MPEI is enhancing its cooperation with People’s Republic of China
An online meeting
between the representatives of MPEI and the
Tangshan University took place on June 10, 2022.
On the part
of MPEI, the Director of Integration Policy Development Anastasia Mashkova and
the Head of International Programs Sultan Makoev attended the meeting. On the
part of China, it was participated by the rector of the Tangshan Institute Yang
Zhian, the curator of international programs Jiang Jianing and more than 100
students of the Tangshan University planning to study at the joint MPEI-Tangshan
It is worth
recalling that in 2020 a joint educational bachelor program based on the MPEI achievements
and experience was designed in the direction of 15.03.01 Mechanical Engineering
to be implemented in China, at the Tangshan University and taught in Russian.
will involve Chinese applicants selected for tuition free studying based on their
results of the Unified State Exam. According to the agreed curriculum, studying
in China will be partly conducted by the teachers of MPEI.
Some of the
students at the end of the second academic year will be able to come to MPEI to
complete their education and receive two degrees. The rest will continue their
studies in China and receive a degree at the Tangshan University.
meeting, the students were introduced to the history of MPEI, learned about
the domain of studies at the Institute, got acquainted with the teachers of the
Institute of Power Machinery and Mechanics, which is the main supporter of this
joint program, and also asked questions, among which the most concerning were:
number of academic disciplines and credit hours included in the educational
possibility of using the Institute's library resources during education;
leisure and free time organization;
employment and salary level of graduates working in Russian companies;
opportunity to continue their studies for magistracy and postgraduate degrees at
At the end
of the meeting, the Rector of the Tangshan Institute thanked MPEI for the
opportunity to become better acquainted with its work and looked forward to the
participation of the Tangshan University students in MPEI summer language school,
which is to take part already this year.