350 Russian students will get an opportunity to study at SCO Universities. SCO University Rectorate meeting to be held at RUDN

350 Russian students will get an opportunity to study at SCO Universities. SCO University Rectorate meeting to be held at RUDN

3 August, RUDN hosts a meeting of the National Rectorate of SCO University where top officials will define plans for the academic year and distribute quotas for Russian students.

3 August, RUDN hosts a meeting of the National Rectorate of SCO University where top officials will define plans for the academic year and distribute quotas for Russian students.

In 2017-2018, the RF Government has allocated 350 places for Master’s and postdoc students. The number of places for Bachelor studies will be defined later.

SCO University comprises 78 leading universities from 6 countries including 20 Russian  universities in Astrakhan, Barnaul, Belgorod, Ekaterinburg, Krasnoyarsk, Novosibirsk, Moscow, St. Petersburg, Ufa and Chelyabinsk.

In 2010 – 2016, 1,066 Master’s and postdoc students studied in Russian universities in the frame of SCO University.

SCO universities priority directions:

  • Regional studies
  • IT
  • Nano-technology
  • Power engineering
  • Ecology .
  • Economics
  • Teaching sciences

In the near future it is planned to prepare specialists in the sphere of technosphere security, electric and thermal engineering and biotechnology.

Reference:

16 August, 2007 – RF President Vladimir Putin came forward with an initiative to set up SCO University, the idea was supported by SCO members states: Kazakhstan, China, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.

28 October, 2008 – Ministers of education of SCO countries signed a Concept of SCO University creation and functioning (Astana).

31 October, 2016 - Dmitry Medvedev signed  an order “On signing an Agreement on setting up and functioning of Shanghai Cooperation Organization University”.

When:  10:00 am

Where: 6, Miklukho-Maklaya

Accreditation – +7(499) 936-85-12, press@rudn.ru till 5:00 pm, 02.08.17

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