Russia is situated in Eastern Europe. Russia has a long-standing tradition of high-quality education for all citizens and international students.
In recent years, the system of education of the Russian Federation has been undergoing drastic changes in the framework of the comprehensive transformation of the country as a whole. The main changes have been proceeding along the following lines:
Diversification – the emergence of new types of educational institutions, the introduction of a multi-level higher education system (Bakalavr and Magistr degrees in addition to the traditional Diplom-Specialist degree), and profound changes in curricula;
Democratization – expansion of academic freedom and institutional autonomy, an increase in the number of public and buffer organizations;
Quality of Education – strengthening of a mechanism for evaluation and quality control;
Content of Education – in-depth changes in many disciplines, especially in political science, history, economics, law, and others.