Within the framework of Syrian-Russian scientific cooperation, the Russian Cultural Center, in cooperation with the Ministry of Higher Education, organized an exhibition to introduce Russian universities under the title “Knowledge, Unite… New Opportunities for Higher Education” at Damascus University Conference Hall.
In a statement to the media, Dr. Vadim Zyachkov, Director of the Russian Cultural Center in Beirut and supervisor of the Center in Damascus that the exhibition is an opportunity to strengthen scientific relations between the two countries and open new horizons for cooperation in the field of exchange of expertise and the preparation of human cadres for reconstruction.
Alexei Bukov, Dean of the Faculty of Foreign Student Training at the Russian State University of Oil and Gas Gobkin, said the exhibition is a useful initiative for Syrian students and a platform for dialogue between educational and academic institutions in the two friendly countries and to create new opportunities for future cooperation.
During her tour of the exhibition, SANA met with representatives of the participating Russian universities. Alexei Boyda, representative of the University of Friendship of Peoples in Moscow, pointed out that more than 100 Syrian students are studying at the university at the master's and doctoral levels.
For his part, Akram El Khoury, representative of Moscow State Technological University, pointed out that the university includes various engineering specializations in the fields of industrial production, robotics, automation and economics.He said that the exhibition is an important step to expand the possibilities of cooperation in the scientific field between the two countries and provide an opportunity for Syrian students to achieve their ambitions and serve their country when returning to it.
The representative of Belgorod State University, Alexandra Kaneshiva, said that her university took part last year in the exhibition, which she sees as a good opportunity to introduce the opportunities of study in Russia, expressing her pleasure to see many Syrian students interested in knowing what the Russian universities offer, pointing to the admission of 20 Syrian students this year. To study at the university including five in the graduate program.
A graduate of pharmacy from Damascus University, Ranim al-Khader, said that she got enough information about the participating Russian universities and the specialties available in them, as well as on the cities and regions in them.
It is noteworthy that the Russian side allocated 500 scholarships annually for Syrian students in the first university and postgraduate studies in various specializations available in Russian universities, including exemption from tuition fees, monthly salary and residence in university housing in addition to a full academic year to learn the Russian language in the preparatory colleges of universities do not fall within Duration of study.
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