Vladimir Putinto: press service of the presidential administration of the Russian Federation
Russia will annually increase the number of budget places in universities. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin said during annual address to the Federal Assembly. It broadcast in YouTube leads the channel “Russia 24”.
“I propose increasing the number of budget places in universities, — said the President. — Give priority to give these places in regional universities”.
The President also explained that first of all it will affect is “those areas where not enough doctors, teachers, engineers.”
According to the materials of which were broadcast on the screen during the performance, the forecast of the need for more places in universities — 24.4 thousand in 2021 and is already 99 thousand in 2024.
Putin also said that students should be given the opportunity to get a related profession. According to the head of state, you need to let them after the second year to choose a new direction or training program.
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