RUDN University expands cooperation with Cuban universities
Representatives of RUDN University agreed to create a Russian Language and Pre-University Training Center, as well as a specialized class at the Technological University of Havana (CUJAE). In addition, the parties discussed elaborating and implementing joint master’s programs in engineering. Also, RUDN University and the Medical University of Havana signed a cooperation agreement
Students from the Republic of Cuba — facts and figures:
Currently, 23 citizens of the Republic of Cuba are studying at RUDN University, five of whom are 1st-year students.
The association of Cuban students has been working since 2009. The first president of the association was Vitarte Anton, a student of Law.
In 1995, the Federation of Students from Latin America and the Caribbean was created at RUDN University.
In 1970, students from the Faculty of Agriculture of the Peoples’ friendship university completed an internship in Cuba. They studied issues of agrochemistry, soil science and animal science in tropical conditions. Students of the Faculty of History and Philology also participated in the mobility project as interpreters.
In 1960, a Soviet-Cuban interstate cooperation agreement was signed. Scientists from the Peoples’ Friendship University and employees of the Central University of Las Villas (Santa Clara) conducted a joint study “Studying the characteristics of mineral nutrition and the effectiveness of different densities of rice sowing in Cuba”.
Earlier, RUDN delegation visited Cuba to participate in the XX Meeting of the intergovernmental Russian-Cuban commission on trade, economic, scientific and technical cooperation. Representatives of the university participated in meetings of the Russian-Cuban working group on education and science and signed a number of cooperation agreements.
In October, experts from 140 countries gathered in Uzbekistan for the session of the General Assembly of the UN World Tourism Organization UNWTO. Russia was represented by teachers from RUDN Institute of Hotel Business and Tourism (IHBiT).
Union Minister for Science and Technology, Dr. Myo Thein Kyaw and Union Minister for Electric Power U Nyan Tun visited RUDN on the delegation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. The parties discussed the possibility of expanding cooperation in the field of technical areas and talked with students from Myanmar about their academic progress.
4 scientific sections, more than 50 speakers and 500 participants from Russia, Belarus, Gambia, Germany, Iran, Kazakhstan, the Netherlands — for the first time, the “Food Quality Food Safety” conference was held in Astana.