The 7th Forum of Rectors of Russian and Chinese Universities was held at Saint Petersburg State University of Economics as part of the 20th meeting of the Intergovernmental Russian-Chinese Commission for Humanitarian Cooperation.
Deputy Prime Minister Tatyana Golikova said that Russia and China were close to raising the number of exchange students to 100,000 in 2020.
The Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Uzbekistan signed an agreement on cooperation with the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration.
Uludag University (Bursa, Turkey) and Kabardino-Balkarian State University (Russia) will exchange medical students under the EU's Erasmus + program as part of the education export project implemented at KBSU.
Accreditation in Education company (Russia) conducted the webinar under the aegis of the Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) on July 02, 2019. The theme of the webinar was "Internationalization of higher education. Cooperation with quality assurance networks and agencies. Acquaintance with HEIs of Russia and other CIS countries. Development of inter-university partnership." The webinar brought together the participants from Russia, China, Armenia, Belarus, Brazil, Moldova, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan: over 30 representatives of the professional community and 13 experts as speakers.
In the context of globalization and integration into the international educational space, it is important to ensure the quality of higher education and increase the competitiveness of educational services. The main trends are internationalization, academic mobility and digitalization.
The national agency for quality assurance in science and higher education in the Republic of Croatia conducted a study on internationalization in the Croatian higher education area; there is a significant interest of higher education institutions in recruiting international students as one of the ways of enhancing the quality of study programs and higher education institutions; due to its geographic position, both a Mediterranean and Central European country, Croatia is a very attractive study abroad destination: five out of ten Croatian universities in total are located on the Adriatic Coast while others are situated in the continental area, including the largest Zagreb University.
During the International Conference on the Cooperation and Integration of Industry, Education, Research, and Application, held in China, a new cooperation agreement was signed between Lipetsk State Technical University and University of Science and Technology Liaoning.
Finnish officials want to remove individual school subjects from the curriculum: there will no longer be any classes in physics, math, literature, history, and geography.
Representatives of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus reported that 27 Belarusian universities were ready to offer English-taught undergraduate programs (181 majors).
The first foreign branch of National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in Tashkent will train personnel for the nuclear industry in Uzbekistan.
The authorities of Novosibirsk State Agrarian University met with the representatives of Cambodia and Mongolia as part of the international forum “Asian Meetings”.
Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of the Republic of Uzbekistan Inomjon Majidov and US Ambassador to Uzbekistan Daniel Rosenblum discussed the development of cooperation in higher education.
Georgian universities are going to offer free tuition to international students in a number of fields of study including winegrowing and enology.