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30 September 2022

Meeting of Academic Council

On September 27, 2022, a meeting of the Academic Council of the FinU was held.

Opening the meeting of the Academic Council, Stanislav Prokofiev, FinU Rector stressed that FinU is starting a new milestone in cooperation with government authorities by signing a cooperation agreement with the Federal Customs Service.

As part of the agreement, it is planned to create long-term and mutually beneficial cooperation in practical training of FinU students in the field of customs, as well as joint career guidance activities.

In his speech, Vladimir Bulavin, Head of the Federal Customs Service, noted that “... the formula for future cooperation is the combination of the FinU theoretical potential and the practical experience of the Federal Customs Service”.

Then, in a solemn atmosphere, Oleg Nalimov, Director of the Financial Support Department of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation, and Sergei Nikitin, Chief Representative of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation in the Slovak Republic, presented insignia to employees and students for their volunteer activities in compiling a personal list of defenders of the Fatherland who died on the territory of the Slovak Republic.

According to the established tradition, at the beginning of the meeting, Stanislav Prokofiev, FinU Rector presented the FinU employees with a diploma of awarding the degree of PhD in Sciences and a certificate of awarding the academic title of professor.

The working part of the meeting of the Academic Council was opened with a report by Svetlana Bryukhovetskaya, Vice-Rector for Marketing and Work with Applicants, on the results of the admissions’ committee work, on the organization and conduct of career guidance work with applicants, as well as on the implementation of measures to support talented youth “Gold of the Strong”.

Further, in accordance with the agenda, a list of bachelor’s and master’s degree programs was adopted, for which the FinU announced admission in 2023, new educational programs were approved, and a candidate for the Economist of the Year award was nominated.

At the same time, as part of the meeting of the Academic Council, other FinU current issues were also considered.