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January 2022


This report – Building Bridges – makes a comparative analysis of the international education policy landscape of both the UK and Russia, and explores the differences and common areas of legislation. It provides a review of the bilateral programmes that have supported student mobility, university collaborations, early career researcher training and joint academic research. Several case studies detailing institutional partnerships explore the common areas of how to successfully build relations.

In addition, the report looks at the competitor landscape and how other countries such as France and Germany engage with Russia.

Finally, the report provides a useful set of recommendations for universities looking to successfully engage with the Russia sector.