RUDN is expanding borders. An agreement on joint doctoral research supervision signed with the Lebanese State University
28 June, RUDN Rector signed an agreement on joint doctoral research supervision with the Lebanese State University. Research concerns engineering, agrarian, medical, humanitarian and social sciences.
«It is not only research that is important, we would also like to cooperate in applied spheres like interpreting from Russian into Arabic. We train conference interpreters in many languages but we do not have Russian», said Rector of the Lebanese University.
Larisa Efremova, RUDN Vice-Rector said that RUDN is ready to implement dual-degree programs and send professors to the Lebanese University for teaching special modules and lecturing adding that she hopes to start in September.
The Lebanese State University is the only university in Lebanon founded by the government. It has 19 faculties, and half Lebanese students study there.
In 2016, 18 students came to RUDN summer school, while this year 50 students are studying at the Agrarian and Technological Institute.
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.