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.
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.