798 universities with international students enrolled
221,400 international students
530 state universities
366 private universities
29 national research universities
10 federal universities
2 with special status: MSU SPbSU
319,300 faculty members
2,000 international faculty members
109,400 associate professors
45,100 Doctors of Science
174,600 Candidates of Science
* Rosstat data on the number of universities in Russia (not counting branches) in the academic year 2015/2016.
Education in the Russian Federation 2014: Statistical Collection, National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) (Moscow: 2014).
Education of Foreign Citizens in Universities of the Russian Federation: Statistical Collection, Centre of Sociological Studies (Moscow: 2015).
Arefiev, A.L., “International students in Russian Universities”, report at the 3rd World Forum of Foreign Graduates of Soviet and Russian Universities (Moscow: November 2012), Institute of Demography of National Research University HSE.
Dziov, A.R., “University as a Social Institution of Reproduction of Society”, Academy of Physical Sciences Press, 2012.
Rosstat, Official statistics, Education section, www.gks.ru