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Relationship between the perception of crime and enrollment of foreign students at Russian universities

Fabrice Fosso
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F. Fosso,

PhD student,

Ural Federal University



Analyzed is the problem of relationship between perceptions of crime and enrollment of foreign students at Russian universities. A lot of studies have been done on foreign students, but very few on their perception of crime and its effects in their enrollment at campuses. On the one hand, Russia is often portrayed as a dangerous place for Asians, Africans, and non-Slavic residents from the former-Soviet Central Asia, especially if one looks at the crime statistics against foreigners living in Russia for the past decades, and on the other, as a country whose educational system has run askew. In such a context, this paper discusses such effects in order to attribute not exclusively the fault to either crime or inadequate education.

Key words: perceptions of crime, foreign students, Russia, Higher education, Enrollment.




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