On June 20, 2019 MPGU delegation headed by Rector Alexey Lubkov visited Beijing Normal University (BNU). BNU management, Heads of Institutes of Chinese language and literature, Silk Way and Russian Studies discussed future partnership between the two leading pedagogical universities of China and Russia..
The parties were pleased to report benefits of cooperation between the universities, in particular a 5-year project “Going to Moscow” which allows top BNU students study Master programs in the Institute of Philology of MPGU. A newly launched 2019 project “Going to Beijing” for top MPGU students has also produced good results. Furthermore, heads of the departments discussed establishment of the joint Institute of Chinese Language. During the discussion Dr. Lubkov suggested to present a brief analysis of new tendencies in the pedagogical education of China and Russia in order to develop a more constructive dialogue in the future. MPGU Rector added that the next step in the development of the Russia-China Union will be further scientific integration and development of joint institutes and departments.