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Project 5-100 represents Russian universities at EAIE-2016

September 16, 2016

European Association of International Education (EAIE) holds its 28th annual conference and exhibition in Liverpool, England, from September 13 to 16. It is the 3rd EAIE conference where Project 5-100 universities participate. Leading Russian universities are represented at the Project’s consolidated booth enabling international education experts to discover collaboration opportunities and strengthen links with Russian universities.

Anton Chesnokov, Head of Rossotrudnichestvo in London, visited the booth on the first day of the exhibition, and discussed potential avenues for cooperation with members of academia and the Project Office.

In the opening ceremony, delegates were addressed by EAIE President Laura Howard and Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson who noted that Liverpool, as a European university town with rich cultural traditions, was proud of its status of a platform for international collaboration in culture and education. He was followed by Sir Brian Leveson, Chancellor of John Moores Liverpool University. After the presentation of university partners and conference program, Richard Gerver, an outstanding expert in teaching and a best-selling author, spoke about creative strategies in education.

Russian universities will have a packed program at EAIE: they will participate in the conference and hold meetings with international universities. September 15 will see a dedicated session on Russian education where Igor Lunkov from the International Relations Group of the Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (a participant of Project 5-100) will make a presentation on the modern medical education model in Russia. Other session speakers include Evgeny Kapustin from Shukhov Belgorod State Technical University and Taya Tsebiyeva from Chechen State University.

Varvara Danilina, Assistant Professor of Foreign Languages and Communication Technologies at NUST MISiS (a participant of Project 5-100), will take part in education recruitment roundtable on September 15th. Her speech is entitled, “Efficient Recruitment of Students with Minimum Funds”. Her roundtable partners will include Joachim Ekström from Uppsala University (Sweden) and Claire Lenz from Ecole Polytechnique (France).

EAIE-2016 is the main European forum for higher education experts from around the world. EAIE-2015, held in Glasgow, was attended by over 5,000 experts from 90 countries. This year’s agenda includes about 200 sessions and workshops attended by the leading players in the global market for education services.