On August 20, 2019 a delegation from Weinan Normal University (Weinan, China) paid an official visit to MPGU and was received by Rector A. Lubkov. Dr. Lubkov warmly greeted his colleague Chzhao Man, Du Bayshun, Head of the Office of the International cooperation and exchange, Su Hunyeng, Head of the Educational department, and Si Tzintsi, Party Secretary of Moscow Institute of Arts. The delegations will spend four days in Moscow. The Chinese partners plan to discuss educational relationship between the Universities and visit MPGU Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Pre-school pedagogy and do some sightseeing.
After the welcoming ceremony heads of the Universities proceeded with the working meeting. A. Lubkov thanked his Chinese colleague for dedicating 5 years to the Weinan project. At the meeting the participants highlighted successful development of Moscow Institute of Arts – in 2019 300 new students enrolled there. As an outcome, a number of MPGU teaching staff in China will be increased to 17 people. Consultation meetings were also considered necessary to be held for students and teachers, as well as organization of spring 2020 scientific and methodological conference. At the end of the meeting the parties decided to continue the discussion on Ph.D. students and promotion of joint scientific activities.