The Russian higher medical Universities & Engineering Universities occupy the leading positions in the world.
Russia has always been ahead in the field of education and more specifically medicine, engineering and other fields.
Studying in Russia is easy, cheap, and flexible. It's also about the only way most travelers can afford to engage in the cultural life of Russia's cities.
Russia has a long-standing tradition in high-quality education for all citizens. It probably has also one of the best education systems in the world producing a literacy rate (98%) exceeding most Western European countries. Education is split into a compulsory Basic Education, and ongoing Higher Education.
The Russian Federation is situated in the eastern part of the Europe and the northern part of Asia. The capital city of the Russian Federation is Moscow, with an area of 17075.4 sq. km. The population of the Russian Federation is 144 million with a density of 8.7 people per 1 sq. km. The share of the Russian population in relation to the total world population is 2.6%. The official language of the Russian Federation is Russian. There are people practicing more than 100 different religions in Russia mainly Christianity, Islamic, Judaism, Buddhism, and others.
The Russian Federation is bounded on the north-west by Norway and Finland; on the west by Poland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus; on the south-west by Ukraine; on the south by Georgia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan and on the south-east by China, Mongolia and the Korean People's Democratic Republic.
The Russian Federation occupies the first position having a land territory of 22% of the total land of the Earth. It also occupies the sixth place in the world in terms of its total population. The 99% rate of literacy is one of the highest in the world. Among the other countries, Russia has the richest mineral resources of oil, gas, coal, diamonds, gold etc.
The scientific potential of the country and the fundamentals of the Russian educational systems created a background for its technical achievements and the very basis for its industrial production and its space researching technologies.
Climate in Russia is temperate continental. There are 4 seasons, which are easily distinguished and extremely different from each other: summer, autumn, winter, and spring. Each season lasts approximately for 3 months.
An average temperature in summer is +20 C. It becomes colder in autumn- from +10C to -5 C. In winter it is -15 C -20 C. It becomes warmer in spring from -5C to +15C.
As Russia is stretched from south to north and from west to east, the climate varies in different parts of the country.
The flight from one part of Russia to an-other takes 14 hours.
The Head of the State, the President of the Russian Federation is elected every four years by a universal, equal and a direct suffrage by a secret ballot. The President of the Russian Federation is also the Supreme Commander of the Armed forces. The representative and the legislative body of the Russian Federation is the Federal Assembly, which consists of the State Duma and the Council of Federation. The executive body is the Russian Government, which is headed by a Chairman who is appointed by the President with the consent of the State Duma.
Structure of the education system in Russian Federation:
This is the first level of the educational system of Russia until the age of 6 years.
Primary school education
From the 1st, Class until the 4th, Class. Duration of education -4 years.
Secondary school education
From the 5th, Class until the 9th, Class. Duration of education -5 years.
Advanced School education
From the 10th, Class till the 11th, Class. Duration of education -2 years.
Bachelor Degree -Awarded after 4 years of education.
The qualification of the specialist with the chosen specialty -Awarded after 5 to 5.5 years of education.
Masters Degree -Awarded after 2 years of education after the Bachelors degree.
General Medicine, Pediatrics, and Veterinary Sciences -The duration of education is 6 years. The degree awarded is the «Doctor of Medicine (With the title of the chosen specialty)».
Dentistry, Clinical Psychology and Pharmacy- The duration of education is 5 years. The degree awarded is the «Doctor of Medicine (With the title of the chosen specialty)».
Nursing -The duration of education is 4 years. The qualification awarded would be «Medical Nurse -Manager»
From the times of the erstwhile USSR, Russia has been having an educational system, which is strong and well developed both in terms of quantity and quality. The educational system has always been known all over the world for its strong fundamentals keeping the best traditions in the teaching and training of qualified experts. While the traditional teaching and training is maintained, the educational system of the Russian Federation also keeps track and changes its system in terms of the changing international requirements for quality education. Russia's scientific and technical achievements, famous all over the world, were made on the basis of the Russian research and the educational system. Russia and its educational system have always been attractive for foreign students for obtaining higher education due to the international prestige of the Russian educational system and the low and the attractive tuition fees.
Russia's participation in creating the Joint European Area of Higher Education facilitates the mutual recognition of the Russian degrees in the Europe and vice versa, thus making the obtaining of the higher education in Russia an attractive proposition for foreign students.
The issuance of the European Annex to their state National Degrees by the leading Universities in Russia has already started, leading to the competitiveness of the graduates of the Russian Universities in the regional and the international labor markets. Accession of Russia to the Bologna process has facilitated the recognition of the Russian degrees all over the world via the legalization of the degrees and stamping of the Apostle.
The modern international policy of Russia has led to the development of a closed cooperation many foreign specialists for an international higher education at the regional and federal levels. One of the most important documents, among the others, signed in the educational sectors, is the Convention of Recognition of the Qualifications.
It is the most relevant multilateral agreement, which determines the approaches in the recognition of educational documents, discovers the prospects of collaboration between the countries and facilitates intensive academic and professional mobility of citizens of these countries. The purpose of the other international agreements signed is the development of the educational services provided by the Russian Federation to the various European countries.
One of the priorities of the international development of the Russian educational system is the training of the specialists
for the other countries. Russia offers a foreign student the possibility of obtaining a quality higher education in the leading Universities of Russia, with the help of advisor whose degrees are recognized all over the world.