On 20 September 2017 the professor of the Regensburg University of Applied Sciences Wolf Ferdinand Wieland gave a public lecture «Joint scientific researches implementation. Mechanisms of collaboration» in RUDN and presented proposals for cooperation between Russian universities and Bavarian Academic Center for Central, Southern and Southeastern Europe, BAYHOST, Germany. The center aims at setting up a long-term partnership with leading universities of Southern Europe including RUDN.
The programme presented by German scientist implies joint research projects, exchanging of students, lecturers and researchers, further education for professionals.
Certainly potential collaboration will greatly benefit both sides. Bavaria, the largest German state, is home to over 30 scientific and educational institutions. In case of successful development of partnership both students and staff members of RUDN can get invaluable experience.
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.