Astrakhan State University Welcomes Delegation from Rossotrudnichestvo

Astrakhan State University Welcomes Delegation from Rossotrudnichestvo

OnMarch4, representatives ofthe Federal Agency for the Commonwealth ofIndependent States, Compatriots Living Abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation, headed byHead ofthe agency Yevgeny Primakov, paid avisit toASU.

The meeting with the distinguished guests began with the Caspian Higher School of Interpreting and Translation and a presentation of the university as a centre of international communication in the Caspian region, Central and Southeast Asia.

ASU Rector Konstantin Markelov spoke about the development strategy of the university, its interaction with other universities and countries, as well as about the ASU projects being implemented and being prepared for implementation.

In his turn, the head of Rossotrudnichestvo stressed the importance of developing the project of the Caspian Scientific & Educational Centre, as well as promoting the university’s educational services abroad.

Head of the Project Office of International Cooperation and Development Irina Bocharnikova told the representatives of Rossotrudnichestvo about the international educational environment and flagship intercultural and linguistic centres. She also spoke in detail about the model of the interregional SEC in Astrakhan region.

ASU Vice Rector for Innovations and Priority Projects Aleksey Titov told the guests about a few innovative projects — independently operated maritime robots, amphibious vehicles, underwater robots, the World Engineering Competitions and the upcoming Caspian Youth Startup Festival.

Then the representatives of the agency were shown the university and had a look at our swimming pool, laboratories of the Institute of Physics & Mathematics, Shared-Use Centre for Creating Multimedia Content with elements of virtual reality and Centre of Pedagogical Staff’s Continuing Education “Teacher of the Future”.

The meeting with the representatives of Rossotrudnichestvo continued at the Teacher of the Future Centre, where they took part in a discussion on the promotion of the Russian language and the Russian-language media abroad.

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