24 May / 2018

“Russian Education 2018” Fair in Kolkata

On May 24, 2018 “Russian Education 2018” Fair organized by the Russian Centre for Science and Culture (RCSC) in Kolkata in cooperation with the partner educational company “RusEducation” took place at the Gorky Sadan. The organizational support was rendered by the Consulate General of Russia in Kolkata.

Eight Russian higher education institutions participated in the fair: Ural Federal University (UrFU), National Research Nuclear University (MEPhI), Mari State University (MarSU), Russian Technological University (MIREA), as well as Volgograd, Orenburg, Siberian and Tver State Medical Universities.

Inaugurating the event Consul General of the Russian Federation in Kolkata Alexey Idamkin welcomed the participants and guests of the fair and recounted the history of foreign specialists training in Russia. He stressed the importance of bilateral exhibitions and seminars in the areas of science, culture, and education for enhancing people-to-people contacts between Russia and India.

Representatives of the Russian universities provided potential students and their parents with detailed explanations of the admission rules and training programs for foreign students. They answered numerous questions covering not only the specifics of education, but also social and living conditions in Russia.