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The results of the Open Doors International Olympiad 2022-2023 are summarized
for foreign graduate and postgraduate students of Open Doors, organized with the support of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and Rossotrudnichestvo.
Mikhail Mishustin spoke about the development of international relations in higher education between Russia and Tajikistan
"A fundamentally different position": Konstantin Mogilevsky, Deputy Head of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, on promoting the development of African states
According to the Deputy Minister, as of today students from 56 African countries study at Russian universities. This academic year more than 34.4 thousand African students were enrolled in universities, which is almost 4 thousand more than last year. Many of them study for free under the Russian Government's special quota for foreigners, which is constantly and steadily increasing and will continue to grow.
Lists of the winners and prize-winners of the master’s track have been published
Lists of the winners and prize-winners of the master's track, as well as lists of stage 3 participants of the doctoral track, have been published on the respective subject area pages on the Olympiad website.
Stage 2 results are announced
Russia and Pakistan strengthen cooperation in higher education and science
The second stage of the Olympiad is over
MIPT opens a new dormitory for foreign students in Dolgoprudny, Moscow region.
The second stage of the OpenDoors Olympiad has started!
Registration for the second stage has closed on January 8.
The second stage consists of online exams, which are supervised by a proctor. The exams of the second stage are the same for the participants of Master's and Postgraduate tracks. All exams are conducted entirely remotely, allowing participants to take them in comfort without having to leave their home country.
The first stage of the Open Doors Olympiad is over
ITMO is Russia's best technical university in RUR Ranking
HSE Students Win Gold and Silver at ICPC Semifinal
The registration for Open Doors Olympiad is closed
Registration for Open Doors closes on December 10
Scientists at LETI have taught a robot artist to paint with coloured paints
MEPhI scientists awarded for the implementation of a non-invasive method to study cultural heritage objects
An innovative non-invasive method of muonography for the study of large objects, developed by a team of authors from NRNU MEPhI, NITU MISIS and FIAN, has been highly appreciated in the 2022 Makariev Prize for Natural Sciences. The scientists' development won the third prize in the category "Methods of natural and exact sciences in the study of the history of the Church, Christian antiquities and the cultural heritage of Russia and the Slavic countries, and innovative technologies that ensure high quality of heritage preservation".
The ICPC (International Collegiate Programming Contest) World Championship concluded in Dhaka.
Lists of potential supervisors published on Olympiad website
The selection of a potential supervisor and an interview with him or her are parts of the third stage of the Olympiad for participants of the doctoral track. You can select UP TO THREE potential research supervisors, whose fields of research match your research interests, through your Olympiad account no later than three days before the beginning of the interview.
Russia Ranks In Top 10 Countries in the World By Number Of International Students
This was stated by Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Chernyshenko, talking about the Open Doors Olympiad for foreigners.
TPU students will develop their soft skills at a training camp supported by the Priority 2030 programme
HSE University Hosts Syrian Delegation Led by Minister of Education
Siberian scientists have found a way to increase the efficiency of fuel mixtures
Registration for Open Doors Olympiad 2022/23 open
Registration for Open Doors 2022-2023 opens September 15
Foreign students to obtain temporary residence permits in Russia more easily
The corresponding law was signed on July 14 by Vladimir Putin.
15 startup studios to open in Russian universities
Competitive selection of the host universities for the studios started on July 22 as a part of the “University technological entrepreneurship platform” federal project.
“Summer University” project for foreign students kicks off
The project launched by the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education is hosted by 14 universities in 12 regions.
Advanced engineering schools to be created in 30 Russian universities
Universities selected for participation in the project will be preparing practical specialists and creating new technological solutions for various industries.
More than 300 dormitories in 100 Russian universities will undergo major renovations before the end of the year
Russia’s exit from Bologna process won’t affect the international students’ prospects
Valery Falkov, the Minister of Science and Higher Education of Russia, elaborates that foreigners will still be able to come and study in Russia without worrying that Russian diplomas are not accepted in their home countries.
Open Doors organizers held an online meeting with representatives of leading Chinese universities
SibFU PHD Club to hold the 4th members meeting on April 29
The conference devoted to the Open Doors Olympiad 5th anniversary will be held online.
Lists of stage 3 winners have been published on their respective subject area pages
Master's track: winners' documents are sent to the universities
Lists of the winners and prize-winners of the master’s track are published
The Olympiad master's track winners will be announced tomorrow after 6 PM Moscow time
Stage 2 results are announced
Personal exam(s) results in every subject area can be found in the participants' personal accounts on the Olympiad website.
We Are in Russia - new foreign students adaptation program launched by SUSU
The project was launched on February 1 with the help of the South Ural Association of International Students and Alumni.
Open Doors stage 2 has concluded
All exams, including those rescheduled for reserve days, are finished.
