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Studyinrussia.ru Bids Welcome to Vietnamese Speakers

September 24, 2019

Vietnamese is the latest addition to the array of languages in which would-be students can learn how to apply to a Russian university – and more.

Studyinrussia.ru, which promotes Russian higher education to recruit international students, has expanded its global reach by launching a Vietnamese version. Vietnamese is spoken by 68 mln people worldwide.

Studyinrussia.ru is a highly popular educational website, with 1.6 mln visitors hitting it in the past year. Here, prospective students can learn all about applying to Russian universities, as well as check out their global rankings, explore the advantages of obtaining a Russian college degree, pick up knowledge about this country's academic traditions, and consult international student testimonials.

A detailed application guide, which has now been updated to include instructions for Vietnamese speakers, will take visitors through the process of enrolling at a Russian university. To inform their choice, a list of this country's premier higher education institutions is provided. With an easy-to-use search tool, applicants can select the desired education level and a program to suit out of a total of 3,500, including non-degree ones, such as summer schools, Russian language and university preparation courses, all complete with tuition fee information and supervisor contacts. 

Moreover, once they have set up a personal account on the site, international prospects can contact the university of their choice directly and free of charge via e-mail to request full information about entrance examinations, application requirements, submission deadlines, etc. Such queries will be processed within 10 working days. As many as 83,747 applications have been sent from the website this year alone. 

Studyinrussia.ru tells international applicants how to get their education certificate or degree legalized; how to improve their chances of admission through participating in eligible Olympiads conducted by Russian institutions; what rules and regulations govern the recognition of Russian and international degrees; and what English-taught courses and summer and winter schools are run by domestic universities.

A section about life in Russia deals with such issues as getting an invitation letter and student visa, complying with immigration laws and finding a student job. Other topics covered include student benefits, accommodation, rent, healthcare, public transit, national customs, cuisine, etc.

The Articles section offers useful tips on how to prepare for enrollment, travel to the university and get one's bearings in the new environment.

The website is regularly updated. It is now available in seven languages: Russian, English, French, Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Portuguese, with a Turkish version on the way.