II Forum of rectors from Russia and iberoamerican region and signing of Agreement on Academic Exchanges with Cadis University
II Forum of Rectors from Russia and iberoamerican region held in the framework of the Year of Spain in Russia and the Year of Russia in Spain took place on 28-29 March 2011 in the Intellectual center- Fundamental library of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. The forum was dedicated to promoting cooperation between the higher education institutions of Russia, Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
The Forum started with opening speeches by A. Fursenko, Minister of Education and Science of Russia, A. Gabilondo, Minister of Education of Spain, V. Sadovnichy, President of the Russian Union of Rectors, Rector of the Lomonosov Moscow State University, and A. Lujambio, Secretary of State Education of the United Mexican States. The Forum was attended by 100 heads of the universities from Spain, Central and South America, as well as by more than 100 rectors of Russian universities. The Financial University was represented by its Rector Prof. M. Eskindarov.
The work of the Forum was held in 4 sections:
1 section: “Towards more universal educational environment: defining priority arrears of cooperation and potential programs”.
2 section: “Towards new dimension in linguistics cooperation”.
3 section: “Innovations and transfer of knowledge”.
4 section: “Cooperation between business and university”.
M. Eskindarov was the cochairman of the fourth section.
Participants of the Forum adopted a resolution aimed at further development of cooperation between the universities of Russia, Spain, Portugal and Latin America.
In the framework of the Forum M. Eskindarov, Rector of the Financial University, and Diego Sales Markes, Rector of Cadis University, have signed an Agreement on Academic Exchanges specifying bachelor and master students exchanges for one or two semesters during the academic year (incorporated education) and visits of students and professors to participate in programs including lectures and seminars, visits to organizations and enterprises, cultural events.
The signing of the agreement signify the new stage of cooperation between the Financial University and Cadis University that started in 2010.