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Second in 2017 Project 5-100 International Council meeting opens in Yekaterinburg

October 27, 2017

The second annual meeting of the Council on Competitiveness Enhancement of Leading Russian Universities among Leading Global Research and Education Centers (Project 5-100 International Council) takes place in Yekaterinburg, 27-28 October 2017.

Project 5-100 International Council meets under the chairmanship of the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Olga Golodets at its 10th session

It brings together Council members, representing public sector, academic and business communities, including academics, experts from business and educational sector, public officials assisting in the formulation of educational policies, selecting and promoting best strategies and practices and providing support for reform and reconstruction of educational systems, and scholars.

The Council consists of 12 experts and 6 of them are representatives of foreign countries. Among them are Founding Director of the Boston College Center for International Higher Education Philip G. Altbach, Chairman of the National Healthcare System of England Malcolm J. Grant, Executive Director of the KU Leuven Research & Development Koenraad Debackere and President of the Academy of Sciences of Hong Kong Lap-Chee Tsui.

At its 10th session, the Council will examine and consider ‘road maps 2018-2020’ developed by the leading Russian Universities. University road maps are to strengthen research and education landscape for the long run to the next two-year horizon, foster university education and research projects, enhance university strategies, raise university profile and improve university rankings.

On 28 October, Urals Federal University will host a conference «Russian higher education in a globalized world». This large-scale event will be organized in the margins of Project 5-100 International Council’s meeting and will be attended by heads of Russia’s institutions for higher education as specifically requested by the Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets.

Four round tables and a panel discussion have been scheduled. Members of Project 5-100 international Council will take part in the panel discussion «Project 5-100 - Russian education development trajectory». The purpose of the event is to disseminate Project 5-100 participants’ best practices and unique experience, including in the strategic development and prioritization, results-based management, comparative advantage analyses, and training management, which are essential for the successful dynamic exposure of an university, among all Russian universities.