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1000 Vietnamese students to matriculate to Russian universities in 2019

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1000 Vietnamese students to matriculate to Russian universities in 2019



Vietnam will send 965 students to study at Russian universities on state program line in 2019/2020 academic year. Russia is interested in training Vietnamese students for the implementation of bilateral projects in various fields. More than 50,000 citizens of Vietnam have been trained for more than 70 years of cooperation in the field of education in universities of the Soviet Union and Russia, TASS reports. 

Students from Vietnam will be trained under the state quota in accordance with the intergovernmental agreement between the countries on strategic partnership in fields of education, science and technology. 965 Vietnamese students who enroll in Russian universities this year will study free. In addition, they will receive a stipend and will get a place at the hostel. The number of benefits allocated by Russia increases every year. 

Vietnamese citizens will be able to get a higher education in Russia, to attend graduate and postgraduate studies, and to get the internship in Russian educational institutions. Vietnamese students will study in such areas as financial and banking, international relations, information and communication technologies, energy and agriculture. 

According to Director of Russian Center for Science and Culture in Hanoi Natalia Shafinskaya, Vietnamese young people who have graduated from Russian universities will be able to take part in the implementation of various joint projects and help strengthen the strategic partnership between Russia and Vietnam.

More than 5000 Vietnamese citizens are studying in Russian universities on a commercial basis currently.

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