Chairman of European Higher Education Organization says about bachelor’s or specialist’s degree in Russia.
Bachelor’s degree is the primary stage of the Bologna higher education system, joined by Russia in 2003. Today, Russian education consists of three stages: bachelor’s, master’s and PhD studies. Bachelor and specialist studies the two main differences between bachelor’s and specialist degrees are programme duration and academic opportunities after graduation. Bachelor programmes are four years long and include both the study of fundamental disciplines and specialized subjects of the chosen filed. Specialist programmes lead students toward more practice-oriented education in their chosen field. The programmes are from 5 to 6 years long. Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University Far Eastern Federal University Kazan Federal University, The Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology