Founded in 1907
On 29th of June the meeting of representatives of International Office with colleagues Leicester University: Katarzyna Walewski, deputy director of International Office and Asel Bazilgalamovu, regional manager for Europe, Russia and Central Asia. The visit was initiated by Leicester University with the offer to work with Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in all possible directions.
Leicester University is a state classic university established in 1921. Currently there more than 14 000 students are studying and 1600 teachers work. University prepares specialists in the field of economics, applied computer science, management, law, political science, sociology, medicine and many others.
University Leicester takes leading positions in the global and national ratings, it is included in the 1% of the best universities in the world Times rating (Times Higher Education 167 place), 2% of top universities by QS rating (265 seats) has a 5-stars in the QS Stars and is in the top 300 universities of "Shanghai" rating. This university is one of the most international universities in UK and has awards of British Queen.
British colleagues met with Leonid Bragin, head of International Office, professor, and discussed main directions of cooperation and acquainted with the work of International Office. In discussions with management staff have been concretized such areas of cooperation as student exchanges, teaching mobility, organization of summer schools and other issues of cooperation between universities. After an exchange of views, parties agree to sign a cooperation agreement and an additional agreement on the exchange of students.
It terms of the event the meeting at the IBS-Plekhanov where representatives of University Leicester were met by Dmitry Epifanov, head of the department, who told about educational programs, double degree contracts, directions of international cooperation and presented a proposal for interfaculty cooperation.
After termination of the visit British guests made a tour around the University, visiting the historic buildings and auditoriums.