Petrozavodsk University has Developed Educational Programs for Foreign Students from 55 Countries



10 December 2020
On December 9, Artur Parfenchikov shared this information at an online meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

On December 9, Artur Parfenchikov shared this information at an online meeting at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

The meeting of the Council of Heads of the federal subjects of the Russian Federation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs was held in a videoconference mode. Under the leadership of Minister Sergei Lavrov, the participants have discussed the prospects for international youth cooperation.

The Head of the region Artur Parfenchikov emphasized, that in Karelia,Petrozavodsk State University - the main university of the republic - plays the key role in the development of such cooperation. Today PetrSU maintains relations with 96 foreign universities and institutes, as well as research centers and international organizations of 30 countries of Central and Northern Europe, Asia and the Common wealth of Independent States.

"Over a quarter of a century, we have developed and improved educational programs and courses for foreign citizens. In the last two years, 646 foreign students from 55 countries have been studying in various programs at the university",

- said Artur Parfenchikov.

Petrozavodsk University annually participates in the implementation of more than twenty international projects. Most of them aimat developing cross-border cooperation with Finland and interaction with the countries of the Barents Region.

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