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Russian universities presented at largest educational exhibition in South Korea

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Russian universities presented at largest educational exhibition in South Korea



Moscow State University, MGIMO, Kazan Federal University and Tyumen State University represent Russian higher education institutions at the largest educational exhibition in South Korea.

Korea Study Abroad Fair started in Seoul on March 23, the website of Coordinating Council of Russian Compatriots' Organizations reports. Guests will get acquainted with the programs of leading universities from around the world. More than 500 universities became its participants. According to the organizers, the exhibition will work for two days. During this time, they expect at least 25000 visitors.

The fair is open for students, parents, teachers and anyone who works in field of education.

In recent years, Russian universities have been actively developing work aimed at increasing the number of foreign students.

As Russkiy Mir reported, one of the main goals of the large-scale Education Export program is to popularize Russian education abroad. It started in spring of 2016. The project is designed for several years and will be completed in autumn of 2025. Within its framework, it is planned to increase the number of foreign students by more than three times, from 220 to 710 thousand. The number of those who study online should increase from one million to 3.5 million people.

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