"RUDN students are very happy. They get excellent training and they meet so many cultures at one university," - Minister of Higher Education of Zambia Hon. Prof. Nkandu Luo
The Honorable Minister underlined eagerness to extend cooperation between Russia and Zambia: "We are interested in human capital. 60% of scholarships must be given to research and science. We are interested in medicine, nuclear engineering, aeronautics, mining, geology. It is important for us to get managers in healthcare who know how to organize both treating and research. We also face environmental change issues, so we need water resource managers. RUDN opens a regional center for the Russian language at the Copperbelt University. This is a very good step to promote educational and research cooperation between Russia and Zambia."
RUDN University extends collaboration within the project of Educational Cluster for the countries of the South of Africa. There are plans for research, educational and industrial cooperation with the best Zambian universities, companies and the government. The Russian language center at the Copperbelt University is the bridge for joint projects.
"We decided to create a special course of the Russian language with textbooks and online lessons specifically for the English speaking Africa. And Zambia will be the first country to get this new approach to learning Russian," – the RUDN Vice-chancellor Larisa Efremova underlined.
During the visit to Zambia, the delegation of RUDN University also met with graduates of Russian universities in the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Zambia.
November 4, the delegation of RUDN organized a celebration of National Unity Day. More than 40 graduates of Russian universities to speak about Russia and thank for the education that gave them a competitive advantage and ensured the start of a successful career.
RUDN Medical Institute gave me good knowledge and all the practical skills necessary to be a doctor. I have been working in the main clinic of the capital for 5 years now, and I see that both patients and the administration trust the graduates of Russian universities here. - Dr. Daniel Muchiva Lisulo, graduate of RUDN’2014.
National Unity Day and the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia united graduates of Russian universities in Zambia. Despite hundreds of kilometers, a strong love for Alma Mater, for Moscow, for the Russian language. The meeting ended with a friendly chant "Russia, thank you!" and triple "Hooray!".
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.
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.