28 June, RUDN Rector signed an agreement on joint doctoral research supervision with the Lebanese State University. Research concerns engineering, agrarian, medical, humanitarian and social sciences.
«It is not only research that is important, we would also like to cooperate in applied spheres like interpreting from Russian into Arabic. We train conference interpreters in many languages but we do not have Russian», said Rector of the Lebanese University.
Larisa Efremova, RUDN Vice-Rector said that RUDN is ready to implement dual-degree programs and send professors to the Lebanese University for teaching special modules and lecturing adding that she hopes to start in September.
The Lebanese State University is the only university in Lebanon founded by the government. It has 19 faculties, and half Lebanese students study there.
In 2016, 18 students came to RUDN summer school, while this year 50 students are studying at the Agrarian and Technological Institute.
Understanding the importance of Russian-Iranian cooperation in the field of education, science, technology, and culture, on July 07, 2020, the V Forum of Rectors of the Universities of the Russian Federation and the Islamic Republic of Iran (hereinafter - the Forum), organized by the Russian Union of Rectors, was held in a distance format. Forum of Rectors has become a valid form of communication between Russian rectors and their foreign colleagues.
The Annual General Assembly of the European University Continuing Education Network (EUCEN) was held on May 29, 2020 in a video conference format. On behalf of the RUDN University representatives of the Vice-Rector for International Activities’ office participated in the meeting.
In Rwanda, Uganda and Ethiopia representatives of RUDN University and ROSATOM held open lectures on the features of Russian higher education in the field of nuclear energy.