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Foreign students as a resource of skilled workforce in the region (on materials of sociological survey)

Foreign students as a resource of skilled workforce in the region (on materials of sociological survey)

Journal of Economic Regulation, , Vol. 6 (no. 3),

Scientific and technical revolution leads to permanent changes in the structure of social production. As a consequence, in employment increased the demand for specialists in a specific profile, depending on the development of science and industry at this stage. Russian post-industrial economy is impossible without a sufficient number of qualified professionals required by the economy. One of the effective ways to ensure country qualified professionals is foreign graduates who have received after graduation the opportunity to stay and work in the labor market of the host country. The paper presents results of sociological survey of international students in the Southern Federal University. The objectives of the survey was to determine the migration attractiveness of the Rostov region, conditions of adaptation and integration of foreign students, as well as identifying the prospects of their involvement in the regional labour market after receiving education. On the basis of generalization of the results in the paper drawn conclusions, given recommendations for improving conditions to attract of foreign students at the regional level.

Keywords: qualified specialists; foreign students; migration policy; Rostov region; adaptation; integration; the regional labor market

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