Kaluga Region has a high educational potential.



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Annually about 2,000 new places in kindergartens are added, about 10 new preschool education institutions are put into operation in Kaluga Region.

Kaluga Region schools training quality meets the highest Russian standards. The graduates of Kaluga schools, as a rule, show high results in the Unified State Exam and various certification tests. All Kaluga Region schools have Internet access, primary school students are provided with free hot meals. Since 2012, Kaluga International School has been running. It has 3 licenses for education: The International Baccalaureate IB PYP, Cambridge, the Federal State Education Standard of the Russian Federation.

There are 157 centers for additional education ("Growth points") in the Kaluga Region schools. More than 15,000 young citizens of Kaluga are engaged in technical creativity. There are working technoparks, specialized classes and schools. Young people study technological entrepreneurship in the Youth Innovation Creativity Centers of universities and colleges.

The professional education network includes 33 organisations. They provide training services in more than 80 specializations and directions which are in demand in the labor market. Most secondary professional education organisations use a dual education system. In lecture halls students receive theoretical knowledge, practical knowledge — at Kaluga Region leading enterprises. According to statistics, more than 80% of college graduates work in their specialty.

Since 2022 Kaluga Region participates in the "Professionality" federal project. Its practical support core will be the first Russian federal professional education technopark, which is being created in Kaluga now. Also, education production cluster will be created at the Kaluga Technical College as a part of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation programme.

There are 10 universities working in Kaluga Region. The largest are:

Tsiolkovsky Kaluga State University
Kaluga Branch of Bauman Moscow State Technical University
Obninsk institute for Nuclear Power Engineering, the branch of the National Nuclear Research University "Moscow Engineering Physics Institute" ("MEPhI")

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