​Outbound Mobility Most Recent

2015

Total number of Russian students overseas: 79,784

Top destinations and number of students from Russia studying abroad

Rank Destination Number of Students Percent of Total
1 China 17,202 21.6%
2 Germany 14,525 18.2%
3 United Kingdom 8,165 10.2%
4 United States 5,562 7.0%
5 Czech Republic 5,237 6.6%
6 France 5,099 6.4%
7 Finland 3,044 3.8%
8 Italy 2,103 2.6%
9 Ukraine 1,814 2.3%
10 Belarus 1,567 2.0%

Data time reference: 2014/15 academic year

Source: Center for Sociological Research, Ministry of Education and Science