The delegation of the Medical Institute, headed by Director Alexei Abramov, and colleagues from the University of Barcelona (University of Barcelona, #156 in the world according to the QS World University Rankings) discussed options for cooperation between universities. The result of the negotiations was signing of a working program of cooperation between RUDN Medical Institute and the Faculty of Medicine and Health of the University of Barcelona. In particular, the agreement involves steps to create a joint master's degree program and residency in "Dentistry", as well as to develop and implement programs for the exchange of academic staff to participate in conferences, lectures and master classes, and joint research. It is also planned to introduce annual student exchange programs in the summer school format on a parity basis.
During the visit Julia Guschina, Deputy Director for International Activities of RUDN Medical Institute met with the representative of the international service of the University ESERP, sister of the Queen of Spain - Telma Ortiz Rokasolano. They agreed to create joint MBA programs "Management in Healthcare".
Yulia Guschina also visited the Autonomous University of Barcelona (“Universita Autónoma de Barcelona”), where agreements were reached on creating joint postgraduate research projects.
Signing of agreements and the launch of these programs is expected in the near future. The first group of exchange students will go to the University of Barcelona at the end of January 2019.
July 9, 2020, Rector of RUDN University Oleg Yastrebov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Yemen to the Russian Federation, Mr. Ahmed Salem Al-Wahishi.
Understanding the importance of Russian-Iranian cooperation in the field of education, science, technology, and culture, on July 07, 2020, the V Forum of Rectors of the Universities of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran (hereinafter - the Forum), organized by the Russian Union of Rectors, was held in a distance format. Forum of Rectors has become a valid form of communication between Russian rectors and their foreign colleagues.