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Higher Education in Russia Ph.D., Associate professor Daria K. Kozlova International Graduate School of Management Saint-Petersburg State Polytechnical University 2013
Structure of presentation: Facts and figures about higher education in Russia Challenges, emerging trends New opportunities and perspectives Questions and discussion
General information 1352 Institutions of higher education: 687– State 665 – Private Federal budgeting: 4,1% GDP Minister of education: D. Livanov People with higher education: 77% Sources: HDR 2012, Rosstat, Ministry of Education RF
New structure of higher education in Russia 2 leading classical Russian Universities: SPbSU, MSU; 7 Federal Universities; 27 National Research Universities;
Things to be changed in Russian higher education “Demographic hole” 2010-2016 90% applicants accepted to the universities; High average age of the university professors and staff; 25% of professors and staff speak English (officially); Theoretical education dominates;
University monitoring 2012 by Minister of education 541 State Institutions of HE and 994 affiliates have been inspected; Criteria: Level of education, Level of internationalization, R&D, Financial achievements, Infrastructure. Results: Ineffective Institutions: 34% in Moscow, 25% in St.Petersburg, 100% in Chechnya, 100% in Ingushetia.
Emerging trends Strategy 2020- social and economic development: Consolidation of universities; Applied bachelor degree – 3-year bachelor; Affordable educational loans; Competitive salary for professors and staff: 160% by year 2015, 220% by year 2020; Federal financing, depending on the level of the applicants’ knowledge; Governmental support for R&D Universities; University competition; Development of entrepreneurship education; Life-long education.
New opportunities and perspectives New possibilities for the internationalization; New quality of higher education; European approach; New goals in scientific research (citation index); Reduction of number of universities; Reduction of university staff and professors;
Perspectives for Russian-Finnish educational cooperation Simplified cooperation with universities of applied sciences; Flexibility with double-degree Masters programs; Development of joint research activities
May 2012, president V.V. Putin the decree # 599 on State policy in sphere of higher education and science: By the year 2020 at least 5 Russian Universities have to be among top 100 in the world university rankings.
Budgets For 2013-2030 - additional 100 billion EURO to achieve goals of the strategy 2020 (from Ministry of Finances); PLUS additional 10 billion EURO to be among top 100 Universities (calculation of Ministry of Education).