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Reference book about entrance and education in universities

The system of higher education in Russia - study in St.Petersburg

Today Higher education is the most important and takes a top priority function of the state.

Social relevance of higher education today: an understanding of the increasing part of society, which today is called higher education, will be the benchmark, the minimum necessary for creative work, bringing people the most satisfaction.

Ministry of Education and Science regulates the activity of educational institutions of higher education. Among them are three types of institutions of higher education: universities, academies and the Institute.

The University covers a wide range of areas of science and conducting training programs of higher education and postgraduate education (graduate and doctoral). The University also conducts basic research in a wide range of areas.
The Academy has a more narrow range of related, usually from one area of science, engineering or culture.
The Institute provides professional education programs in narrow fields of science, technology and culture.


Today in Saint Petersburg you can get a higher education on a budget or on a commercial basis. In the city of 92 higher education institutions, of which 40 non-governmental.
Licensing and Accreditation - the important characteristics of higher education institutions. State license gives the right to conduct educational activities to non-State higher education institutions in Russia. Accreditation means that the quality of accredited programs in the state educational standards. Accreditation provides the right to issue state diplomas.
The academic year is divided on two semesters: fall and spring, ending a week's end, during which students take tests and protect coursework. After a record-week examinations should be.
The school year begins September 1 and ends June 30.


    Education in Russian Universities have a tiered system:vpo

first stage: undergraduate with a training period for 2 years;

second step: basic higher education (bachelor degree) with a term of 4 years of training;

the third stage:

"Specialist" with a term of 5 years of preparation,

"Master" with a term of 2 years of training after obtaining a bachelor's degree.


The relevant qualification is assigned to a person who has successfully passed the final certification.

After receiving the graduate degree and master's graduates can continue their studies in graduate school, as well as other educational programs of postgraduate education.


External Studies is an independent study learners disciplines according to the basic educational program of higher education in the chosen area of training (specialties), followed by the current and final certification in higher education.

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