International Student Competition "Russia and USA: A Step Towards Each Other

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The Association of Leading Universities of Russia in cooperation with the Council of Rectors of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region will hold the international student competition "Russia and the USA: a step towards each other", dedicated to the opening of a St. Petersburg State University representative office in the USA.

You can participate in the competition with your photos, videos, and essays on relations between the two countries. There will be a special category: "Best work dedicated to the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II". Topics of the projects are not limited - from history to promoting a healthy lifestyle. You can submit your projects individually or as part of a team.

The jury will evaluate the works according to the following criteria:

  • project idea;
  • relevance;
  • compliance with the goals and objectives of the competition;
  • informativity;
  • creative solution and originality of work;
  • the internal logic of the project;
  • quality of performance.

The additional winner of the competition will be chosen by students themselves - using online voting. All participants will receive certificates of participation in the competition, and the winners and runner ups will receive diplomas and gifts. The projects of the winners will be presented not only on Russian platforms, but also in the United States.

You should send in your submissions by May 31, 2020 inclusively at

See the requirements in the attached file.


Students of Russian higher educational institutions are invited to participate.


Association of Leading Universities;
Council of Rectors of St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region universities;
General information partner – news Agency TASS