Joint Educational Projects as an Innovative Form of Cooperation between Russia and China in the XXI century

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The article describes the Russian-Chinese joint projects in the field of higher education as an innovative form of cooperation between the two countries in the new millennium. The author stresses that, in general, these projects are educational, while still not sufficiently developed research, innovation, investment and combined educational projects. But, despite this, there has been clear progress in relations between the two countries in this field. However, the author shows the growing role of international educational projects as an important and effective instruments of «soft power». At the same time, the research also showed that Sino-Russian educational projects are divided not only into bilateral but also into multilateral projects. That, in turn, allows Russia to promote their own culture and educational services in the different geopolitical regions that are the region of SCO and BRICS. Accordingly, increasing the attractiveness of culture and education will promote a positive image of Russia in the international arena. The author defines the Russian interests, problems and perspectives in the field of Russian-Chinese joint projects in the field of higher education.


Elena Igorevna Medyanik

Peoples’ FriendshipUniversity of Russia

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Email: eganshina@mail.ru

Department of Theory and History of International Relations

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