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”.
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.