The Ministry of higher education of Angola expressed their interest in RUDN initiatives regarding developing cooperation between HEIs, state structures and employers of Russia and Angola. According to the road map of the new President Juao Lorenso elected in August 2017, the Angolan economy will be modernized and need a lot of qualified staff. Both sides agreed that Russian education can offer Angola services at every stage of training and employment – «entrant – student – graduate – employer».
For 4 years Russia has been holding Olympics for school students to select them for further studies. RUDN University offers a variety of Bachelor and Master programs to meet the needs of Angolan economy, including in foreign languages. RUDN is opening Russian language Centres and specialized classes in different countries to facilitate training specialists in their native countries. Russian universities train specialists for large-scale projects in Africa. Attracting more Russian and Angolan employers and International Employers’ Club at RUDN will help develop this direction.
The Ministry of higher education of Angola will be member of the Supervisory Board of the cluster. Among the members the largest university of the country – Agostinho Neto University, Oscar Ribas University and a number of large Angolan companies including Pitabel group of companies.
The delegation also visited Hospital Americo Boavida, the largest hospital in Angola. The Director expressed interest in RUDN simulation center and said that he is ready to receive students for internship and further job placement.
RUDN delegation continued their African tour in Namibia 27 - 30 November.
October 6, Vice-Rector for International Affairs of RUDN University Larisa Efremova held negotiations with representatives of Hebei University of Engineering and the International Corporation “Eurasia”. The parties came to a decision to create a joint project — the Polytechnic Institute of Hebei University of Engineering and Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.
December 15-17, 2020, the first QS Subject Focus Summit will be held at the RUDN University in the subject areas “Modern Languages” and “Linguistics”. The on-line summit will focus on research in languages, linguistics and migration in the context of globalization and will be attended by 300 leading linguists and specialists on migration issues from 50 countries.
September 16, Larisa Efremova took part in the panel discussion “Partnerships, consortia and network interactions in a new educational reality”. The topic of consortia was discussed by heads and experts from leading Russian universities.