The Special HED Issue for LAC Countries

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Soviet and Russian universities have trained 53,000 Latin American specialists in a variety of fields. Today, around 5,000 students from LAC countries are studying in Russia. However, the number of young people potentially interested in studying in Russia is multiply higher, and we have something to work with.

More recently, the development of cooperation in education and science between the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and Russia has been discussed at top levels. And today we can already say that plans for such cooperation are taking shape.

The heads of the Russian Houses in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Nicaragua, Peru, and Chile talk about why students from Latin America come to study in Russia, which fields of study they choose, how they pass the competitive selection during the enrollment campaign as well as about the prospects, advantages, and logistical difficulties.

Russian culture is diverse and rich, and it is difficult to imagine that we can get acquainted with it without immersion in Russian literature and music. Read our article to find about which books you should read and which songs you should listen to so that you can immerse yourselves in the Russian character.

The issue also contains the reviews of top Russian universities such as Higher School of Economics in St. Petersburg, State University of Land Use Planning, Kemerovo State Medical University, Kuban State University, Moscow State Linguistic University, Moscow State University of Technology "STANKIN", Novosibirsk State Technical University, Emperor Alexander I St. Petersburg State Transport University, Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University, Ufa State Petroleum Technological University, and South Ural State University (National Research University).

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