HIGHER EDUCATION IN RUSSIA FOR FOREIGNERS
Insightful digital projects of Rossotrudnichestvo for foreign prospective students entering Russian universities

One of the primary tasks of Rossotrudnichestvo is to select foreign students to study in Russian universities within state scholarship quotas. In the 2019/20 academic year, 12,310 applicants were seconded to study in Russia, and over 100,000 applications were filed by foreigners electronically. Russian


education is in great demand in CIS, Asian and African countries.
Starting from 2019, Rossotrudnichestvo has been implementing projects designed to attract foreigners to be enrolled at Russian universities for prospective digital economy majors.
«Digital economy was designated as one of top priorities of Russia's development. The IT sphere is the thing of our future, for which reason we are trying to introduce young people to digital innovations and share such experience with foreign teenagers as we speak. Cooperation in the area of education is one of the most critical pathways of international relationships».

Eleonora Mitrofanova
Head of Rossotrudnichestvo
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RUSSIAN DIGITAL COOPERATION IN UNIVERSITIES
The Russian Digital Cooperation in Universities international exhibitions are held as part of the Human Resources for the Digital Economy federal project within the scope of the Digital Economy of the Russian Federation nationwide programme.
Purposes: representing digital economy educational programmes and prospective projects abroad, sharing experiences between institutions of higher education, attracting talented foreign students to study in Russia, promoting the Russian system of higher education overseas.
Key topics
online education;
universities as training platforms in the scope of the digital economy;
VR/AR technologies, artificial intelligence;
transformation of the universities and educational programs in the scope of digitalization;
Digital University model;
transformation of the universities and educational programs in the scope of digitalization.
«The digital economy is Russia's future. We teach unique specialists possessing synergetic, technological and economic expertise and skills of integrating digital technologies in various industries. This is the way we train future managers, lawyers, programmers and SMART CEOs of digital economy who will address fundamental digitalization issues. We're standing on the verge of a new economic reality. Russia has established an ambitious goal to hitting top 5 leading world economies, which is becoming doable and achievable on the condition of proper integration with international digital platforms and services».
Nadezhda Surova, member of the Expert Council on Digital Economy and Blockchain Technologies of the State Duma.
Presentations
Master classes
Lectures
Round tables

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EDUCATION IN RUSSIA FOR FOREIGNERS
Students from other countries will be able to apply for higher education in Russia and follow the admission campaign online. The super service will render multi-language support for dealing with organisational and everyday issues during the admission and studies. There will be no travel and accommodation costs at the admission stage anymore. The super service will be hosted at Gosuslugi.
Goal: the super service will help accelerate and facilitate addressing the challenges an applicant is facing by providing common access to the services: both during execution of documents and arrival in Russia, and during stay.
The super service advantages
IHL and programme selection
A prospective student may choose the IHL in view of his/her capabilities and development prospects.
Electronic filing
Filing an application and documents from anywhere in the world.
Saving money
No spending on travel and accommodation during admission and execution of documents. All to be done online.
Legal support
Access to information about features of staying in Russia: visas, migration records, registration.
«A single hub, the common portal will gather several interrelated services to help a child from anywhere in the world, via a mobile phone and a computer - and in the future possibly via the terminals at Rossotrudnichestvo's representative offices abroad, to easily complete an application to study in the Russian Federation, in just one click/tap. No need to search for a "guide" and pay the relevant services (that happens), no need for additional visits to the consulate… Examinations and interviews will be available online. And, find out right away, whether admitted or not. In each stage a prospective student will be able to get consultations from Rossotrudnichestvo experts».

Mikhail Popov, Head of the Educational and Scientific Projects Department of Rossotrudnichestvo.
3 million
PERSONS WILL MAKE THE AUDIENCE OF THE SUPER SERVICE POTENTIAL USERS BY 2024
30%
FROM THE TOTAL COST OF STUDIES CAN BE SAVED BY EXCLUDING INTERMEDIARIES
>20%
OF FOREIGN STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO GET JOBS AT RUSSIAN COMPANIES

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RUSSIA-WORK
The system of job hunting and employment for talented foreign nationals with companies of the Russian digital economy sector was developed by Russia's leading IT company IBS under the auspices of Rossotrudichestvo as part of the Human Resources for the Digital Economy federal project within the scope of the Digital Economy of the Russian Federation nationwide programme.
Russia-Work is a portal that allows the applicant to find his dream job in Russian companies around the world, and to select the most talented personnel for the employer.
«To date, we have received an extensive feedback from school and university students, specialists who want to study and work in Russia. The Russia-Work system, which we are launching next year in concert with IBS, will help foreign citizens find jobs. This platform will aid them to get a job in Russia or with a representative office of a Russian company in their native country. We expect the system to spur up Russian economic growth in general and promote a positive image of our country globally».
Mikhail Popov, Head of the Educational and Scientific Projects Department of Rossotrudnichestvo.
Using Russia-work, you may:
get registered
create your personal profile
get familiar with proposals of potential employers
Developers advise supplementing your page with as much information that may be of interest to employers as possible: in addition to professional experience and qualification – projects, ideas, awards and prizes, developments for blogs and social media accounts. It will be a multi-language platform, which allows significantly expanding the scope of participants.
Employers may create their unique profile. Such "cards" of companies will be convenient and insightful:
labour conditions
salary
additional bonuses
The Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo) has been carrying out the activities intended to promote the geopolitical interests of Russia in the fields of culture, education and new technologies, and solidifying international relationships, while staying true to the principles of high professionalism, efficiency and sustainability.