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NEFU expands cooperation with Chinese universities

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The M.K. Ammosov North-Eastern Federal University is a participant in 12th Forum of Rectors of Higher Educational Institutions Association of the Far East, Siberia and the North-Eastern Regions of the PRC in Harbin. The university was represented by NEFU Rector Evgenia Mikhailova and NEFU Oriental Institute Director Nyurgun Maksimov.

The theme of the Forum, held on the basis of the Chinese North-Eastern Agricultural University, was the strategy of relations between Russia and China within the framework of One Belt, One Road. This is reported by the press service of the North-Eastern Federal University.

At the plenary session of the Forum Evgenia Mikhailova made a report "Federal University - an intellectual platform for the international integration of the region." She told that on June 12, the representation of culture, education and business of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) was opened in the city of Lüshun-Port Arthur. The agreement with the Dalian University of Science and Technology was approved by representatives of ‘Sitim’ Media Group and KaiShi Corporation with the support of NEFU. "The Representative Office will become a platform for the university to hold Russian-Chinese summer schools and a base for promoting the Russian language and culture in Liaoning Province," said Evgenia Mikhailova.

Also at the sectional meeting on expanding cooperation between Chinese-Russian universities and enterprises of China and Russia, the head of the Yakut higher educational institution acted as a moderator from the Russian side. Within the framework of the Forum, agreements on interuniversity cooperation with Heilongjiang Eastern University and Harbin University of Commerce were signed.

The Chairman and members of the Executive Committee of the Association of Higher Educational Institutions were elected at the Forum - Rector Evgenia Mikhailova was elected to the Executive Committee of the Association from Yakutia.

Students from China are trained in various undergraduate and graduate programs at NEFU. It is planned to open a joint network master program of oil and gas direction with the Chinese university for the next academic year. In addition to educational programs, there is also cooperation in the field of intellectual sports - in conjunction with the Pedagogical University of Central China the first Russian-Chinese Summer Camp will be opened.