Spending by international students in Russia reached $1.4bn in 2015, following a decade that saw enrolments almost triple to over 280,000. Research predicts spending could increase almost fourfold by 2030 on the back of a continuing boom in enrolments.
Rankings are not the ultimate goal. The goal is to enhance competitiveness of the Russian universities around the globe, to improve the Russian educational system and to develop universities in Russia.
Norway has been named the cheapest country for UK students to study at a top-tier university according to new data from FairFX, travel money and international payment service provider. Australia meanwhile has been named the most expensive.