Today YSU Rector Aram Simonyan received in his office visitors from Moscow - members of the delegation of the Moscow University for the Humanities after M. A. Sholokhov headed by the Rector Doctor of Political Sciences, Professor Vladimir Nechayev.
Vice-rectors Gegham Gevorgyan, Alexander Grigoryan, as well as Head of International Cooperation Office Alexander Markarov attended the meeting.
Aram Simonyan welcomed the guests, introduced the history of YSU, stages of development, a number of details relating to the educational, scientific, and international cooperation.
“YSU has many partners, but the partnership is active with only a few of them. After the collapse of the Soviet Union much has changed, many ties have been terminated, but now we are trying to restore our scientific and educational ties with foreign partners,” - said YSU Rector.
Rector of Moscow University for the Humanities Vladimir Nechayev presented the history of his university, current scientific and educational programs and stressed that their institution is interested in strengthening cooperation with YSU.
“Universities can actively cooperate in the fields of science, development of teaching methods, as well as student exchange programs. I think we can develop a program that will allow students of both universities receive double degrees,” - said Vladimir Nechayev.
Later deans of the faculties of Journalism, Philosophy and Psychology, International Relations, Russian Philology and History also joined the meeting with the representatives of Moscow State University for the Humanities.
The parties decided with the help of the International Cooperation Office of Yerevan State University to submit proposals to the administration of the Moscow University for the Humanities, which later will become the basis for long-term programs.
At the end of the meeting, the parties signed a memorandum of cooperation for the development of friendly relations and strengthening of bilateral ties in the fields of science and education.