RUDN delegation participated in the Second annual conference of the University Network of the BRICS
During the conference, representatives of the 22 included in the BRICS Network University universities, experts in the field of education from five countries had an exchange of views on «Practical Cooperation and International Education», discussed the strategy of sustainable development of the BRICS Network University.
Following the meeting, representatives of educational circles of the BRICS countries have signed a number of agreements on bilateral and multilateral cooperation, including the action Plan, the BRICS Network University for 2017-2018 and Zhengzhou Consensus of the BRICS Network University-2017annual meeting. In the framework of the International thematic group «Energy» and «BRICS Studies» two educational programmes of RUDN «Waste-to-Energy», «Global Security and Development Cooperation» and “International Business and International Marketing” were taken as basic programmes.
The conference was organized by the Ministry of Education of China.
The current meeting is one of the events leading up to the 9-th meeting of the BRICS countries’ heads which is to be held in September in the Chinese city of Xiamen. At the ceremony of its opening was attended by the officials of the ministries of education of China, Russia, India, Brazil and South Africa, heads of universities-partners, academics and experts.
A BRICS Network University is an Association of Higher Education Organizations of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. It is an educational project focused on the multilateral joint training programs and joint research projects development.
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.
December 15, on the basis of RUDN University, the first QS subject summit in the areas of “Modern Languages” and “Linguistics” started. The topic of the QS Subject Focus Summit is “Languages and Migration in the Context of Globalization”.
During the first hour of work, 1,000 schoolchildren from resource centers in Mongolia, Syria, Turkey, Bulgaria, Tajikistan, Moldova and Kyrgyzstan visited the online exhibition “Time to Study in Russia”. On December 17, the online opening of the exhibition took place at RUDN University site.