About 1,500 people in 3 cities of the Republic of Angola took part in RUDN Open Olympiad for foreign citizens in chemistry, mathematics, computer science, physics, biology and the Russian language. At the request of the Angolan partners, the geography of the event was expanded. In addition to Luanda, the capital the Olympiad was held in other provinces of the country - South Kwanza and Huambo. Participants who demonstrated high results will have the opportunity to study RUDN magistracy programs for free. As part of the cluster approach, the Olympiad “Time to study in Russia”, traditional for Angola for 6 years, also took place.
During the visit, RUDN delegation met with the Deputy Minister of Education of the Republic of Angola, Mr. Da Silva, who said that the participation of Angolan partners in RUDN International Employers Club within the cluster approach will help solve the problem of employment of Angolan graduate students from both local and foreign universities. According to him, the practice of interaction with leading universities in Russia has a positive trend and the current cabinet of the Ministry of Education supports the development of Cluster approach in the Republic of Angola. Mr. Da Silva also noted that the development of relations in the field of education with Russia is a priority given the upcoming visit of the President of the Republic of Angola João Lourenço to Russia.
Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova and Director of the Department of International Scientific and Educational Cooperation Alexey Poyda visited Lebanon to hold talks on expanding cooperation with Lebanese universities. Universities-partners noted an increase in the students’ interest in studying the Russian language and studying in Russia. The visit was supported by the Association of RUDN Alumni in Lebanon and the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Beirut.
August 1, a delegation of the Association of Private Universities of Indonesia visited RUDN University. The guests visited RUDN laboratories and research centers, got acquainted with the educational programs of the main faculties of the university, and discussed issues of academic and research cooperation. The meeting ended with signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation in the field of science and education between the RUDN University and 23 Indonesian universities.
The results of the competition for the scholarship “RUDN brilliant students”, established by RUDN University for winners and prize-winners of the Open Olympiad for foreign citizens, are summed up.