The meeting was attended by representatives of the CIS Executive Committee, the Interstate Fund for Humanitarian Cooperation, the Presidential Administration, the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and Rossotrudnichestvo. The participants noted the importance of developing CIS management systems as a successful educational project in the Commonwealth space, which allows for the training of highly qualified specialists for the economies of the partner countries. 1,100 graduates is not only a solid figure, it is also human capital for the development of the scientific, educational, industrial and social sphere of the new independent states, it is a network of professionals ready to compete in the international labor market.
At the meeting of the Coordination Council, the main results and problems of the functioning of the CIS Network University was traditionally discussed nad the results of the 2018/2019 academic year were summed up.
Vice-Rector for International Affairs Larisa Efremova spoke about the main results of the meeting of the Council for Cooperation in the Field of Education of the CIS countries, held April 18-19, 2019, in Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan), and where the draft Agreement on the establishment and functioning of the CIS Network University was approved.
Particular attention was paid to the admission of foreign citizens for training in the framework of joint educational programs of the CIS NU in the 2019/2020 academic year and the search for solutions to enroll the best trained applicants.
September 16, Larisa Efremova took part in the panel discussion “Partnerships, consortia and network interactions in a new educational reality”. The topic of consortia was discussed by heads and experts from leading Russian universities.
The agreement on the establishment of the Interuniversity Center for Islamic Education was reached at the beginning of August this year at a round table organized by RUDN University Rector Oleg Yastrebov, with the participation of the Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation Pyotr Kucherenko.