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Saint Petersburg State Forest Technical University > HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM IN RUSSIA

HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM IN RUSSIA

  • TO ENTER ANY INSITUITION OF HIGHER EDUCATION IN RUSSIA,AS RUSSIAN AND INTERNATIONAL CITIZENTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE THE CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION
  • EDUCATIONAL PROCESS IN RUSSIAN HIIGHER EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IS MOSTLY ORGANIZED IN RUSSIAN LANGUAGE.
  • INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS WITHOUT PRIOR KNOWLEDGE OF RUSSIAN CAN ENTER FOUNDATION PROGRAMME PROVIDED BY SPSFTU PREPARATORY DEPARTMENT. MORE INFORMATION

 

ACADEMIC CALENDER

 

AUTUMN SEMESTER

 

SEPTEMBER 1- DECEMBER 31
WINTER BREAK

 

JANUARY 1 – JANUARY 11
WITER EXAMS

 

JANUARY 12 – JANUARY 31
SPRING SEMESTER

 

FEBRUARY1-MAY 31
SUMMER EXAMS

 

JUNE 1-JUNE 31
SUMMER BREAK

 

JULY 1-AUGUST 31

 

 

GRADING SCALE

IN RUSSIA IS USED 5-POINT GRADING SCALE:

 

  • TWO-STAGE GRADING SYSTEM IS ALSO USED IN HIGHER EDUCATION (“PASS” AND “FAIL”).
  • STUDENTS ARE ALLOWED TO CONTINUE THEIR EDUCATION ONLY IF THEIR GRADES ARE POSITIVE (5, 4, 3 AND “PASS”).DIPLOMAS OF HIGHER EDUCATION ARE ALSO ISSUED ONLY IF A STUDENT GETS POSITIVE GRADES FOR HIS/HER FINAL EXAMS.

STUDENT’S DOCUMENTS IN RUSSIA

 

THE MAIN DOCUMENTS A STUDENT IN RUSSIA  HAS FROM THE MOMENT OF ENROLLMENT TO GETTING A DIPLOMA ARE:

  • STUDENT ID IS GIVEN TO EVERY FIRST-YEAR STUDENT IN THE BEGINNING OF SEPTEMBER. STUDENTS MUST RENEW THEIR IDS AT THEIR INSTITUTES EVERY YEAR;
  • RECORD BOOK CONTAINS STUDENT’S CREDITS, EXAM GRADES, COURSE PAPER GRADES, AND INTERNSHIPS. BEFORE EVERY SEMESTER’S FINALS PERIOD STUDENTS MUST GET A STAMP THAT THEY ARE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE EXAMS;
  • DORM PASS IS GIVEN TO EVERY STUDENT WHO LIVES IN A DORMITORY;
  • LIBRARY CARD ALLOWS STUDENTS TO VISIT THE LIBRARY AND TO USE ITS SERVICES.