The lecture of the Deputy vice-president for Strategy and development of The Nice Sophia Antipolis University got an audience full.In RUDN Stéphane Ngô Maï addressed heads of units, members of staff pool and students from various faculties. At the outset Ngô Maï presented a term «Glocalization» which means reaching global goals by local centers. He noted that local universities and institutes work not with society but for society. These centers form next generations of high-skilled professionals to address the major challenges our societies are facing. The lector emphasized that universities are central players in building a knowledge economy in the post-industrial era.
In the end of his statement Stéphane Ngô Maï answered audience’s questions concerning such important thigs as development of interdisciplinary research, and educational programmes, efficient of distance education, positive and negative aspects of highly specialized institutes.
When the discussion ended, the audience gave the scientist a round of applause.
April 19, a videoconference of the International Expert Council (IEC) of RUDN University was held with the participation of IEC members - prominent figures in the field of science and education, as well as the top management of the university. The topic of the meeting is the results of RUDN University on the implementation of 5-100 Competitiveness Program in 2018 and a discussion of the university's further development strategies. Experts noted overfulfillment of the Program’s key indicators by 20–30%, emphasizing the inclusion of RUDN University in various subject ratings.
RUDN has retained its position in the second group of HEIs – participants of 5 – 100 Project after reporting on the Road map implementation at the meeting of the International Expert Board.
May 24, RUDN hosts the XXIII open seminar-conference of Project 5-100, dedicated to the exchange of best practices between Russian universities and increasing their competitiveness in the global education market.