Holidays in Russia: International Students’ Insights
Open Doors stage 2 has begun
The first stage of the Open Doors Olympiad has been completed
Center for assessment and development of competencies for students created in Tomsk
The registration for Open Doors Olympiad is closed
On December 10, the registration for Open Doors-2021 Olympiad closed. Overall number of participants is 56 974.They come from 197 countries and have completed 81 525 portfolios.
Center of innovative creativity started to work in Tomsk University
More than 1 thousand students from Afghanistan may return to Russia to study
The new campus of Baltic Federal University will become a powerful driver of development of the region
New accreditation indicators for higher education programs to come in force from March 1
Foreign students will not be asked about Russia
Congress of Teachers of Preparatory Faculties of Higher Education Institutions will be held at the PFUR
Russia will make changes in the organization of network education in universities
Rectors of Moscow universities offered to teach in a mixed format from November 8
PFUR will host All-Russian Olympiad for students in Russian as a foreign language
ITMO Enters QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2022
Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University to host a webinar for current and potential Open Doors applicants
"Priority-2030": how to build a knowledge economy
The largest universities named the most popular specialties of the year
Graduates of Russian universities will be able to get an electronic copy of their diplomas
Crimea hosts the Fifth Forum of International Students and Graduates
Russia to simplify rules of stay in the country for foreign students
Registration for Open Doors Olympiad 2021/22 open
Times Higher Education’s Young University Rankings 2021
THE Young Universities Summit to be held on June 22-23
The virtual summit will assess the global outlook for higher education and identify opportunities for new growth in young universities
Open Doors Olympiad 2020/2021 has officially concluded
Winners and prize-winners who got the quota had their documents sent to the universities which they listed as the first priority. Universities’ representatives contact info has been sent to all respective winners and prize-winners via email.
Lists of the winners and prize-winners of the magister’s track, as well as lists of stage 3 participants of the doctoral track are published
Lists of the winners and prize-winners of the magister’s track, as well as lists of stage 3 participants of the doctoral track are published on the respective subject area pages on the Olympiad website.
Results of stage 2 have now been announced
Registration for the second round of the Olympiad is over
The results of the 1st round of the Olympiad have been published
Your personal result and score can be found in your account. The lists of participants who have advanced into stage 2 are also published on their respective subject area pages. The lists are made in accordance with the scores - the highest scorers are on top.
The 1st Round of the Open Doors Scholarship Project is over. Applications are no longer accepted
All unfinished and unsubmitted portfolios have been submitted automatically. They will be checked and graded along with portfolios that were completed and submitted correctly. This means that if for some reason you’ve failed to complete and submit your portfolio - you will still have a chance to advance to the second round.
Webinar for applicants of the master's programmes 'Population and development' and 'Politics. Economy. Philosophy' of HSE University will be held on December, 17th
On December 17 at 5:00 PM, a webinar will be held for applicants of the English-language master's programmes 'Population and development' and 'Politics. Economy. Philosophy' of HSE University. Participants will be able to learn about admission and the main features of training, about internships, practices, career opportunities for graduates, etc., as well as ask any questions.
Less than a month left to register in the Open Doors Olympiad: more than 35 000 people from 187 countries already signed up
As of now, more than 35 000 people from 187 countries have signed up for the Olympiad. There is less than a month left before the registration deadline, but this is already more than the overall number of last year’s participants!
Russian universities gain ground in THE rankings by subject
British–based Times Higher Education magazine has published the updated results of THE World University Rankings by subject on October 28, 2020. The representation of Russian higher education establishments has increased from 39 to 48 universities compared to last year's ranking. Twenty of them are universities-organizers of the Olympiad. Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University is among the eight national universities ranked for the first time.
Cooperation of SUSU and the Russian Federal Nuclear Centre
South Ural State University (SUSU, one of the organizers of the Olympiad) and the Federal Nuclear Centre - E. I. Zababakhin All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics are implementing a joint project “Mathematical modeling of high-speed processes in the multicomponent heterogeneous environment”.
Registration for Open Doors 2020-2021 is open
The Russian Federation has organized the Open Doors International Olympiad for the fourth time. This year introduces a doctoral track (analogous to Ph.D.) in addition to the usual master’s track. Depending on the chosen direction, the winners of the Olympiad will be able to enroll for free in the master's or postgraduate programs of their chosen University. Participants of the doctoral track will be able to choose a future research supervisor and pass an interview with them during the Olympiad.
Universities-organizers of the Olympiad Gain Ground in Times Higher Education World University Rankings
The British edition of Times Higher Education (THE) published updated results of the leading ranking of world universities Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The representation of Russian higher education has increased – the number of Russian universities in the institutional ranking has increased from 39 to 48 compared to last year.
A new method of scientists from Tyumen State University in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease
A team of scientists from Tyumen State University and the National University of Singapore managed to adjust the biological purification system of neurons to restore memory. This method has great potential for treating Alzheimer's disease.
