RUDN University took part in EUCEN General Assembly
EUCEN President Dr. Balazs Nemeth presented results of the network's activities for 2019. He drew attention to the fact that EUCEN events mainly related to the topics such as Sustainable Development Goals, interaction with NGOs and national networks engaged with quality of continuing education, cooperation with global organizations - UNESCO, European University Association (EAU), International Association of Universities (IAU) over internationalization of continuing education.
During the GA, participants voted to admit new HEIs to EUCEN - University of Siegen (Germany), Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain), University of Huelva (Spain), University of Minho (Portugal), Cyprus West University (Cyprus), University of Huddersfield (United Kingdom).
The next GA of EUCEN is scheduled to be held in June 2021 in Utrecht (Netherlands).
EUCEN was established in 1991. The main goal of EUCEN is to promote the social, economic and cultural life of Europe through the development and promotion of continuing education in universities of Europe and other regions of the world. The network currently has 159 institutional members (universities, professional associations, NGOs) from 36 countries.
The RUDN University has been keeping an institutional membership at EUCEN since 2012.
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.