Rossiyskaya GazetaBy Yulia Ponomareva. Russia’s high-tech business school is attracting students from abroad, learning from the experience of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah University.
Russia is becoming an increasingly popular higher education destination, accounting for 4 percent of all tertiary students pursuing their studies abroad. Those are the most recent findings from a survey by the OECD Directorate of Education.
“Over a 10-year period, the share of international students who chose the United States as their destination dropped from 23 to 17 percent, while the share of students who chose the Russian Federation grew by around 2 percentage points,” the Education Directorate reported.
In 2010 some 146,000 foreigners studied in Russia, according to Russia’s Statistics Service. Read more...