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Viktor Grishin, rector of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, took part in ceremonial events dedicated to 50th anniversary of partner-university at Konstanz, Germany
27 June
Campus news

In June 1966 at Germany on the shores of Lake Constance, separating Germany, Austria and Switzerland, eponymous university was founded in Konstanz. Since then, passed exactly 50 years and today this university occupies a leading position not only in the German educational system, but also is at the top of world rankings.


For anniversary events rectors and heads of universities from around the world gathered. Plekhanov Russian university of Economics which is a strategic partner of Constanta for many years was represented by Viktor Grishin, rector of PRUE, and Dmitry Mayakov, leading scientific staff member of research center of strategic development.


The event started with an official ceremony dedicated to the jubilee. With the congratulations presented Winfried Krechman, prime minister of Baden-Württemberg. Also presented at the event Uli Berhard, burgomistr of Konstanz city, Ulyrih Rüdiger, rector of the university, and others.


The festive events lasted for 2 days and terminated by the concert with participation of the orchestra and choir of the University of Konstanz, and the choir of the Kiev and Lyon. 250 student artists choir and orchestra performed the famous oratorio Carmina Burana, which became a striking finale of the holiday.


In October this year Plekhanov University will be visited by Polmayer, professor from Konstanz, and in February next year rector Ulyrih Rüdiger plans on congratulating PRUE on 100 anniversary personally.