Delegate from Khovd University in Mongolia visited ASU

25 May 2017 International Affairs Department

For the present day Khovd State University is the largest educational establishment of Western Mongolia. The university itself and its branch in Bayan-Ulgii are included in Association of Asian Universities. These establishments have been partners of Altai State University for a long time. They carry out academic exchanges and realize a number of scientific and educational programs and projects.

On 5 May 2017 the meeting between ASU Vice Rector for International Affairs Development R.I. Raikin, Head of International Affairs Department A.Yu. Rezinkin and new director of Bayan-Ulgii Branch Sabihan Gaura. R.I. Raikin and A.Yu. Rezinkin told Ms. Gaura about Altai State University and its educational and scientific cooperation with Mongolia. Special attention was paid to the prospects for joint training of specialists and expansion of cooperation in the field of learning the Russian language in Mongolia.

Sabihan Gaura also expressed her hope to continue scientific and educational cooperation between ASU and Khovd University in general and Bayan-Ulgii Branch in particular in terms of implementation of educational programs on the Russian language.

In the course of the meeting the parties discussed the issues of postgraduate education. The number of students who want to continue their education and take a postgraduate course is growing in Mongolia. In this regard, Khovd State University carries out special courses on the Russian language.

After the official part the Director of Bayan-Ulgii Branch visited the Department of Russian as Foreign Language at the Faculty of Mass Communications, Philology and Political Science. The department has been organizing a competition on the Russian language for Mongolian students on the premises of Bayan-Ulgii Branch for several years.

At the end of the meeting Sabihan Gaura thanked the authorities of Altai State University for the warm reception and cooperation. She noted that such meetings strengthened economic, scientific, educational, cultural and humanitarian ties between Mongolia and Russia.

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