The Forum was attended by the rectors of 16 higher education universities of the Islamic Republic of Iran and heads of 21 universities of the Russian Federation. President of the Russian Union of Rectors, Rector of the Lomonosov Moscow State University Viktor A. Sadovnichiy, as well as President of the Summit of Rectors of leading universities of Iran, Rector of Tehran University Mahmoud Nili Ahmadabadi addressed the participants with a welcome speech. Vice-rector for international affairs Larisa I. Efremova took part in the Forum on behalf of RUDN University.
RUDN University and Mazaheb University of Islamic studies are planning to establish an Interuniversity Cooperation Center to coordinate educational ties between Russian and Iranian universities, as well as those of the neighboring regions.
October 6, 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.
December 15-17, 2020, the first QS Subject Focus Summit will be held at the RUDN University in the subject areas “Modern Languages” and “Linguistics”. The on-line summit will focus on research in languages, linguistics and migration in the context of globalization and will be attended by 300 leading linguists and specialists on migration issues from 50 countries.
September 16, Larisa Efremova took part in the panel discussion “Partnerships, consortia and network interactions in a new educational reality”. The topic of consortia was discussed by heads and experts from leading Russian universities.