RAF students at the graduation ceremony
in Wesleyan College
RGF students at the workshop in
Double degree programs implemented at the Russian-German Faculty with the bachelor’s degree award in partner institutions of Germany. In 2014–2015 2 students and 1 listener of the RGF majoring in «Applied mathematics» and «Management» went to Germany to further their study. German partner-institutions of USU: Duisburg-Essen (city of Duisburg, city of Essen) Osnabruck University (city of Osnabruck) Furtwangen University (city of Furtwangen) Niederrhein University (city of Krefeld)
The double degree programs offered by the Russian-American and Russian-German faculties provide an opportunity to obtain a bachelor's degree at higher educational institutions of the USA (Wesleyan College, East Tennessee State University, Shenandoah University).
In 2010–2013 more than 38 USU students completed their studies at foreign partner universities as part of the double degree programs in the fields “World economy”, ” Management of an organization”, “Economics”.
In 2014 6 students of RAF and RGF went to foreign partner-universities to continue their education.
USU concluded the agreement with the South Moravian Centre of International Mobility and Masaryk University (Brno). According to the agreement a free Czech language course is offered to students of Ulyanovsk universities to prepare for postgraduate studies at Czech universities with the scholarship program being offered by the Czech partners. Currently, 3 USU graduates are studying for their Master’s degrees and 1 is completing a Doctoral degree at Masaryk University.
To implement the Agreement of Cooperation with Handan University (city of Handan, Hebei province, People’s Republic of China) the Russian-Chinese Center of Strategic Partnership was established and started its activity (Director — Shapovalov S.N.). One of the guidelines of the Center is promoting health improving technologies in our region, the ancient Chinese practices Chi Quong and Tai-Chi, in particular. To study Chinese practices and teach instructors, in cooperation with Handan University, the Academy of Chi Quong and Tai-Chi was set up at our university in the structure of the Center of Strategic Partnership. Rooms were prepared for theoretical and practical classes, telecasting is available for part-time and online instructor’s teaching on Chi Quong and Tai-Chi. Education support materials are being prepared. Technical startup of the Academy was carried out in December 2014.