Cooperation with African countries in the field of education. Working visit of RUDN delegation to the Republic of Kenia
9-10 March, RUDN delegation headed by Larisa Efremova, Vice-Rector for international academic mobility visited Kenia to discuss cooperation in the field of education.
9 March, RUDN representatives met Evans Kidero, Governor of Nairobi province. The talks were aimed at attracting the most talented youth to study in RUDN. The parties agreed to sign a Memorandum of cooperation during the visit of Mr.Kidero to RUDN University.
At the meeting with Paul Vainaina, Rector of Kenyan University, the second largest HEI in the republic, the two universities made a decision to sign a frame memorandum of cooperation in priority directions – engineering, mathematics, physics and medicine.
Another result of the visit was signing a protocol of intentions to recognize medical postdoc degrees, which can become a first step to be practiced in Africa and will allow to enroll more African students to medical residency.
10 March, the delegation met Peter Mfibi, Rector of Nairobi University to discuss inter-university cooperation and signing a memorandum to enroll talented youth to Master’s and postdoc programs in priority directions. A lot of professors at Nairobi University are RUDN graduates.
RUDN representatives also visited Multimedia University of Kenia to discuss the previously signed memorandum of training Master and postdoc students.
On November 23, 2022, Chev. Prof. Mario Pace, (Ph.D. (Melit), Associate Professor, Head of the Department, Languages and Humanities Education, Faculty of Education, University of Malta, language consultant to the Minister of Education) gave lecture entitled “Languages and Translation in the Context of Intercultural Communication” within the framework of the academic and methodological online seminar of the Foreign Languages Department of the Agrarian and Technological Institute of RUDN University held via MS Teams. The event attracted an audience of more than 80 guests.
RUDN University students are among the winners and prize-winners of the Second International Student Contest of Professionally Oriented Translation, which was attended by 876 participants from 6 countries. 1,316 works were presented in 11 categories of the competition. Over 160 were disqualified for machine translation.
September 14, 2022, the Minister of Health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko spoke to RUDN University students on the eve of World Patient Safety Day.