SYSTEM OF EDUCATION IN RUSSIA Russian higher education system has four levels. 2 years Diploma of Incomplete Higher Education, known as diploma O Nepolnom Vysshem Obrazivanii.
4-year program, known as Bakalavr degree.
1-2 years postgraduate program, a Specialist Diploma known as Magistr degree.
3 years scientific degree, known as Kandidat Nauk (Candidate of Science). This is usually same as the Ph.D program.
5 to 10 years scientific degree, known as Doktor Nauk (Doctor of Science). This is the highest award in the study of sciences. Same as the degree of habilitation in Germany and other European countries. #WorldSystem