Universities in Russia offer international students higher vocational education of sevaral qualification levels: Bachelor’s, Specialist’s and Master’s as well as postgraduate course.
Types of Russian universities:
- Federal. It is a scientific and educational center for the entire Federal District. It can only be state and is under particular control of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science;
- Standard (multidisciplinary). Foreign students more often study under contract, but there is always an opportunity to join the competition and get one of 15,000 scholarships provided by the Russian Government;
- With a special status. Currently 2 universities have such status: MSU and SPSU;
- National Research University. In addition to educational activities, such universities are involved in research activities;
- Academy. It is a higher education body that prepares specialists in various areas: agriculture, medicine, economics, etc;
- Institute. Basic higher education institution. All study forms, various fields of study.