The Federal Service for Supervision in Education and Science is the governmental agency responsible for recognition procedure throughout the country. It is the only national body empowered to take decisions on
recognition of qualifications/degrees both in academic and professional purposes, with the exception of research/scientific degrees. Technically this function implements its subordinate organization
"Glaveksperttsentr", which is also entitled to provide information on recognition matters.
In addition to these institutions 45 leading universities authorized to make recognition in order to provide the right for applicants with foreign
qualifications to continue their study or obtain employment in these universities.
The National Information Center on Academic Recognition and Mobility is responsible for provision of information on Russian education and qualifications, especially in cases when such information is necessary for
the competent recognition authorities, organizations and individuals abroad.