October 25, the first International Festival "I want to work in Africa!" was held at RUDN University. The initiator and organizer of the festival was the International Club of Employers, created in 2018 by RUDN University and a number of partner organizations - the Moscow Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Ankor HR Holding, Domodedovo Holding, Syngenta Company, Russia-Brazil Chamber of Commerce. Representatives of more than 70 business missions and more than 800 students and graduates from Russia and African countries took part in the Festival at 4 platforms covering the topics of employment in African markets.
RUDN hosted the International Forum “Russia-Africa: Science - Education - Cooperation” attended by representatives of 30 African countries. On the agenda are issues of human capital development, prospects for the joint implementation of scientific and educational components in industrial projects, creation of professional navigation programs for students in accordance with the needs of African economies.
In the capital of Bolivia, the Square of Peoples’ Friendship was opened in honor of cooperation with Russia and as a symbol of the fight against climate change. Representatives of the government, city hall, embassies of Russia and RUDN University planted 5 tahibo trees around the area. According to Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for International Affairs at RUDN University, this step is only the beginning on the path to preserving the green world.
September 24-27, The VII Forum of Latin American graduates of Russian and Soviet universities was held in Bolivia. The forum brought together 300 representatives of 18 countries. RUDN delegation was headed by Vice-Rector for International Affairs, Chairman of the International Coordinating Council of INCORVUZ-XXI Graduates Larisa Efremova.
The greenest university in Russia planted a silver “friendship” spruce on the Friendship Alley of the Russian-Armenian University (RAU). Tree planting dedicated to the 60th anniversary of RUDN University also became a gift to the partner university on its birthday. The “Friendship Tree” was planted by Vice-Rector for Work with Students of RUDN University Sergei Bazavluk together with the management of RAU.
September 11, the Governor of the state of Miranda of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Hector Vicente Rodriguez Castro, visited RUDN to discuss with the university administration the possibilities of cooperation in the field of science and education. The corresponding agreement is planned to be signed in March next year.
RUDN University signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of training, as well as oil, gas and mineral extraction with UISPM, the largest private university in Cameroon. The signing took place during a working visit of the Russian delegation to Cameroon. The program of the visit also included a meeting with business representatives and employers.
August, 27th. The delegation of the UAE Ministry of Education made an official visit to RUDN University. His Excellency Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, the UAE Minister of Education, was at the head of the delegation.
August 5, Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova and Director of the Department of International Scientific and Educational Cooperation Alexey Poyda paid a working visit to Jordan. The trip resulted in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Hussein bin Talal University and Mutah University. The delegation also met with the Minister of Education and Higher Education of Jordan, Walid Maani.
The results of the competition for the scholarship “RUDN brilliant students”, established by RUDN University for winners and prize-winners of the Open Olympiad for foreign citizens, are summed up.
Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova and Director of the Department of International Scientific and Educational Cooperation Alexey Poyda visited Lebanon to hold talks on expanding cooperation with Lebanese universities. Universities-partners noted an increase in the students’ interest in studying the Russian language and studying in Russia. The visit was supported by the Association of RUDN Alumni in Lebanon and the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Beirut.
August 1, a delegation of the Association of Private Universities of Indonesia visited RUDN University. The guests visited RUDN laboratories and research centers, got acquainted with the educational programs of the main faculties of the university, and discussed issues of academic and research cooperation. The meeting ended with signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of science and education between the RUDN University and 23 Indonesian universities.