Multicultural Education of Autochthons and Migrants in Russia

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  • Endzhe Latypova Center of Applied Psychology, Ethnopsychology and Intercultural Communication, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia
  • Vladimir Kozmenko Department of History of Russia, Рeoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Moscow, Russia
  • Saken Toktamysov Department of History of Russia, Рeoples Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University), Moscow, Russia



adaptation, ethnocultural diversity, multicultural learning, multiculturalism, process


The study aims to analyze modern scientific approaches to multicultural education of autochthons, migrants, and foreign students to assess the real state and prospects of such education development in Russia. The 2019 RPORC (Russian Public Opinion Research Center) survey “Higher education: in Russia or abroad?” was used in the study. A total of 1,600 respondents took part in the study. Based on the Pareto Optimality principle, a model of an integrated multicultural education process has been developed. Survey data analysis has shown that for the majority of Russians (78%) it is not important whether their children/grandchildren will receive higher education abroad. Russian society has a tolerant attitude towards domestic and world educational systems. The practical application of the research results is possible with the improvement of training programs, the exchange of international experience and further research into the problems of multicultural education development.


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How to Cite

Latypova, E., Kozmenko, V., & Toktamysov, S. (2021). Multicultural Education of Autochthons and Migrants in Russia. Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies, 8(3), 203–216.



Original Manuscript
Received 2021-02-25
Accepted 2021-05-21
Published 2021-06-25