Education in the Russian Federation

A look at current trends in education and international student mobility in the Russian Federation. Includes an overview of the education system, a survey of recent changes and reforms, and a guide to institutions and qualifications. Learn more.

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WENR, September 2016: Europe

Germany: Turkish Crackdown Has Ripple Effect on German Higher Ed

Turmoil in Turkey’s higher education sector is prompting concern from Germany, especially in Lower Saxony, where cross-border institutional relationships focused on credit transfer, and exchanges of students, instructors, and researchers are common.

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Barriers to progress: Documentation challenges in Ukraine and Crimea

This article, which focuses on students in Ukraine, is the first in a periodic World Education News & Reviews series that will springboard off of the insights of credential evaluators at World Education Services (WES) to highlight the challenges faced by students in specific regions…

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WENR, July/August 2011: Russia & CIS

Kazakhstan Kazakh Schools Getting A Kazakh Facelift Many Russian-language schools in Kazakhstan are being turned into Kazakh-language schools for the new academic year beginning on September 1. It’s all part of what can be called the “Kazakh-ification” of a nation seeking to restore its national…

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WENR, June 2008: Russia & CIS

Russia Government Taking Strides to Reduce Credentials Fraud According to a recent police report issued in May, forged academic credentials have been used by at least 200,000 people in Russia to get a job. The figure comes from statistics released by the Russian Interior Ministry….

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