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Quality of life and education in Russia as seen by Vietnamese students

E.E. Pismennaya, S.V. Ryazantsev, Luong Dinh Hai , G.N. Ochirova
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E.E. Pismennaya is Dr.Sci. (Sociology), Prof. of the Department of Sociology at Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation and Chief Researcher at Institute for Demographic Research, FCTAS RAS e-mail: ; S.V. Ryazantsev is Corresponding Member of RAS, Dr.Sci. (Economics), prof., Director of the Institute for Demographic Research, FCTAS RAS e-mail: ; and Luong Dinh Hai is Dr.Sci., Prof, Director of Institute for Humanitarian Research at VASS e-mail: ; G.N. Ochirova is Junior Researchers at Institute for Demographic Research, FCTAS RAS e-mail:


Examines the features of educational migration from Vietnam to Russian universities in the years of 1990–2020. Factors that hinder formation of stable attitudes and large-scale migration flows of Vietnamese youth to Russian universities are highlighted. Attitude of Vietnamese students to the quality of life and the quality of education in Russia is established on the basis of sociological methods. Identified the key issues in daily life of Vietnamese students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Recommendations are proposed for changing situation with position of Vietnamese students in the Russian labor market in terms of possibilities of their “settling” for permanent residence in Russia.

Key words: students, quality of life, quality of education, Russia, Vietnam, migration settings, COVID-19 pandemic.



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