PetrSU Signed Memorandum of Understanding with CMS College Kottayam
Today Petrozavodsk State University hosted representatives of CMS College Kottayam.
The guests were welcomed by the Rector of PetrSU Anatoly Voronin, the Vice-Rector for International Affairs of PetrSU Marina Gvozdeva, the Director of the Institute of Mathematics and IT Nina Svetova, the senior teacher of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics Aleksandr Rumiantsev.
The Indian delegation included Dr. Achyutha Krishnamoorthy, Emeritus Professor of the Department of Mathematics of CMS College Kottayam, Dr. Varghese C. Joshua, the Vice-Rector of the College, Dr. Varghese Jacob, the Associate Professor of the Department of Mathematics of the State College of Kottayam.
CMS College is located in Kerala in the city of Kottayam. The College is one of the oldest in India (established in 1817) and is autonomous, as it provides education, from the entrance to final examinations, though it does not award diplomas that are issued by the university. The College is considered to be one of the most prestigious in the state of Kerala.
The College offers both classical (mathematics, physics) and applied educational programs (computer science, statistics). Besides that, it has departments of physical education, history, literature, political sciences, economics, business, biotechnologies, botany, zoology, and chemistry.
At the meeting the parties discussed areas of cooperation, such as student exchange, visiting lecturers, summer schools, joint applications for project grants under the Russian Science Foundation, Russian Foundation for Basic Research, BRICS programs, organization of joint conferences.
The guests of the university also visited the ethnographic exposition of the Museum of History of PetrSU.