MGIMO Expands Cooperation with HEC, ESCP and Sciences Po

MGIMO Expands Cooperation with HEC, ESCP and Sciences Po

25 May 2019

May 22nd to 25th, a delegation from MGIMO led by its Vice-Rector for Graduate and International Programs Andrey Baykov attended talks in France with representatives of leading French universities. The visiting delegation also comprised the Academic Director of the dual degree program with Sciences Po, Professor Evgenya Obichkina, the Academic Director of the dual degree program with HEC, Associate Professor Olga Khotyasheva, and the Coordinator of the dual degree programs Oksana Bakakina.

MGIMO’s representatives first attended a meeting at ESCP Europe Business School in Paris. The sides signed a Memorandum of Cooperation and a Student Exchange Agreement. Andrey Baykov and ESCP’s Vice-President Leon Laulusa also decided to create a dual degree Master’s program in Management from 2020.

The MGIMO delegation also went to HEC Paris, met with its Vice-Rector for International Relations Francois Collin and discussed the particulars of the already-operating dual degree program «Corporate Governance and Global Network Diplomacy», making plans for its future development.

The last stop of the delegation’s visit was at Sciences Po, where a joint jury meeting was held to select students to be enrolled in the first year of the dual degree program «World Politics» implemented by MGIMO and Sciences Po. After the meeting, talks were held with representatives of the Europe Center, the Paris School of International Affairs dual degree diploma department and the Sciences Po admissions committee to discuss the changes to be made in the academic program for first year students and the specifics of the new Dual Master’s Diploma Treaty. MGIMO’s team also met with students of the Franco-Russian program.

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