Despite Challenges, Fair Proportion of Students Have Come to Prefer Online Education
While many students readily embraced online learning, there were also many students who found it more difficult to complete their coursework due to technical difficulties. First-year students had the hardest time adapting to the new format, and low-income students also encountered many challenges. These are some of the findings of a survey conducted as part of a joint project between the Institute of Education, the Centre for Institutional Research, and the Institute of Distance Education of Tomsk State University.
NSU MA Graduate Research Helps Assess Poverty in Zambia
Owen Siyoto, an MA graduate of the Big Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Program at the NSU Mechanics and Mathematics Department, completed a thesis applying the learning transfer and ridge regression concepts to satellite imagery to predict poverty in Zambia. He assessed the Zambia Welfare Index using survey data, satellite imagery, and machine learning methods and yielded results comparable to similar work done in other countries.
QS includes 3 universities-organizers of the Open Doors in Inaugural Engineering – Petroleum Ranking
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a UK-based global provider of services and analytics to higher education institutions, has increased the number of its subject rankings to 51, adding Engineering – Petroleum, Geology, and Geophysics to the list. The inaugural Engineering – Petroleum league table features three universities-organizers of the Olympiad.
Universities-organizers of the Olympiad Gain Ground in QS World University Rankings
A total of 28 Russian universities now rank among the world's best, up from 25 last year, according to the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings.
Universities-organizers of the Olympiad launch new master's programs
As they gear up for the 2020/2021 enrollment campaign, which will be conducted online, Universities-organizers of the Olympiad are advertising innovative degree programs to be launched in the fall semester.
Russian Universities and Their Industry Partners to Employ More Students During Pandemic
With shopping malls and grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants closed for business and other coronavirus restrictions in place, students are struggling to keep their jobs and income. Russian universities, including Open Doors organizers, have started actively employing their own students to help them get through the difficult times.
QS Rankings by Faculty and Subject place Open Doors organizing universities among the world's best
On March 4, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a UK-based global higher education company released the latest edition of the World University Rankings by Faculty and Subject. A total of 22 Russian universities, including 13 Open Doors Olympiad organizers, feature in the faculty ranking.
Eight universities-organizers of the Open Doors entered the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings.
Winners and prize-winners announced
The day has come! We are finally revealing the names of Open Doors Olympiad winners and prize-winners. You can find the lists on each of the Subject Area pages on our website.
The registration for the second round of Olympiad is closed
The second round, just like the first one, is held online. The participants take the Olympiad exam while supervised by a specialist. They’ll have 3 hours to complete the tasks.
The lists of participants who pass to final round of the Open Doors are published
The registration for Open Doors Olympiad is closed
On December 18, the registration for Open Doors-2020 Olympiad closed. Overall number of participants is 35 229 (1,5 times more than last year). They come from 191 countries (28 more than last year) and have completed 48 083 portfolios (78% more than last year).
40,000 participants have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad 2019
A little more than a week before Open Doors first stage ends, we have 40,000 participants from 183 countries.
30,000 participants have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad 2019
With a little over three weeks to go before Open Doors first stage ends, the number of participants hits 30,000, adding another 10,000 applicants in less than weeks. They represent 179 different countries.
Open Doors organizing universities make gains in the final batch of Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2020.
UK-based THE has today released the latest edition of its global university rankings for Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health, and Psychology.
The number of participants hits 20,000
Acquaintance with the universities: South Ural State University (SUSU)
Acquaintance with the universities: Lobachevsky State University (UNN)
Acquaintance with the universities: Sechenov University
Two universities-organizers of the Olympiad feature among the world’s 100 best universities Times Higher Education’s subject rankings
November 6, 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) has released THE World University Rankings by subjects: Business & Economics, Education, Law, and Social Sciences. Russia is represented by eight universities, six of which are universities-organizers of the Olympiad.
Acquaintance with the universities: RUDN
Acquaintance with the universities: Samara University
Acquaintance with the universities: Kazan University
Acquaintance with the universities: The Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University (IKBFU)
10,000 participants have registered for the Open Doors Olympiad 2019
Acquaintance with the universities: St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO)
14 Open Doors Scholarship Project member universities feature in the U.S. News' Best Global Universities overall rankings
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Acquaintance with the universities: The Higher School of Economics (HSE)
Acquaintance with the universities: Tyumen State University (UTMN)
Acquaintance with the universities: Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU)
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Acquaintance with the universities: National Research Nuclear University "MEPhI"
Acquaintance with the universities: Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology
Acquaintance with the universities: Peter the Great St.Petersburg Polytechnic University
Open Doors 2020: Russian scholarship project for master’s program applicants is launched
It is the third year the Russian Federation has organized the Open Doors International Olympiad. Winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad can choose any field of study from one of the subject areas of the Olympiad and one or several universities in Russia running the Master’s program of their choice.