I worked at Saint Petersburg State full-time (More than 5 years)
There are possibilities to take an international internship, to participate in the international conference and to be financed by SPSU.
For any initiative you have to deal with bureaucracy which is everywhere! If you are not a professor, the salary is not enough for normal live (accommodation + food + clothes).
Advice to Management
Less bureaucracy and more independence of the faculties are important for normal work.
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