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.
November 12, a delegation of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for International Affairs of RUDN University, opened the Resource Center for Russian Education on the basis of the private school “Al-Asseya” in Damascus, Syrian Arab Republic.
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.
October 14, within the framework of Russia’s chairmanship in BRICS, a meeting of the International Steering Committee of the BRICS Network University was held in the format of a videoconference at the site of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia.