About Contemporary Educational Programmes

Contemporary Educational Programmes is a Russian educational agency specializing in the export of services offered by the Russian institutes/universities/academies. The Company is registered with the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation and its activities fully comply with the national legislation. The main aims of the Company are: to provide information and organizational support to the citizens of foreign countries applying to different programs of higher education, professional training and retraining; to work with foreign students of Russian higher education establishments; to promote Russian educational services to foreign markets and to extend educational tourism throughout Russia.

The Ñompany was founded in December 2001. Even during the very first year of its existence, it has became a reliable and committed partner of the leading Russian higher education establishments. The cooperating universities and institutes not only hold the top ratings among specific fields (medicine, engineering sciences, the humanities, agriculture, art), but also are rated the highest in the whole Russian higher education system. Moreover, an opportunity is provided to apply for any of the foreign language programs (English, French) available in the higher education establishments of Moscow. Thus, extensive options and great opportunities are offered both to students and our foreign colleagues and partners. At the same time, we draw attention of the prospective students not only to already existing proposals but also to the new projects and programs were develop in collaboration with the universities and institutes. One of the most significant of these new programs is the International Summer School "Space Biology and Medicine" organized jointly by the Lomonosov Moscow State University, Institute of Biomedical Problems of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Contemporary Educational Programmes. The school introduces its students to the history of the Soviet and Russian periods of cosmonautics, as well as to the latest achievements of the Russian scientists in this field.

The main creed of the Company dealing with its partners and clients is prompt efficiency and intimate confidential relations. We do not charge over the official fees of Russian universities. Nevertheless we provide more efficient and reliable service.
It is due to large experience and high level of responsibility of the Company personnel that the applicants can get answers to their questions within a few days. One of the serious advantages of information offered by our Company is that you can hardly find it on the web sites of higher education establishments. This information includes institution rating, details on dormitories, comparative analysis of all the tuition aspects in this or that institute/university. It is also important that the Company headquarters is in Russia which enables us not only to contact universities on all tuition issue in a quick and efficient manner but to offer, upon arrival of the students in Russia, a full adaptation package.

Our Service
Our Company offers a wide spectrum of services to all foreign citizens interested in contacts or visiting Russia with educational, tourist or other purposes.

  • Prospective students can get full informational support concerning educational programs of the educational institutions of Russia which includes mailing to them application package, booklets and video films on CD (if available) of the selected institutions, giving answers to their questions, arranging consultations, etc. We are ready to explain all the regulations of the life and study in Russia and help you to avoid a lot of misunderstanding, save your time and efforts.

  • The Company offers an organizational support to the applicants on all stages of their entrance period. We keep up contacts with the institution administration on all entrance-related issues, keep track of the application files being reviewed and analyzed, submit all the required documents for issue an invitation to receive Russian student visa. Our assistance will speed up and make more secure the entrance process.

  • When required, we can offer services to review the eligibility of the applicant's educational documents (in the event of transfer from a foreign institute/university, if an analysis of the legitimacy of the previously received diplomas and certificates is needed), render assistance in translation of all required documents.

  • We are ready to do everything to make a student feel comfortable upon arrival in a foreign country: to reserve a room in a dormitory, to meet a student at the airport and bring him to the campus, to assist in going through all the formalities (check in, getting health insurance, opening a bank account, currency exchange, etc.)

  • We still continue taking care of the students in the course of their studies at the higher education establishment. Each student can apply for a consultation of assistance to the Company personnel. If necessary, we can give all support to a student willing to change his field of specialization or to be transferred to another higher education establishment.

  • If due to specific reasons, a student experiences some difficulties in his studies, our Company will be ready to help him by finding a teacher to give him extra classes in any of the subjects of the academic curriculum. We are also ready to be helpful in arranging an alternative lodging for a student: living with a family, in a separate apartment, etc.

  • Our Company is virtually the only educational agency which organizes tours about Russia for international students, taking their studies at the national higher education establishments. We offer all the students an opportunity to get familiar with this beautiful and marvelous country by arranging excursions in English and Chinese. This service is administered in collaboration with a tourist company, that is a national leader in this area, thus ensuring the high quality of service and professionalism of the guides.

  • A great number of parents are willing to see with their own eyes what are the living conditions of their children studying at the Russian educational establishments. According to the Russian legislation, the educational establishments are not entitled to provide visa support to the parents of their students/ However, our Company offers services in this field as well. We will be pleased to assist the parents in getting tourist or business visas for a visit to Russia, to make hotel reservation and to provide any desired services in meeting or taking them about Moscow.

In addition, we can help foreign citizens going via Moscow to other towns of Russia by offering them a basic package of services which comprises their pick up at the airport, hotel reservations, transfer to the hotel of another airport/railway station.



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