For 7 days, students from partner countries met, communicated, shared and learned the cultural characteristics of each other. Divided into 5 project groups, students prepared proposals and presentations on projects dedicated to the differences between the principles of doing business in Russia and the Netherlands.
"Different approaches to learning, searching for information and creating provide great food for thought and broaden our personal creative framework. Open-minded people – this is what we think about each other. And this is exactly what will contribute to the relationships in international business and not only", said Denis Klyuchnikov.
The group was advised by leading professors of the Department of Marketing and the Department of National Economy of RUDN Faculty of Economics, as well as representatives of Russian business.
The winner was the project “International Business of Russia and the Netherlands”, by Dutch students Karsten van Garderen, Martin Nadjil, Robin Holtman, Joost Jongenil and students of RUDN Denis Klyuchnikov, Alesia Rud and Miroslav Khil.
"We agreed with each other upon the vision of our work and approved the action plan. There were no problems in communication. Understanding clearly what information we want to highlight in the topic "International Business of Russia and the Netherlands", we divided several aspects: export and import, political influence on international trade, and, of course examined the differences in business cultures of the two countries," said RUDN student Alesya Rud.
In addition to working on their projects, Dutch students saw Moscow, volunteers from the Student Council of the Faculty of Economics showed them Red Square, VDNKh, the new and old Arbat, Tverskaya Street and other famous places of the capital.
“We had been preparing for the arrival of students from the Netherlands for a very long time. A month before their arrival, we began drawing up an action plan. When the students arrived in Moscow, various cultural events and excursions were waiting for them. We quickly became friends and found a common language with the Dutch students. We discussed not only economics, politics and marketing, but also movies, music and books. Tastes are similar, by the way. We’ll really miss last week," said Bogomolova Daria , Head of the Commission for Foreign Students of the Student Council of the Faculty of Economics.
The project "Business Carousel" was the first project of the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation of Students recently created at the Faculty of Economics. According to the Head of the marketing department, Professor Alexander Zobov, this center is a tool for engaging students in the practice of modern business, communication with employers, in particular, within the framework of the large-scale international project ERASMUS + of the European Union.
July 27 - August 10, the III field international summer school «Anthropogenic and natural landscapes and soils of European Russia: from sea to sea» was held by RUDN University in conjunction with scientific and educational organizations of Russia, Germany and the USA. This year, 50 participants represented Russia, Germany, Italy, China, the USA, Chile and France for 2 weeks crossed the entire European part of Russia from the Barents Sea to the Sea of Azov, to study the zonal diversity of soils and landscapes and evaluate the results of anthropogenic impact on the ecosystem.
Interdisciplinarity and digitalization are the main topics of the scientific conference “Culture and Education: Social Transformation and Multicultural Communication” held on July 24-26, at the RUDN Institute of Foreign Languages under the auspices of the Research Committee 04 (Sociology of Education) of the International Sociological Association (ISA), and for the first time the Russian side hosted the participants at the Middle-Term conference.
September 5-7, a series of events was held on the basis of the Department of Landscaping and Sustainable Ecosystems of RUDN ATI, dedicated to advanced technologies for monitoring green spaces in urban environments. Employees of the department, invited foreign researchers, as well as representatives of companies in the field of eco-monitoring presented their research projects and practical achievements in assessing the state of urban green infrastructure, shared their experience with monitoring devices, discussed the data and outlined the main prospects for the development of international cooperation in this area.