RUDN University opens a Resource Center at the Al-Asseya school, Syria
Leading experts from Russian universities will teach physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology and Russian.
“The Al-Asseya school has branches throughout Syria, where more than 1,600 children study. We have already met schoolchildren who plan to study at leading Russian universities.
The Resource Center is a kind of teaching guidance school for the preparation of Syrian teachers for high-quality teaching of physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology and the Russian language.
In the future, RUDN University with the Syrian Ministry of Education will conduct a broader training program for the advanced training of Syrian teachers,” said Larisa Efremova.
The purpose of the Resource Center is to attract and prepare talented foreign applicants to study at Russian universities, teach core subjects to students of specialized senior classes, increase the prestige of Russian higher education in the world, and increase the number of talented foreign students.
Within the framework of the project, a Consortium of Leading Universities was created for its joint implementation. The Consortium has already included 7 universities: Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, National Research Nuclear University “MEPhI”, St. Petersburg Polytechnic University n.a. Peter the Great, National Research University “MPEI”, Altai State University, National Research University “MIPT”, RANEPA under the President of the Russian Federation.
RUDN University is the coordinator of Resource Centers.
Schools of 5 countries have signed cooperation agreements: Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Tajikistan and Turkey.
The initiative has been implemented since 2019, within the framework of the federal project “Export of Education” of the national project of the Russian Federation “Education”.
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”.