Russian Universities: how the system works
This book provides a comprehensive analysis of Russian higher education in a comparative perspective. It touches a wide range of aspects to explain how universities function, how they are organized, financed and governed. It draws a portrait of university faculty and students and explain the logic of main processes related to teaching and research in a historical perspective.
The prospective audience of the book includes all those who seek to understand how the national higher education system works and what role it plays in a production of human capital and knowledge in a modern global society.