Education in Russia /
Admission and teaching of overseas students in educational establishments of Russia /
Yu. P. Akimov
Legislation of the Russian Federation offers education opportunities for non-residents of Russia. Being Russian citizens, they may be admitted to state educational establishments at the budget expenses according to the general procedure as any Russian citizen who lives in Russia. Applicants not admitted to the budgetary vacancies as a result of competition, may be admitted on commercial basis to both state and private educational establishments.
Besides, the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and the Government of Moscow annually allocate grants for training in state higher educational institutions for most talented young people from both CIS and non-CIS countries. Grants are also allocated by Russian embassies abroad for applicants participating in the competition under recommendations of compatriot organizations. Winners of annual Olympiads for children of Russian schools in CIS and Baltic states enjoy privileges.
The most accessible opportunity for training according to Russian educational programs is distant training. Well developed are network and television methods of remote training; electronic and multimedia textbooks, computer training programs and techniques for their use are created.
Materials on Russian education system and other relevant information are published on the web-sites of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Federal Agency for Education of Russia our old site and also at this portal.
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