RUDN discusses prospects for expanding cooperation with Lebanese State University
During the working meetings, the parties noted the successful experience of joint work, especially more than 200 Lebanese students studying in the Center for Russian Language and Pre-University Training successfully operating at the Lebanese State University.
Another perspective direction is the promotion of student academic mobility programs. In 2017, more than 25 students from the University of Lebanon were trained in the program of the summer school of RUDN Agrarian and Technological Institute. In early 2018, a group of RUDN students studied Arabic at the University of Lebanon, and already in the near future 50 Lebanese students are supposed to come to RUDN summer schools.
During the visit, the delegation met with the administration of RUDN Philological Faculty, the Institute of Hospitality and Tourism and the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences confirming their intention to further deepen cooperation, develop and implement joint projects and signing three working programs of cooperation envisaging opening dual-degrees programs.
RUDN Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova emphasized that cooperation with the Lebanese State University is of strategic importance for the Peoples' Friendship University of Russia in the context of creating a regional educational cluster in the Middle East and North Africa.
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.