On March 25 at USU the cooperation agreement
was signed with the universities of the Province of Anhui (People's Republic of
China). The agreement concluded within interaction between the higher education
institutions assumes implementation of joint projects in the near future. The
agreement was signed by heads of the organizations – Rector of USU Boris
Kostishko, Rectors of classical and medical universities of the Province of
Anhui Wang Xin and Da Iva.
According to the signed agreement of the Parties
will develop an active cooperation in the sphere of educational, research,
international and cultural and educational activity. In particular, educational
activity includes implementation of joint courses, practical training and programs of additional
education, courses of Chinese. The offer
was heard to establish the faculty of Chinese which will function at USU in the
In the scientific sphere it is supposed to realize
joint researches and projects, holding of conferences, both in the Province of
Anhui, and in Ulyanovsk. The exchange of students and teachers will help to get
an insight view of culture of the two peoples more deeply. As Rector of Anhui university
noted cooperation of the Chinese higher education
institutions with the Russian ones has big prospects. From the already existing ties there is an active cooperation with Samara
state university and cooperation with Ulyanovsk State University will also
promote expansion of educational and scientific links between Russia and China.
In the course of discussion of further
prospects it was offered to organize the exhibition devoted to the 70
anniversary of the Victory in Ulyanovsk, the Chinese partners accepted the
offer and agreed with pleasure on an exchange of the students’ creative works.
We would like to remind that the similar exhibition devoted to soldiers’ courage
during the Great Patriotic War will be
presented in the Russian cultural center in Beijing soon, the works of school
students and students of the region recognized as the best in the course of the
competition announced in the winter this
year will be displayed at the exhibition.
Rector of USU Boris Kostishko took interest in the
features and culture of the Chinese food, and also saw an opportunity of publishing
a book on the unusual Anhui cuisine in Ulyanovsk, it was also offered to
translate the book about culture of China into Russian.
Cooperation of USU and the Chinese universities
has long traditions. Among partners in China Ulyanovsk State University has contacts with a
number of higher education institutions:
Zhengzhou university (Zhengzhou, pr. Henan,
People's Republic of China);
Jiangnan university (Wuxi, pr. Jiangsu,
People's Republic of China);
Heilongjiang university (Harbin, pr.
Heilongjiang, People's Republic of China);
Handan academy ( Handan, pr. Hebei, People's
Republic of China);
Hunan pedagogical university (city of Changsha,
Province of Hunan, People's Republic of China).
On January 25, 2015 at Ulyanovsk State
University the Russian-Chinese center of strategic partnership was opened. The
international academy of chi quong and tai-chi which is a part of the Center,
is the only certified representative office of the School of Yang.