Global Universities in the Globalizing World
The main topic of the meeting is the Third Mission of Universities. Vladimir Filippov presented the report “Global Universities in the Globalizing World”.
The Council was established 8 years ago to hold international consultations once every two years with the leaders of the world's leading universities, to discuss current trends and challenges for the development of higher education in the world.
The Council includes 45 invited leaders from leading universities in the world - from Europe, the USA, Canada, Australia, Brazil, Chile, India, China, Japan and Russia. Rector of the RUDN University is the only member from Russia in this Global Council of University Leaders.
RUDN representatives told schoolchildren and students of Kenya and Senegal about trends in nuclear energy, Russian technologies and education in Russia.
July 16, Oleg Yastrebov, RUDN University Rector and Riad Haddad, Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to Russia held talks. During the meeting, they discussed the study of Syrian students at RUDN University and validation of Russian diplomas. RUDN University Rector assured the meeting participants that the issue of diploma validation would be resolved in the near future.
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.