Russia-Mexico. University cooperation

8 сентября, 2021


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On September 7, the Russian World Foundation hosted an international video conference “Russian-Mexican Cooperation: Flight to the Future”, which brought together representatives of the Russian and Mexican education systems. The conference was organized by the NGO "Russian House in Mexico" and the Bauman Moscow State Technical University with the support of the representative office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Mexico. Yesterday's video conference "Flight to the Future" was a continuation of the meeting of the Russian and Mexican sides from 11 to 21 May at the festival "Yuri Gagarin. First flight into space ", dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the first flight into space. Leading Russian and Mexican universities took part in the working part of the conference. Moscow State Technical University presented their international educational programs. 

BMSTU, MSU, ITMO, RUDN, TPU and others. On the Mexican side, the National Chamber of Industrial Development (CANACINTRA), the Mexican Agency for International Technology Cooperation (AMEXCID), the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), the Autonomous University of Chapingo (UACH), the University of Veracruzana (UV ). 

On the Russian side, the conference was attended by Dmitry Drobyshev, Head of the Department of International Scientific and Educational Cooperation of the Bauman Moscow State Technical University. Within the framework of the video conference "Flight to the Future", the participants spoke about their universities, promising educational and scientific programs, talked about cooperation and the establishment of a system of academic exchanges, and also discussed space development programs. Students of the BMSTU will be able to take part in exchange programs from the 2021/22 academic year, however, in this case, it will be necessary to take into account the need for proficiency in Spanish. Dmitry Drobyshev told representatives of the Mexican Space Agency about our University, space projects, the Youth Space Center and its developments, as well as about potential opportunities for cooperation with the Mexican side. 

“Such events are very important for deepening cooperation between organizations in Mexico and Russia. They increase knowledge about the activities of educational institutions in both countries, allow finding common interests in both academic and research areas. In turn, BMSTU will soon complete the conclusion of cooperation agreements with the main universities of the United Mexican States - the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM), the National Polytechnic Institute (IPN), ”, - comments Dmitry Drobyshev.