Prospects of BRICS cooperation in R&D and higher education

Currently, politicians and experts are increasingly talking about moving towards a polycentric world order. The unipolar world with the hegemony of the United States is becoming a thing of the past. It is unlikely that there will be a new bipolarity in the form of Chimerica. However, it is not yet clear which powers will become key in the new polycentric world. So far, the comparison of twelve countries, namely the G7 and BRICS participants, has become the most popular.