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In Russia, the duration of studies at the faculty of medicine or engineering depends upon the medium of instruction. The faculty with Russian language as the medium of instruction offers a study-program of seven years or five years in case of engineering, which includes one year training in Russian, at the preparatory faculty. Mostly due to the demands of the international educational organizations, the system of education in Russia has considerably changed over the past five years.
Russia has a universal system of free education and a literacy rate of 99%. Compulsory education ends at the age of 16, although 96% of the population completes some form of further education. Competition for places in universities and other prestigious academic institutions is rather stiff. About 12% of people employed have some form of higher education.
The quality of Russian teaching in natural sciences tends to be higher than in many western countries, while that in social science is showing strong signs of adapting to the new environment in Russia. There are about 3000 Higher Education Establishments in Russia. All modern specialties (more than 500 specializations) are represented there. Degrees received in Russian Universities are highly appreciated all over the world. Graduates easily continue their postgraduate education in any state of the world and find well-paid jobs in different international companies or in their native countries.