Between 23rd and 28th November a VSU delegation including Oleg Belenov – Vice-Rector (Economic Development and International Cooperation), Natalia Zhurbina (Head of the International Cooperation Department) and Tatiana Filippova (Associate Professor of the Department of Romance Philology at the Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology of VSU) visited Spain.
In the course of the visit VSU delegates attended meetings with senior management of the University of San Carlos, the Trust of the University of San Carlos, Educational Establishment Liceus, University of Burgos, High School of Image and Sound, Advocate Group Paraclitus and Educational Group ABY.
The meetings were dedicated to discussions of joint distance educational programmes with the Trust of the University of San Carlos and Educational Group ABY: further education programme for Spanish speaking students Regional studies of Russia which is being developed by professors of the Department of Regional Studies and International Economies at the Faculty of International Relations; and Russian as a Foreign Language programme, which is being developed by the International Education Institute.
The meetings resulted in an agreement between VSU and the University of Burgos, which provides for implementation of academic mobility programmes for students and professors and joint investigations, particularly in archaeology, jurisprudence and economics. Moreover, the parties discussed possibilities of developing joint educational programmes and joint projects under the Erasmus plus programme.
The director of the Advocate group Angel d'Martнn et Santiago showed his interest in legal cooperation, particularly in legal aspects of urban planning. The parties have agreed on Angel d'Martнn et Santiago's visit to Voronezh State University next year to give lectures on one of his urban planning projects.
High School of Image and Sound (CES) provides training in journalism. The meeting with the president of CES Francisco Garcia Romero resulted in the arrangement to hold a video conference for professors of CES and the Faculty of Journalism of VSU which will bring the scientists together to discuss possibilities of cooperation.