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SSTU participates in the Indo-Russian Educational Summit

SSTU participates in the Indo-Russian Educational Summit

The Russian-Indian Educational Summit has opened at the Russian House in New Delhi. This is the largest event of its kind in the history of relations between the two countries. The initiator of its holding was Rossotrudnichestvo.

The summit brought together representatives of higher education institutions from more than 60 regions of Russia, diplomats, politicians, scientists, and businessmen. They are exploring new opportunities for cooperation in the fields of education, science and innovative technologies, as well as training personnel for various sectors of the economy of both countries.

Vice-rector for International Affairs Tatyana Kasaeva, Head of the Educational and Methodological Department Nadezhda Lisitskaya, Director of the Institute of Applied Information Technologies and Communications Svetlana Kumova are taking part in the summit from Yuri Gagarin State Technical University of Saratov.

Tatyana Kasayeva presented SSTU at the panel discussion "Russia-India-BRICs: the role of higher education in the development of comprehensive cooperation". The presentation of student startups was conducted by Svetlana Kumova as part of the discussion "Career opportunities for graduates of Russian universities and business as a customer for training Indian personnel in Russia." Nadezhda Lisitskaya made a presentation on the conditions and opportunities for Indian students to study at SSTU as part of the round table "Technical Universities".

"The summit is a landmark event, the first step towards expanding the regular dialogue between Russia and India aimed at identifying promising technological, educational, business and industrial applications of mutual interest," Russian Ambassador to India Denis Alipov said at the opening of the forum.

"The Summit is a unique platform for Rossotrudnichestvo, where we not only meet with potential applicants and partners from India, but also exchange experience in international cooperation," said Tatyana Kasaeva.


The Russian-Indian Educational Forum of this scale is being held in Delhi for the first time. According to various estimates, there are now between 25 and 30 thousand Indian students studying in Russia, most of whom are doctors. For this reason, one of the main goals of the forum was to introduce Indian youth to other areas of education available in Russia. In particular, India is showing great interest in the technical achievements of the Russian Federation in the field of space exploration, aviation and military technologies.