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Russian Center to be opened in Valencia

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Russian Center to be opened in Valencia


An agreement of setting up Russian Center in University of Valencia took place on June 7 2018. The document was signed by Executive Director of the Russkiy Mir Foundation Vladimir Kochin and Rector of University Maria Vincenta Mestre.

This is the third center of the Russkiy Mir Foundation opened in Spain. Other Russian centers exist in University of Granada and Russian House in Barcelona.

University of Valencia, one of the oldest Universities in Spain is one of the leading educational institutions of the country. It occupies the 4th place in the ranking of the Spanish universities. It was founded in 1499. At present about 60000 students study at the university.

In 2013 the University was acknowledged the best university in Spain in the field of Erasmus program implementation.

University of Valencia is actively developing international contacts within the European Union and beyond. Thus, among the Russian partners of the university are Lomonosov Moscow State University, MEPhI, Novosibirsk State University, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration and other Russian educational institutions. Central areas for cooperation with the Russian partners are natural and exact sciences as well as medicine (all in all, 71 cooperation directions). Around 1300 scientific research projects were published together with the Russian partners.

The Department of the Slavic Languages of Faculty of Philology, Translation and Communications teaches the Russian language at the University.

Russkiy Mir Foundation Press service

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