Visit of Council General of France.

In the Frameworks of International Days was a cluster of French events, known as a French day, dedicated to Russian French cooperation improvement. It was organized by Russian-French Center on cooperation in Research & Education in Unecon and iUnecon (International Institute of Economics and Politics)

The high point of French Day was a meeting with Council General of France Hughes De Chavagnac to discus questions on  «French-Russian University Cooperation in the trend of world’s globalization». Speaker came accompanied by head of Saint-Petersburg branch of «Campus France» Marina Shelkunova and by lecturer from French University College in Saint-Petersburg - Myriam Truel. Marina shared information about structure of higher education system in France and various scholarship programs to support students from abroad. Myriam spoke about role of cognition in French education system.

Together speakers raised a robust discussion afterwards: audience asked questions on political global environment, economic status in France, about the «yellow vests movement», how the future may unfold visa-free regime between RF and EU, etc. All above was under moderation of Head of Russian-French Center on cooperation in Research & Education Natalia Burova

Academic directors of actual double degree programs, gradates of the following programs and international partners discussed at round table practical side of co-joint educational programs implementation. Professors from University Grenoble Alpes and Paris-Dauphine participated through video-call.  

As a concluding chord of French day were two Master classes from university partners and friends:

- «Business management in IT-company» by Jaroslav Aleynik, Director General of GC «OMEGA», graduate of program with Univerisity,

-  «French corporate culture formation on the example of PJSC “Rosbank”» by Marina Balobanova, director of North-West branch PJSC “Rosbank”

The event demonstrated presence of a strong network of graduates and partners which University has organized during collaborative and long work with France.

Contact information

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