Education

Education

Key advantages for investors:

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  1. Wide differentiation of Moscow's educational needs. High demand for individual (original) teaching methods different from the federal state educational standards in state educational organizations, supplementary education programs based on the use of modern technologies and teaching methods.
  2. Steady demand for internationally certified educational programs with a number of subjects taught in foreign languages (30 international baccalaureate institutions, 14 Deutsches Sprachdiplom institutions, 4 Spanish Baccalaureate institutions).
  3. Growing economic sectors demand for the specialists having secondary vocational education diplomas (service, medicine, industrial production, construction, transportation), as well as past short-term dual education certificates.
Number of children in preschool educational establishments located in Moscow, K
Mosgorstat. Pre-school educational organizations in 2016, Moscow 2017

Number of students in general educational institutions located in Moscow, K
Moscow in 2010-2016: Brief statistical handbook / Mosgorstat - Moscow 2017. - 70 pages. Moscow statistical yearbook. 2016 Stat.sb./Mosgorstat - Moscow 2016. - 176 pages.

Moscow has 111 secondary vocational education organizations (including 10 non-state ones), with about 118 thousand students. 27.5 thousand middle-level specialists graduate every year.

Moscow has 203 higher education institutions (including 120 non-state ones), six of which are included in the top 10 ranking of Russian universities according to Quacquarelli Symonds. The number of the Moscow university students in 2015 was about 760 thousand people, with 225 thousand graduates.

Key advantages for the city:
  1. Maximally covering the population's demand for pre-school and general education services at the place of residence.
  2. Meeting the Moscow enterprises' demand for mid-level professionals.
  3. Expanding public-private partnership in the field of educational organization network development.
Areas for private investment:
  • Reconstruction and creation of educational institutions that implement pre-school, school and additional education programs.
  • Reconstruction and creation of educational institutions that implement secondary vocational education programs.
  • Introduction of additional programs / courses in Moscow higher education institutions and schools using best foreign teaching methods.
Support measures:
  1. Preferential leasing of municipal property.

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  2. Providing subsidies to educational institutions:
    • Subsidies to private educational organizations for implementing pre-school education programs.
    • Subsidies to private educational organizations for implementing primary general, basic general and secondary general education programs, 63.1 th RUB a year per one student.
    • Subsidies for free meals during a period of studies (at the request of private schools).
    • Grants to commercial organizations that implement projects to popularize working professions, entrepreneurial and innovative activities among children, for purchasing, installing and maintaining equipment, for rent (50% of the costs incurred, but not more than 50 mn RUB).
    • Subsidies, in the amount of 90,000 RUB a year (up to 75% of actual costs), for training the private company employees already employed and willing to upgrade their skills, or for training new specialists in Moscow colleges.
Regulations:
  • Resolution by the Moscow City Government dated 11 March 2013 No. 145 “On the specific aspects of leasing of non-residential facilities owned by the Moscow City to private educational institutions implementing basic general education programmes”.  
  • Resolution by the Moscow City Government dated 18 September 2012 No. 489-PP “On approving the Procedure for providing subsidies from the Moscow City budget to private educational institutions with a view to compensating their costs related to providing preschool educations”
  • Resolution by the Moscow City Government dated 28 December 2011 No. 640-PP “On approving the Procedure for providing subsidies from the Moscow City budget to private educational institutions with a view to compensating their costs related to providing primary general, basic general and secondary general education, and free meals in the period of education.”  
  • Resolution by the Moscow City Government dated 17 September 2013 No. 618-PP “On approving the Procedure for providing subsidies from the Moscow City budget to institutions with a view to compensating some of their costs related to providing secondary professional education in the professional educational institutions operating in Moscow, and the Procedure for providing grants in the form of subsidies from the Moscow City budget to institutions popularising manual professions, entrepreneurial and innovative activities among children.”
Investment initiatives:

If you have your own investment ideas, projects or if you want to receive a more detailed information on existing Moscow investment projects, please contact the Moscow City Investment Agency.