine scenery.
Within the last year only, the number of foreign students in Russian universities increased by 40% and amounted to more than 250 thousand people.
Higher Education in Russia is gaining new frontiers, becoming stronger competitor to European universities.
RUSSIAN HIGHER EDUCATION
There are three basic kinds of higher education institutions in Russia. These are Universities, Academies and Institutes.
Russia has more university graduates than any other country in Europe. Russia has historically placed much emphasis on science and technology in educations, and most of the government run institutions are specialized within this area. This is also where Russian higher education has its best reputation.
DEGREE STRUCTURE IN RUSSIA
Higher education in Russia normally lasts between four to six years. The first four years of full time university study leads to a Bachelor’s Degree. The Bachelor degree is awarded in all fields except medicine, where the first stage lasts for six years.
Once students have obtained their Bachelor degree, they are eligible for entry into a Specialist Diploma and Master’s degree program. The master degree is awarded after two years of study whereof one is a year of research including practice, preparation and defending of a thesis.
Both Bachelor and Master degrees were introduced to conform the Russian system in accordance with the Bologna Process.
Russia has entered into Bologna process, which means a recognition and acceptance of Russian degrees worldwide
A Master’s degree qualifies the student to enter Postgraduate education. Postgraduate education is obtained at the university or scientific institute and is split in two parts. The first level usually is a Candidate of Sciences and it is roughly equivalent to a Ph.D. in the United States.
Further postgraduate education (2-4 years) leads to a Doctor degree.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS IN RUSSIA
As number of foreigner students is increasing every year, one can find English medium of instruction almost at all universities. Russia has become the best place to study abroad due to affordable tuition fee and high quality education. Large number of students come to Russia from China, Africa, India, America and Europe. An important advantage of Russia is that there is an opportunity to get education without knowing the Russian language: you can choose a program, which is taught in English or start from the preparatory department and take Russian course for one year that could be sufficient for training and comfortable life in Russia.
MBBS IN RUSSIA
From decades thousands of students leaves their home country in the pursuit of good education. It is very essential for them to find a good country where they can find a reputed University and the courses they are willing to study. When the question comes “where to go study medicine?” then Russia is the answer for all those promising students who are willing to pursue their career in the field of medicine in the minimal cost of education.
There are more than 100 Medical Universities where students can continue their education in medicine field. Almost every Medical University of Russia is recognized worldwide, over 500,000 foreign international who graduated from the Medical Universities of Russia are working in reputed hospital and medical institution in their home country. Most of the Medical Universities of Russia are 100 years old and even 200-250 years old. Every year medical universities of Russia accept thousands of students from African, Asian, European, North American and South American continents. Medical Universities in Russia is considered to be the most affordable universities for average class income group. Most of the Medical Universities in Russia provide all the courses both in Russian and English mode of instruction including master courses. In the Medical Universities of Russia students can find the specialized courses which they can’t find or hard to find in any other country. Every Medical Universities of Russia provide best training under their highly qualified pedagogical staff which includes doctors, scientist, researchers, professors and candidates of science. Every Medical Universities of Russia has its own hospitals, clinics and research centers which helps students to sharpen their practical skills along with theory and to be the good successful doctor in the future.
Thus, Russian universities are becoming more attractive for international students in both European and Asian countries. In addition to affordable prices and high quality of education, Russian universities offer more and more relevant programs, which allows graduates to obtain a profession that is in demand on the labor market and promotes their further employment.