Russia-Latin America: new developments in educational cooperation

The main highlights from the past conference:

In the 2023/2024 academic year, citizens from Latin American countries are allocated 1,062 places within the quota of the Government of the Russian Federation.

For the first time, the issue of drafting intergovernmental agreements on the recognition of education with Argentina, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico and Panama is being studied.

The agreement with El Salvador has been finalized.

The process of opening the preparatory faculty of the Southern Federal University in Cuba is in its final stages. The head office of the preparatory faculty "SFedU, Rusia - UH, Cuba" will be territorially located at the sites of the University of Havana, the University of Guantanamo and the Central University "Marta Abreu" de Las Villas.

Konstantin Mogilevsky, deputy head of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, said:
"The Ministry is working on ways to make education more accessible to the region's youth now and in the future. Today about five thousand students from Latin American countries receive education in Russia".