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Russian students in universities of Baltic countries

A.L. Arefiev
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A.L. Arefiev is Cand.Sci. (History), Ass. Prof., Deputy Head of the Center for Language Policy Research and International Education at Pushkin State Russian Language Institute, Senior Researcher of Federal Center of Theoretical and Applied Sociology of Russian Academy of Science  e-mail:


In recent years, higher educational institutions of the Baltic countries have become more and more popular among Russian youth wishing to get higher education (or take a certain course of professional training) abroad. The article, covering the period before the onset of the coronavirus epidemic, highlights the education of Russian students in universities in Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. It is noted that a significant part of the students from the Russian Federation come from the Russian regions bordering on the Baltic states. The appendix presents the opinions of Russian students about the learning process and the quality of education received in Latvian, Lithuanian and Estonian universities.

Key words: Baltic countries, universities, education, Russian students.



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