Cooperation will start with 5 areas of training: 4 Bachelor’s degree programs (Landscape architecture, Architecture, Management in technical systems and Design and technological support of machine-building industries) and one Master’s degree program (Architecture). The Chinese side is ready to send 25 students annually to study at RUDN University.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia and Hebei University of Engineering (PRC) agreed to create a joint educational project — “Polytechnic Institute of Hebei Engineering University and Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia”.
The government of the Chinese province of Hebei is ready to support the implementation of a new format of cooperation and allocate funds for the joint institution, documents for the creation of which will be submitted to the competent authorities of the PRC in October 2020.
After receiving the license, Hebei University of Engineering will build a new campus in the new Xiong’an District, which is located in Baoding City, Hebei Province, China. In October 2019, Xiong’an was selected as a national experimental zone for the innovative development of the digital economy.
The proposed form of cooperation, within the framework of the newly created institute, is joint educational programs of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, providing for two diplomas in the areas of Bachelor’s degree:
- “Landscape architecture”;
- “Management in technical systems”;
- “Design and technological support of machine-building industries”;
and Master’s program “Architecture”.
Hebei University of Engineering guarantees, after the second year of bachelor’s studies and the first year of master’s, to send at least 25 students to RUDN University to continue their studies in each of the four undergraduate and one graduate areas.
At the same time, work is underway to include this project in the list of projects of the Committee for Humanitarian Cooperation within the framework of regular meetings of the prime ministers of China and Russia.
Training of students at the Polytechnic Institute of Hebei University of Engineering and Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia will be implemented through:
- Fund for support of foreign education of the Ministry of Education of the PRC;
- Scholarship Fund of the International Corporation “Eurasia”;
- Students’ payments.
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.
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.
October 9, negotiations were held between RUDN Medical Institute and Weifang Medical University (China). RUDN University was represented in the negotiations by Alexey Abramov, Director of the Institute, Yulia Gushchina, Deputy Director for international activities and Gabriel Moshlyak, Head of the Department for interuniversity cooperation.