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A representative of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics takes part in the international conferences
11 September
Campus news

​Head of the deanery of IBS-Plekhanov D. Epifanov took part in the International conference BELCO Alliance 2017.

 

BELCO Alliance 2017 was held at INSEEC (Bordo, France), a university partner of PRUE and gathered 12 institutes from 12 countries: Canada, Thailand, New Zealand, Finland, Peru, the USA, Russian Federation, Greece, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, and France.

 

The goal of the international University BELCO Alliance is an extension of the range of international cooperation in the first place, the international mobility of students PRUE, and, most importantly, improve its quality.

 

The first result of this meeting was agreement in principle on signing agreements on cooperation and student exchange between Plekhanov University of applied Sciences Lillebaelt Academy (Denmark) and Fontys University (Netherlands). Now we are preparing the documents and in the next two months, we will start work on the exchange of students.

 

Second, and more important result will be the strengthening of ties at all levels – regular guest lectures, and in the future and entire modules from the representatives of the partner universities at the faculty of IBS-Plekhanov of PRUE. A clear focus on the competences that the universities give to their students who will in future move from simple exchange of students not only to double but to triple certification, when a year of study abroad the student will be studying for the semester at 2 universities partners and, subject to good school, to receive diplomas from 3 universities.

 

D. Epifanov will also participate in Europe's largest conference for international education EAIE 2017, held since September 11 in Seville.

 

This conference is expected to meet the current University partners of PRUE, which will discuss issues of expanding and deepening cooperation, as well as with the new – with the result that the increase in opportunities for students of PRUE: expanding horizons, acquiring new knowledge at the international level, the increase of competitiveness.