RUDN University and Hebei University of Engineering - a new joint educational project
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.
More than 70 representatives of the embassies of foreign countries in Russia, representatives of the Federation Council, and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation took part in the round table "The contribution of RUDN University to training national personnel for foreign countries." The event was held on February 5, in an online format and was timed to celebrate the 61st anniversary of RUDN University.
December 15, on the basis of RUDN University, the first QS subject summit in the areas of “Modern Languages” and “Linguistics” started. The topic of the QS Subject Focus Summit is “Languages and Migration in the Context of Globalization”.
During the first hour of work, 1,000 schoolchildren from resource centers in Mongolia, Syria, Turkey, Bulgaria, Tajikistan, Moldova and Kyrgyzstan visited the online exhibition “Time to Study in Russia”. On December 17, the online opening of the exhibition took place at RUDN University site.