09 October 2015

MGIMO Welcomes Laos Foreign Affairs Minister

October 5th, MGIMO received an official delegation from Laos led by its Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister H.E. Thongloun Sisoulith. He met with the University’s Rector and gave a lecture to students and Faculty members.

Mr. Sisoulith started his visit to Moscow by meeting with his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. The parties considered the opportunities for bilateral cooperation in political and military-technical spheres. Mr Sisoulith also had discussions with activists of the Russian-Lao Friendship Group and came to MGIMO to make a lecture to the University's students and faculty members.


01 October 2015

MGIMO Greets the Republic of Korea's National Assembly Speaker

October 1st, MGIMO opened its doors to Chung Eui-hwa, Speaker of the 19th National Assembly of the Republic of Korea. The guest related the 25-year history of diplomatic relations between Russia and the Republic of Korea, reflected on new avenues for bilateral cooperation and responded to questions from the audience.

MGIMO Rector, Anatoly Torkunov extended the warmest welcome on behalf of the entire University to the honorable guest on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea.


30 September 2015

MGIMO Celebrates 25 years of Russian-Korean Diplomatic Relations

September 30th, MGIMO played venue to a solemn meeting devoted to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea. The event was co-organized by the Russian-Korean Society and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

MGIMO Rector and chairman of the Russian-Korean Society, Anatoly Torkunov kicked off the event, noting that a quarter of a century of diplomatic relations marked a significant milestone. He also dwelt on the history of the establishment and development of diplomatic relations between the two states.


22 September 2015

MGIMO Participated in All-European Exhibition on Education in Glasgow

September 15th-18th, the European Association for International Education (EAIE) organized in Glasgow Europe's largest education exhibition and conference, which were attended by about five thousand participants from over 200 universities. MGIMO's stand aroused the interest of many prospective students and potential partner universities.

A number of renown figures participated in the conference such as the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Bob Winter, a member of the House of Lords and prominent barrister Helena Kennedy, the founder of the e-learning platform the Epic Group plc Donald Clark, and the famous Scottish author Terry White, to name just a few. Speakers talked about the challenges the sphere of education faces in the 21st century, particularly about how to ensure equal chances in the access to university education for low-income students and those from developing countries, particularly in the context of the increasing commercialization of universities.


18 September 2015

Anatoly Torkunov Meets Coursera Director

September 16th, MGIMO Rector, Anatoly Torkunov welcomed to MGIMO the creator and founder of the Coursera project, Daphne Koller.

Also attending the meeting on MGIMO's side were its Vice-rector for General Affairs Artem Malgin, Angelika Mirzoeva, Director of the School of Business and International proficiency and Vadim Sychev, Director of Information Technology.


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