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Adaptive Strategies of Students from the CIS and Baltic Countries
As the study of international educational migration this paper examines the adaptation process of students from CIS and Baltic countries, who entered the university by intergovernmental agreement and who now attending HSE University. The focus is on the social difficulties faced by students visiting Moscow during the period of their studies and the way in which they adapt to the new social environment of this category of migrants. This research was completed by the use of a qualitative methodology and based on the analysis of the results of biographical interview with the students from CIS and Baltic countries. This study identified the specific features of the social adaptation process of this group, identified the main types of adaptation strategies and the factors that may have an impact on successful adaptation of these students.