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A group of delegates from Alassane Ouattara University (Bwake, Republic of Côte d'Ivoire) represented by the University president Lazar Poame and vice-president for planning, programming and external relations Mrs Pelaja Tewa visited Plekhanov Russian University of Economics on September 16-20 2017.
In 2016, a cooperation agreement was signed by these universities, initiated by Academic Department of Industrial Economics. Before, head of the Department, Professor A. Bystrov visited Alassane Ouattara University.
The purpose of the visit was familiarization with the activities and experience of PRUE and negotiations for the development of joint projects in various fields of education and science. The visit schedule included meeting with the acting rector T. Voronova, vice-rector for methodological work P. Karasev and scientific advisor of the University S. Valentey. They discussed issues of higher education management, organization of educational process, research activities and cooperation opportunities. Guests got acquainted with the history of the University, visited the library center, received a presentation on the work of the business incubator, RF Regions Situation Centre for Socio-Economic Development, research laboratory "Prospective composite materials and technologies" and research school "Chemistry and technology of polymer materials".
The representatives of Alassane Ouattara University met the members of Academic department of Industrial Economics where they were introduced to educational and research priorities of the Department, goals and objectives of the scientific school of "Industrial and economic security" (founder and scientific advisor PhD of technology professor A. Bystrov), and the department potential in terms of international projects. The meeting included dean of Faculty of Management M. Ponomarev and head of Academic Department of Russian Language and Culture of Speech E. Lavrushina, who told the guests about educational programs and opportunities of language training for foreign students.
The program of the visit differed in richness and diversity in relation to professional and cultural events, which certainly helps to strengthen comprehensive relations, to form a program of joint projects and strengthen mutual academic and student mobility. There is already a joint work plan of PRUE and Alassane Ouattara University, as on the event will contribute to the development of the international profile of our University.