On March 18-19, 2020, Siberian Federal University (SibFU) will host Project 5-100's 30th Conference titled “Industry-Academia Collaboration: From Regional to Global Competitiveness”. Project 5-100 is a government-funded initiative aimed at making Russian universities more competitive in the global marketplace.
Russia has expanded its representation from 35 to 39 institutions in the latest edition of the Emerging Economies University Rankings compiled by UK-based Times Higher Education (THE).While the Russian contingent is again led by Moscow State University (MSU), at Number 5, it is Project 5-100 participants that have ended up as this country's second and third best universities for the sixth straight year.
Russian Ministry for Science and Higher Education Seeks to Double Number of Publicly Funded University Places for Foreign Students
Russia's Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education Alexey Medvedev has said that his ministry is looking to double the number of government-funded university places available to international students by 2024.
Times Higher Education has released its list of the universities with the best student-to-staff ratio. The ranking table includes 100 universities from 22 countries all around the world.
Russia is home to eight universities.
Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov Sees Russian Universities Display Greater Competitive Prowess
Russian universities are demonstrating greater competitive prowess and getting large-scale projects underway, said Russia's Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov at a press conference hosted by the Rossiya Segodnya (Russia Today) international news agency.
Vladimir Putin signed the bill that allows international students in Russia to work their way through university
Starting in August 2020, amendments to the law on the legal status of foreigners in Russia will allow international students to undertake paid work on a student visa alone, with no extra documents required. The bill was signed by President Vladimir Putin.
Russian universities participating in Project 5-100 have been hosting open-doors events to inform would-be students about the educational programs on offer and assist them in choosing a major.
Times Higher Education has released its list of the most international universities in the world. Russia has six universities among the best universities in terms of their exposure to the international research and academic environment, four of which are Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100 participants.
“To stay alive professionally, teachers must keep learning; once they stop learning, they die as teachers”, wrote Konstantin Ushinsky, the nineteenth-century founding father of scientific pedagogy in Russia.
Educational services must become a major item of Russia's non-resource exports, said Andrei Volkov, director of the Institute for Public Strategy at the Moscow School of Management SKOLKOVO, during a discussion of ways to promote education-related exports at the 11th Gaidar Forum in Moscow.