Questions tagged [russia]

On standards or conventions specific to the higher education system in Russia, which differs in structure and style from the systems in other parts of the world.

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Why do Russian and Israeli universities score low in various world rankings?

Russia and Israel have good histories of science and technology. But, I never saw any Russian and Israeli university in the top 50 list. Currently, the top Russian university, according to QS World ...
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Is it reasonable to have concerns about the recognition of Russian degrees given the war in Ukraine?

I would like to pursue my master's studies in mathematics in Russia. Yet, I was told that there's a possibility of foreign universities not recognizing Russian degrees due to the current political ...
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Is it safe to publish research papers in cooperation with Russian academics?

I am asking the question in the context of the ongoing Russo-Ukraine war. Is it safe to publish research papers in cooperation with Russian academics from Russia in terms of future careers? I mean, ...
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US equivalents of Russian academic titles

I am looking for US equivalents of Russian academic titles, such as "Kandidat Nauk" and "Doctor Nauk". I've done my research and come up with a list of translations of these terms. ...
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