Higher education — upper level of education vocational or secondary. To higher education is possible after graduating from College or University (applicable for Russia, in other countries, the system of universities is about the same, but the names can sometimes vary).
The training is 4-5 degrees for most majors, after graduation, the graduates become specialists (5 years of study) or bachelors (4 years). In Russia at the moment, stopped training. There are only 4-term system of training— bachelor's degree (however, students who began learning specialist, graduate specialists), after which students can continue their education in graduate (students also can enroll in a master's degree).
For higher education in some professions, such as medical, training can be up to 9 years. As the exceptions are universities that train people for service in the internal organs, after they, the graduates are awarded the military rank, not a degree or bachelor (with the exception of the legal profession).
Education in universities in most majors may be intramural and extramural. There are also part-time, free and evening training, as well as the form of external studies. In some countries there is also a division of students on the form and purpose of teaching, according to which they may be called regular, voluntary, conditional, random, etc.
Higher education, though that is recommended, but, in contrast to the common (middle), optional. Most courses at the universities have a budget designated for training (free training) and commercial (for a fee per year or month). The distribution of students into one or another form occurs at the end of entrance examinations (at the end of the exam). Students with the highest scores for exam received on the budget.