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Educational exhibition-presentation "Study in Russia" is being held in Kazakhstan

27.11.2022 ТАСС 114 просмотров

At the exhibition in Astana, more than 30 Russian universities present educational programs.

The two-day educational exhibition-presentation "Study in Russia" opened its doors to residents of Kazakhstan on Saturday. The event is taking place in the building of the Russian House in the capital of the republic, a TASS correspondent reports.

"In Kazakhstan, we are holding the exhibition "Study in Russia" for the third time, where Kazakhstanis can choose a university. There are 31 Russian universities represented in full-time format and about 8 in correspondence," Valery Starchenko, chairman of the organizing committee of the Education and Career exhibition, whose field of activity includes the promotion of Russian education abroad, told a TASS correspondent.

According to him, among the participants of the exposition are all the largest universities in Russia. Among them is the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia, the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Bauman Moscow State Technical University, St. Petersburg State University, as well as a wide range of regional educational institutions. "Almost all areas of training that exist in the Russian educational space are presented here. In this case, we are talking about about 300 different training programs," Valery Starchenko said.

As the interlocutor of the agency noted, citizens of Kazakhstan can enter universities in Russia in several ways. "Including quotas and scholarships of the Russian Federation, their range is quite wide. And on the basis of contracts, just like the Russians. Each university may have its own version. You can find out all this by coming to our exhibition," he explained.

The organizer also noted that the interest in the exhibition among local residents is quite large. "I think we will hold a similar event again in March-April. In principle, twice a year for an educational exhibition is normal. The audience comes motivated, on a frosty day they go to get acquainted with universities," Starchenko added. By the way, in Astana on Saturday, the thermometer dropped to 23 degrees Celsius.

In turn, the head of the information Department of the MGIMO Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Victoria Kalashnikova, in an interview with a TASS correspondent, said that interest in this diplomatic university in Kazakhstan is always high. "At the exhibition, we present bachelor's and master's degree programs in 18 areas of training, as well as pre-university training opportunities. Among the new programs that we have opened within the framework of the Priority 2030 program, we can mention programs on tourism, ESG and sustainable development, big data in international relations, data analysis and dynamics in international processes, management in creative industries. Kazakhstanis are interested in programs on economics, law, linguistics and international relations," she explained.

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