01 October 2015

MGIMO Greets the Republic of Korea's National Assembly Speaker

October 1st, MGIMO opened its doors to Chung Eui-hwa, Speaker of the 19th National Assembly of the Republic of Korea. The guest related the 25-year history of diplomatic relations between Russia and the Republic of Korea, reflected on new avenues for bilateral cooperation and responded to questions from the audience.

MGIMO Rector, Anatoly Torkunov extended the warmest welcome on behalf of the entire University to the honorable guest on the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea.


30 September 2015

MGIMO Celebrates 25 years of Russian-Korean Diplomatic Relations

September 30th, MGIMO played venue to a solemn meeting devoted to the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Korea. The event was co-organized by the Russian-Korean Society and the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

MGIMO Rector and chairman of the Russian-Korean Society, Anatoly Torkunov kicked off the event, noting that a quarter of a century of diplomatic relations marked a significant milestone. He also dwelt on the history of the establishment and development of diplomatic relations between the two states.


22 September 2015

MGIMO Participated in All-European Exhibition on Education in Glasgow

September 15th-18th, the European Association for International Education (EAIE) organized in Glasgow Europe's largest education exhibition and conference, which were attended by about five thousand participants from over 200 universities. MGIMO's stand aroused the interest of many prospective students and potential partner universities.

A number of renown figures participated in the conference such as the Lord Provost of Glasgow, Bob Winter, a member of the House of Lords and prominent barrister Helena Kennedy, the founder of the e-learning platform the Epic Group plc Donald Clark, and the famous Scottish author Terry White, to name just a few. Speakers talked about the challenges the sphere of education faces in the 21st century, particularly about how to ensure equal chances in the access to university education for low-income students and those from developing countries, particularly in the context of the increasing commercialization of universities.


18 September 2015

Anatoly Torkunov Meets Coursera Director

September 16th, MGIMO Rector, Anatoly Torkunov welcomed to MGIMO the creator and founder of the Coursera project, Daphne Koller.

Also attending the meeting on MGIMO's side were its Vice-rector for General Affairs Artem Malgin, Angelika Mirzoeva, Director of the School of Business and International proficiency and Vadim Sychev, Director of Information Technology.


17 September 2015

MGIMO Hosts Conference Against Terrorism and Extremism

September 15th-16th, MGIMO played venue to a section of the All-Russian scientific conference entitled "Countering the ideology of terrorism and extremism amongst youth and through education." The forum was widely attended by the academic community, with over 200 representatives of educational institutions from all over Russia, but also gathered delegates of antiterrorist commissions, scientists and experts.

The event was organized by Moscow's Department of Education, MGIMO, the Moscow Institute of Open Education with the support of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee and the Moscow Anti-Terrorism Commission.


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