17 September, the delegation of the University of Porto headed by Professor Maria Ramus, Vice-Rector for research and development, came to RUDN University.
At a meeting with Rector Filippov an agreement on cooperation in science and education was signed. The parties agreed to elaborate dual-degree Master programs in chemistry and IT to be started September 1, 2018 and a dual-degree PhD program in chemistry.
In 2017, students’ exchange is done in the frame of Erasmus + program.
At the meeting the strategy of inviting researchers from Porto university to RUDN to the posts of leading researchers was discussed.
Another sphere of interest is joint work in space technologies, in particular using the results of space activities in various fields of economy – ecology, agronomy etc.
The agreement is concluded for 5 years with automatic prolongation.
In the frame of the visit the delegation came to the Faculty of Science where professor Fernandu Pereira delivered a lecture. The delegation also visited the Shared Knowledge Center and the Mission Control Center of RUDN IST.
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.