About Contemporary Educational Programmes
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.
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.
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
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 Company offers a wide spectrum of services to all foreign citizens
interested in contacts or visiting Russia with educational, tourist or
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.