Founded in 1907
On February 11-12, 2018, vice-rector for additional education and branches Asali Asaliyev held meetings with heads of Russian center of science and culture during visiting Minsk and Minsk Institute (branch) of PRUE.
Heads of Rossotrudnichestvo Office in the Republic of Belarus, Russian center of science and culture Sergey Kruppo, vice-rector for additional education and branches of Plekhanov Russian University of Economcis A. Asaliyev and director of Minsk branch of PRUE Nikolay Malchenko, deputy head of Rossotrudnichestvo Office in the Republic of Belarus, Russian center of science and culture in Minsk Leonid Makurov, specialist of the Office Natalia Ipatyeva participated in the meeting.
S. Kruppo informed about the goals, objectives and main directions of RCSC activities in Minsk and outlined the General plan of its activities aimed at the development of Russian-Belarusian humanitarian cooperation. He noted that the Russian centers of science and culture abroad are platforms for events in the field of education, establishing contacts between Russian scientists and their foreign counterparts, youth cooperation, as well as activities for the selection of graduates of foreign schools to study in Russian universities within the quotas allocated by the Government of the Russian Federation. Partners in this field are the Ministry of education and science of the Russian Federation, Russian educational and research organizations and others.
A. Asaliyev highlighted the significance of Russian-Belarusian cooperation in the field of science and education, which actively develops representing an important factor in the unity of the two fraternal peoples; he noted the importance of expanding cooperation with educational institutions of the two countries.
L. Makurov stressed the importance of developing ties between Russian and Belarusian educational institutions, scientific organizations of higher education, joint research, thematic conferences, symposia, seminars and other events.
During the meeting the sides discussed issues of realization of educational projects of PRUE, the Minsk branch of the RCSC and in Minsk; topical issues related to the development of the network of branches of PRUE, in particular, the Minsk branch; the extension of cooperation between educational institutions of the higher school of the Russian Federation and the Republic of Belarus; organization and maintenance of Russian-Belarusian and international events.