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.
In the course of the visit RUDN representatives together with “Kenruss” agency participated in the XIX international educational exhibition in Nairobi, where they presented educational programs and majors.
RUDN University students and young scientists from 11 countries took part in the XVIII International Festival of Youth Scientific and Technical Creativity "Ot Vinta" (Off we go) in the mountain resort of Rosa Khutor. Students of the Agrarian Technological Institute, the Institute of Medicine, the Institute of Ecology and the Faculty of Economics presented scientific and practical projects.
April 24–28, the III Open Mathematical Olympiad for University Students (OMOUS-2023) was held in Turkmenistan. 282 students from 9 countries competed in the team and individual competitions. Mathematicians from RUDN brought silver to Moscow.
RUDN and MGIMO students held three seminars for those who study French. The meetings were attended by students from 5 partner universities under the project of the Russian-French Network University.