RUDN and Porto University signed an agreement on cooperation in science and education
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.
More than 70 representatives of the embassies of foreign countries in Russia, representatives of the Federation Council, and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation took part in the round table "The contribution of RUDN University to training national personnel for foreign countries." The event was held on February 5, in an online format and was timed to celebrate the 61st anniversary of RUDN University.
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.