Guatemala needs medical professionals, engineers and agrarians, humanitarian sphere being also of high interest, in particular international relations and political sciences. The parties expressed interest in increasing the number of state-funded places.
One of the potential cooperation areas is teaching Russian to Guatemalan school and university students by RUDN professors and refresher training of Guatemalan teachers at RUDN, which could help prepare Guatemalan students for studying in Russian universities.
RUDN is planning to actively cooperate with San Carlos University, which leads in the rankings of Central American universities.
November 12, a delegation of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for International Affairs of RUDN University, opened the Resource Center for Russian Education on the basis of the private school “Al-Asseya” in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic.
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.
October 14, within the framework of Russia’s chairmanship in BRICS, a meeting of the International Steering Committee of the BRICS Network University was held in the format of a videoconference at the site of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.