RUDN University and Hebei University of Engineering - a new joint educational project
Cooperation will start with 5 areas of training: 4 Bachelor’s degree programs (Landscape architecture, Architecture, Management in technical systems and Design and technological support of machine-building industries) and one Master’s degree program (Architecture). The Chinese side is ready to send 25 students annually to study at RUDN University.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia and Hebei University of Engineering (PRC) agreed to create a joint educational project — “Polytechnic Institute of Hebei Engineering University and Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia”.
The government of the Chinese province of Hebei is ready to support the implementation of a new format of cooperation and allocate funds for the joint institution, documents for the creation of which will be submitted to the competent authorities of the PRC in October 2020.
After receiving the license, Hebei University of Engineering will build a new campus in the new Xiong’an District, which is located in Baoding City, Hebei Province, China. In October 2019, Xiong’an was selected as a national experimental zone for the innovative development of the digital economy.
The proposed form of cooperation, within the framework of the newly created institute, is joint educational programs of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees, providing for two diplomas in the areas of Bachelor’s degree:
- “Landscape architecture”;
- “Management in technical systems”;
- “Design and technological support of machine-building industries”;
and Master’s program “Architecture”.
Hebei University of Engineering guarantees, after the second year of bachelor’s studies and the first year of master’s, to send at least 25 students to RUDN University to continue their studies in each of the four undergraduate and one graduate areas.
At the same time, work is underway to include this project in the list of projects of the Committee for Humanitarian Cooperation within the framework of regular meetings of the prime ministers of China and Russia.
Training of students at the Polytechnic Institute of Hebei University of Engineering and Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia will be implemented through:
- Fund for support of foreign education of the Ministry of Education of the PRC;
- Scholarship Fund of the International Corporation “Eurasia”;
- Students’ payments.
On February 15, the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia signed the Agreement on the Consortium of Universities and Scientific Organizations for the implementation of the program “Ambassadors of Russian Education and Science”. Vladimir Filippov, President of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, Chairman of the Higher Attestation Commission, was elected the head of the consortium.
October 5-8, 2022, RUDN University delegation paid a working visit to Mongolia. During this period, representatives of the university held RUDN University Open Olympiad, met with applicants at the education exhibition and took part in the forum of Mongolian alumni.
September 30, 2022, RUDN University received a delegation from the Cyprus University of Health and Social Sciences. The Cypriot side offered cooperation in the format of academic exchange for students of “General Medicine” and “Dentistry”. It is also challenging to create two-week summer / winter schools for Cypriot students of “Dentistry”.