Russia

  • Panel Of Experts: The Prospects of Medical Tourism in Russia
    July 29, 2017

    Panel Of Experts: The Prospects of Medical Tourism in Russia

    Russian and foreign leading experts answer the questions of “BB” on the prospects for the development of medical tourism in Russia and in the world.
  • Journey For Health
    June 17, 2017

    Journey For Health

    Sergey Shpilko, President of the Russian Union of Tourism Industry, on Russia’s chances of finding its own niche on the global market of medical tourism
  • "There Are Several Regions In The World Now Where They Still Remember Us”
    February 2, 2017

    "There Are Several Regions In The World Now Where They Still Remember Us”

    Artem Rykun, Vice-Rector for International Affairs at Tomsk State University which was ranked as one of the Top 400 universities in the world, answered the BB’s questions about Russia’s return to the international educational market, the waning legacy of the USSR, and the new spheres of influence.
  • A Window to Russia
    October 21, 2016

    A Window to Russia

    Three years ago Yulia Ostanina, a graduate of the Samara Teacher-training University, and her friends set up a non-profit organization in Germany, the EastWest e.V., to strengthen the ties between the East and the West. Yulia shares her views with “BB” on how to overcome the international situation and the German red tape and finally, how to open the window to Russia.
  • CHOICE LEADING TO OPPORTUNITIES
    November 30, 2015

    CHOICE LEADING TO OPPORTUNITIES

    Today we are witnessing a process in which students around the world opt for education in those countries that seem to them attractive in terms of their own professional development. What opportunities for the international students will be opened by Togliatti State University, says PhD, Associate professor, Director of the Center for Communication Togliatti State University.
  • WEBA: “THE NUMBER OF FOREIGN STUDENTS IN RUSSIA INCREASES EVERY YEAR
    November 19, 2015

    WEBA: “THE NUMBER OF FOREIGN STUDENTS IN RUSSIA INCREASES EVERY YEAR

    WEBA (World Educate Business Association) is the international organisation in the Education Business Partnerships field. WEBA encourages Educational Consultants (AGENTS) to join the association and be part of the first worldwide organisation. Richard Affolter, CEO of WEBA, tells us about the organisation and the international education in whole.
  • RUSSIAN EDUCATION EXPORTERS ARE UNITING
    November 19, 2015

    RUSSIAN EDUCATION EXPORTERS ARE UNITING

    International Education Center OPTIMA STUDY has taken the lead in setting up the Association of Russian Education Exporters (AREE). The key task of the Association is to provide an assured inflow of foreign students into Russia. Galina Gurova, Deputy Director General of the organizing company, tells us how this will be decided.
  • LEARN MORE ABOUT YOURSELF BY STUDYING A DIFFERENT COUNTRY
    September 19, 2015

    LEARN MORE ABOUT YOURSELF BY STUDYING A DIFFERENT COUNTRY

    The Western European youth don’t think much of the Russian system of education. According to the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), for every five Russian students coming to Germany, only one German wants to go to study in Russia. We have interviewed Sara Schumeier who is doing her master’s internship at Samara State University.
  • RUSSIAN EDUCATION: SECOND TO NONE
    September 19, 2015

    RUSSIAN EDUCATION: SECOND TO NONE

    H.E. Anicet Gabriel KOTCHOFA
    The Ambassador of the Republic of Benin
    The Ambassador of the Republic of Benin, H.E. Anicet Gabriel Kotchofa, arrived in Samara by invitation from the “OPTIMA STUDY” Group. The distinguished guest met representatives of the local government, gave several interviews, made a boat trip on the stormy Volga river and even was made a honorary Cossack. A proficient speaker of Russian, Mr. Kotchofa had been the head of the Association of Overseas Students in Russia for a long time and is now presiding in the Club of Foreign Ambassadors who received Russian Education. Speaking of Russia, he says ‘we’ and ‘us’ and seems to have considered himself Russian for quite some time
  • EDUCATION IN RUSSIA: PECULLARITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES
    September 19, 2015

    EDUCATION IN RUSSIA: PECULLARITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Pavel ANTIPOV
    Director General of OPTIMA STUDY Group
    A traditional advantage of Russian education is its fundamental nature with an emphasis on theory. Almost every leading Russian university represents an entire school of thought. Russian education boasts a leading position in the study of natural sciences and mathematics. Fields such as medicine and agriculture remain very strong as well. Moreover, an obvious advantage of Russian education is its affordability: the cost of education in Russian universities is much lower when compared to other countries.