MPEI at Conference on Russian-Mexican cooperation "Flight to Future"
7 September 2021, MPEI took part in the international
videoconference on Russian-Mexican Cooperation “Flight to Future”. The key
topics of the event were the popularization and promotion of Russian as a
foreign language in Mexico.
State and public figures, representatives of Russian
universities, employees of the Roscosmos State Corporation, cosmonauts and
journalists took part in the conference in personal and in remote format from
the Russian side. The Mexican side was represented by the Heads of leading
universities, the Mexican Space Agency, employees of the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs and other government departments in Mexico.
In the framework of the conference, the presentations
of educational institutions of Russia and Mexico were given. The MPEI
representative at the event was Irina Sazonova who spoke of the University
achievements throughout its history and the partnership with Mexico. The
meeting touched the prospects of the mutual educational, scientific and
cultural exchanges and was crowned by expressions of hope for successful
development of cooperation in the future.
The cooperation of MPEI with Mexican universities and
organizations began in 1976, when the first students were accepted for
education. MPEI has trained a large number of highly qualified personnel for
different countries, among them Mexican graduates. MPEI collaborates with the
National Autonomous University of Mexico. Mexican students have been involved
in the MPEI student life, and annually take part in the “Interfestival” of