The signing was one of the outcomes of the work at the meeting of the Russian-Venezuelan working group on education and science, held at the Ministry of Science and Higher Education on April 3, 2019. During the meeting, issues such as discussion of the draft Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on scientific and technical cooperation, promising areas of Russian-Venezuelan cooperation in agricultural sciences, the state of Russian-Venezuelan cooperation in higher education and the process of drafting the Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela on cooperation in the exploration and use of outer space for peaceful purposes were discussed.
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.
August 5, Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova and Director of the Department of International Scientific and Educational Cooperation Alexey Poyda paid a working visit to Jordan. The trip resulted in the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with Hussein bin Talal University and Mutah University. The delegation also met with the Minister of Education and Higher Education of Jordan, Walid Maani.