During the talks in the Ministry of Education of the PRC with the Deputy Director of the Department of International Cooperation, Li Hai the parties discussed preparations for the 19th meeting of the Russian-Chinese intergovernmental commission for humanitarian cooperation, the 18th meeting of the Russian-Chinese subcommittee for cooperation in the field of education and the working group on interaction in the study and teaching of Russian and Chinese languages, development of bilateral academic exchange and scientific cooperation of
universities. Special attention was paid to the forthcoming exhibition China Education Expo, held in October 2018, in 4 cities of China: Beijing, Chengdu, Guangzhou, Shanghai with the participation of leading Russian universities.
Also the Russian delegation visited the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization to meet Aziz Nosirov, Deputy Secretary General of the SCO and Bandar Wilsonbab, Permanent Representative of India in the SCO Secretariat to discuss issues of the work of the SCO member states permanent working group on education and the regulatory and legal framework for the functioning of the SCO. RUDN Vice-Rector for international affairs Larisa Efremova and Mr.Wilsonbab discussed issues of cooperation with India within the framework of the SCO and prospects for the entry of Indian universities into the network university.
RUDN University is a member of the SCO University and serves as its Rectorate. By the decision of SCO University Rectors’ Board, Rector of the SCO University is the Rector of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Vladimir Filippov.
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.