the All-Russia Competition of Foreign Students and Postgraduates' Scientific and Creative Works
Since 1st February 2007 in many universities of Russia there has been going on the pre-selection round of the All-Russia Competition of Foreign Students and Postgraduates' Scientific and Creative Works. The competition is organized by the Ministry of Education and Science of the RF, Federal Agency for Education, Association of Foreign Students in Russia, Tomsk and Tomsk region's authorities and Tomsk Polytechnic University.
They decided to hold such a prominent annual event in Tomsk Polytechnic University because of success of the outstanding All-Russia Foreign Students Festival "Tomsk'2006" that had taken place there in early summer of 2006 and welcomed foreign students from 22 universities of Russia. The overseas students demonstrated their tremendous creative ability and intellectual faculties, and impressing talents for athletics and art of cookery. It seems only really gifted and many-sided people choose studying abroad. To give the foreign students an opportunity to keep in touch with each other and exchange their experience in multicultural atmosphere of science and art it was agreed to hold an annual competition of scientific and creative works, authors of which are foreign students and postgraduates at Russian universities.
41 higher educational establishments gave their preliminary consent to participate in the Competition and 16 of them, in such cities as Moscow, Ufa, St-Petersburg, Astrakhan, Tomsk, Ivanovo, Tver, Volgograd, Nizhny Novgorod and Cheliabinsk, already submitted applications and works of their foreign students and postgraduates.
The results of the pre-selection round will be announced on 10th April, and the very best ones will participate in the All-Russia round, the climax of which to be the exhibition of works that is to take place in the International Cultural Center of Tomsk Polytechnic University 10th - 12th of May 2007. Every exhibitor will be diplomaed and the most interesting works will be awarded special valuable presents.
Detailed information about the course of Competition you can find on the official site at http://www.iie.tpu.ru/smotr