Inbound International Faculty Mobility Programs in Russia: Best Practices

  • Artem Bezrukov
  • Julia Ziyatdinova
  • Phillip Sanger
  • Vasily G. Ivanov
  • Natalia Zoltareva
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)


The paper aims at analyzing the best practices of government funded inbound international faculty mobility programs in Russia through the experience of a leading national research engineering university. The paper gives an overview of the global inbound international faculty mobility programs, and then narrows down to the programs funded by the Russian government institutions. Analyzing a specific case of a visiting foreign professor, the study reveals several short-term and long-term outcomes of the inbound mobility practices: from enhancing motivation of students to be internationalized and further developing other academic mobility initiatives such as student mobility, joint research activities, and dual degree programs to a positive impact on a regional economy.


Internationalization Academic mobility Exchange faculty 



The research was funded by Russian Foundation for Basic Research, project #15-26-09001 “Development and Implementation of a Network Interaction Model for Regional Universities of Vietnam and Russia for Internationalization of Engineering Education”.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Artem Bezrukov
    • 1
  • Julia Ziyatdinova
    • 1
  • Phillip Sanger
    • 2
  • Vasily G. Ivanov
    • 1
  • Natalia Zoltareva
    • 3
  1. 1.Kazan National Research Technological UniversityKazanRussian Federation
  2. 2.Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  3. 3.Russian State Social UniversityMoscowRussian Federation

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