20 September 2018

MGIMO Expands Cooperation with Belgian Universities

September 18th, MGIMO’s Vice-Rector for General Affairs Artem Malgin met with Jessica Mixhe, Head of Bilateral Relations at Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI), the agency responsible for the international relations of the Francophone region of Wallonia and Brussels.

The meeting was also attended by the Head of the Department of Integration Processes Nikolay Kaveshnikov and Associate Professor Irina Bolgova.

The Vice-Rector spoke about MGIMO’s desire to develop cooperation with Belgian universities. MGIMO has a long-running experience implementing bilateral partnership projects, among which research placements.

Jessica Mixhe noted the growing interest for Russian studies in Wallonia and expressed the desire to develop joint projects with MGIMO University. The sides agreed to design new initiatives and to include them in the agenda of the Permanent Joint Commission, devoted to relations between the Walloon region and Russia.

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