Pakistanis in Russia are a fairly small community; in 2004, there were up to 2,000 expatriates. A significant number of individuals are international students undergoing medicine in various universities and colleges. Most Pakistanis are concentrated around large cities, including the capital Moscow. The community has established a Pakistani mosque in St. Petersburg Polytechnic. There is also a Pakistan Study Centre which operates in the Russian State Library, founded by the embassy and local community. Moreover University of Punjab has signed an agreement with Moscow State University in 2010.