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Promotion of Russian education abroad is one of the most important tasks of the Russian Federation.

Work in this direction is defined by the Concept of Promotion of Russian Education on the basis of Representative Offices of Rossotrudnichestvo  abroad, approved on March 27, 2014. The concept aims to create a system of effective measures for the promotion of Russian higher education abroad, as well as the creation of means for information and coordination support of universities activities for the development of international relations.   

Annually, Rossotrudnichestvo implementing projects and programmes  aimed at disseminating Russian education, the promotion of international scientific cooperation, attraction of foreign nationals to study in Russia, as well as interaction with alumni of Russian (Soviet) universities. 

Representative Offices of Rossotrudnichestvo - Russian Centers of Science and Culture abroad - grounds for carrying out activities in the field of education, the establishment of contacts between Russian scientists and their foreign counterparts, youth co-operation, as well as measures for foreign school graduates selection for training in Russian universities within the framework of the quota, allocated by the Government. 

Partners in this area are the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Russian educational and research organizations, the Association of Foreign Alumni of Russian (Soviet) universities, foreign students studying in Russia, and others.

Representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in India is actively promoting the Russian higher education in India. The RCSC in New Delhi provides consultation and organizational support to Russian universities and cooperates in this direction with partner organization «Russian Center for International

Education (Tver) » and Indian organizations «Study Abroad» and


One of the main activities of the RCSC in New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Calcutta, as well as at other platforms in India in this direction  are educational fairs, which are traditionally held in May and June with the participation of  leading universities of Russia, including the federal universities.

Holding Mathematics Olympiad under the International educational project «Time to study in Russia » became the new form of work. In addition, informational and promotional activities are held throughout the year in major educational institutions of India.

One of the priorities of the Representative office is to work with alumni of Soviet and Russian universities and the universities of CIS countries.

As part of the «Single Day for alumni», an yearly gala evening for alumni of Soviet / Russian universities is held.

In accordance with a quota of Rossotrudnichestvo, work is carried out for the selection of candidates for training in the Russian Federation, funded by the Federal budget.

The selection of foreign nationals for training in the Russian Federation within the quota:

Dissemination of Russian education

Day of Russian Science abroad

A Single day for alumni

Olympiad «Time to study in Russia»