Meeting of the National Coordinating Committee of the BRICS Network University
The Deputy Director of the Department of International Cooperation of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education Mr. Boris Zhelezov, Deputy Director of the Department of State Policy in Higher Education of the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education Mr. Aleksey Levchenko and Vice-rector for International Affairs of RUDN University Ms. Larisa Efremova delivered welcoming speeches.
During the meeting the participants concerned issues of educational activities within the framework of the Russian chairmanship of the BRICS Interstate Association in 2020, meetings of International Thematic Groups of the BRICS Network University, prospects for interstate cooperation in the framework of the admission campaign for the 2020/2021 academic year, and approved the draft of Conception of functioning and development of the BRICS Network University and its Roadmap for the short and medium terms for further consideration and submission them for approval by the International Governing Council of the BRICS Network University.
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.