Danubius International Conferences, 12th International Conference on European Integration - Realities and Perspectives

Modern Problems of Interaction of the Higher Education System and the Labor Market in the Russian Federation

Efgenia Karavaeva, Sergey Zapryagaev
Last modified: 2017-04-20


The EU initiative to create a unified European system of higher education (as a response to the dominance of US universities in the field of education and to the need of integration the dissimilar systems of individual European countries education) has initiated a significant process of rethinking the notions of higher education in both individual countries and globally. The Russian education system was involved into the European process of reform and modernization by the own initiative, trying to find answers to the new challenges posed by the market economy and by the new socioeconomic structure of Russia. However, even after 20 years of continuous transformation, the current higher education system of the Russian Federation still remains before a real list of unresolved problems and challenges.