«In RUDN students get very high-quality education», - Minister of Education of Burundi
During the visit, high-ranking representatives of the Republic of Burundi held talks with RUDN Rector Vladimir Filippov, and also met with students from Burundi of Moscow universities. The delegation expressed its readiness to develop cooperation with RUDN University.
«In RUDN, our students get very high-quality education. We would like to sign a memorandum of cooperation with our leading university. We are interested in increasing academic exchange of students and academics. Also we have many people who want to learn Russian - maybe we will be able to open the Center for the Study of Russian in Burundi», the Minister said.
The parties noted mutual interest in training professionals in engineering, agrarian, socio-humanitarian and medical specialties. Special attention is paid to geology, veterinary medicine, agronomy, pharmacy and international relations. A preliminary agreement on joint preparation of a working program of cooperation with the leading university of Burundi for 3 years was reached, experts working out concrete proposals for cooperation.
«PFUR is a comprehensive university with a large campus and a developed system of work with foreigners. It is easy for students to support each other in studies, after class and in everyday life,» said Vladimir Filippov, RUDN Rector.
All in all RUDN has trained 77 professionals for the Republic of Burundi, one third of which (26 people) are engineers. Currently, 16 citizens of this country are studying at the university, and the student association is headed by Edmond Nzoikorera, Master student majoring in mathematics. It is expected that in the next year at least 40 students from Burundi will come to Russia.
More than 70 representatives of the embassies of foreign countries in Russia, representatives of the Federation Council, and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation took part in the round table "The contribution of RUDN University to training national personnel for foreign countries." The event was held on February 5, in an online format and was timed to celebrate the 61st anniversary of RUDN University.
December 15, on the basis of RUDN University, the first QS subject summit in the areas of “Modern Languages” and “Linguistics” started. The topic of the QS Subject Focus Summit is “Languages and Migration in the Context of Globalization”.
During the first hour of work, 1,000 schoolchildren from resource centers in Mongolia, Syria, Turkey, Bulgaria, Tajikistan, Moldova and Kyrgyzstan visited the online exhibition “Time to Study in Russia”. On December 17, the online opening of the exhibition took place at RUDN University site.