Four people competed for every seat in higher educational institutions in Russia in 2012. That is 2 times more than a decade before.


In higher educational institutions of Russia 165 thousand foreign students were trained in the academic year of 2012/2013.


5.3% of the total population of Russia, including infants, speaks English.


Almost every fourth adult citizen of Russia has a higher education.

The upward trend in the level of education of the Russian population remains.


720 thousand people in Russia have a degree.


Sources: Rosstat

Unless otherwise specified, data refers to the year 2010.

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