MPEI and South Africa extend their contacts
9 September, 2022, a video
conference between MPEI and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University was held.
The South African representative of the meeting was Kanego Mokgosi, Manager on
Southern and Northern partnership of the university. MPEI was represented by Sergey
Shirinskii, Head of the International Administration, Elena Gulicheva, Director
of the International Cooperation Department and Irina Sazonova, leading
specialist of the Department.
At the online meeting the
presentation on history and current life of MPEI, as well as its educational
programs and innovations were provided. Both sides estimated promising fields
of cooperation development and expressed hope for further extension of the
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan
University is a major public university in South Africa that has been active in
research and academic work in South Africa since 2005. This African university
is considered one of the best on the continent, as it is included in the TOP-20
higher educational institutions in South Africa. The university consists of
seven faculties, including the Faculties of Engineering, Architectural Planning
and Information Technology.