With the intention of propelling collaborations with international universities, a Haryana varsity by the name of KR Mangalam has signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with two Russian universities. These two universities are – 1. Dubna State University, Russia and 2. with State University of Aerospace Instrumentation (SUAI), St. Petersburg. Both were signed during the last week of December 2021. In addition to collaboration with international entities, the MoUs were signed with the intent of promoting educational research and cultural programmes.
Collaboration with Dubna State University
KR Mangalam signed the MoU with Dubna University on December 28, 2021. Located in the heart of Russia, this university is government-recognised and funded. Established in 1994, the university has aimed to impart quality education and exposure to both its national and international students. Currently, the university is housing and educating more than 8000 students.
Dubna University comprises 126 educational programmes which include 75 Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Specialist’s programmes along with 42 additional education programmes, and 9 PG programmes. Due to the education and facilities that the university provides, it has managed to find a spot in the top 100 universities in Russia.
As per the recently signed MoU, both universities will be participating in several research projects and culture programmes for promoting opportunities and better education for students. Moreover, both universities also intend to release a joint publication along with organising student-exchange programmes regularly. Through the use of webinars, seminars, Faculty Development Programmes (FDPs), both universities shall aim to leverage student experience.
Collaboration with SUAI
A similar MoU was signed by KR Mangalam with SUAI on December 29, 2021, with the intention of encouraging educational research, academic collaborations as well as cultural programmes. SUAI is known as one of the few multidisciplinary institutions in Russia which train its students in fields such as economics, law, IT, political science, international relations and many more. Presently, the university comprises 6 institutes, 6 faculties and more than 40 departments that offer more than 200 educational programmes.
In accordance with the MoU, both universities need to participate in joint cultural activities, research projects as well as academic collaborations. Moreover, both entities will be working on a joint publication and host seminars, webinars, FDPs to boost student learning. Through this collaboration, students will also get a chance of interacting with research experts and leaders. This will help them learn and think outside the box. Again, regular student exchange programmes will be undertaken during the entire course.