National Rectorate of University SCO holds session
15 December, 2021, in RUDN a session of the National
Rectorate of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) University was held. The
event was attended by representatives of basic Universities of USCO in Russia
and members of the Chinese Rectorate of USCO.
In the course of the meeting the main issues of USCO
activities in 2020-2021 had been talked over and the reports of coordinator
Universities for priority fields of training had been heard out.
Alexander Tarasov, Vice-rector on international
relations of MPEI, gave a presentation upon “Creation and implementation of
joint Ph.D. and Bachelor programs in the framework of USCO”, speaking of work
results and basic problems faced by Universities during the realization of
joint educational programs and their solutions.
USCO is an international educational program in Russia
and Asia functioning as a network university that is a system of basic
educational organizations of USCO members with an agreed study program. USCO
establishment was one of the first initiatives in the domain of network
university cooperation development worldwide.
The mission of USCO is to realize a coordinated
training of high-quality personnel on the basis of the coordinated innovational
educational program in the fields of priority interest for economic and social
development among countries-members of Shanghai Cooperation Organization.
In 2009, MPEI became a basic University of SCO and was
unanimously chosen as an international coordinator of the Power Engineering
Further information on USCO in Russian can be found here.