Reception of Russia and Poland by university students
St.-Petersburg Institute of foreign economic links, economy and law
St.-Petersburg Satet University< both – St.-Petersburg, Russia Vegalex@mail.ru
Warsaw university, Warsaw, Poland alina. firstname.lastname@example.org
Warsaw university, Warsaw, Poland
Image of any country is taken to be a weighty factor in international relations. The paper considers reception of neighboring peoples and states by students of Sr.-Petersburg and Warsaw Universities. Prevalence of positive images of both Poland and Russia is stated, while there are also stereotypes and understanding complicated relationships between both countries. It was found out that simplified understanding of images is shaped by media, and correction of opinions is possible in live communication of the young in educational process.