ASEAN Centre in MGIMO-University the MFA of Russia


Russia — ASEAN University Forum

Russia — ASEAN University Forum


On September 1-2 the City of Vladivostok is honoured to be hosting the 1stRussia — ASEAN University Forum (UF ASEAN) organized by Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO University) in cooperation with Far Eastern Federal University (FEFU) and held at its venue.

The University Forum is expected to become one of the core events devoted to the 20th anniversary of the ASEAN-Russia Dialogue Partnership and will take place on the threshold of the Eastern Economic Forum.

UF ASEAN will share the principles and rely on successful experience of Global University Forum 2014 and BRICS Global University Summit 2015. Moreover, the Forum will benefit from FEFU infrastructure and its rich experience of cooperation with regional partners.

The Forum will bring together 150 chancellors, rectors, deans, professors and experts from the leading Russian and ASEAN universities, as well as business representatives. UF ASEAN will provide the floor to high-ranking officials, foreign ministers, ministers of education and science, leaders of other Russian and ASEAN governmental agencies.

UF ASEAN programme consists of two substantial tracks: cooperation between Russia and ASEAN in educational sphere and multifaceted cooperation in such sphere as regional security, economic development, technologies and innovations, ecology and biological security as well as energy efficiency.

By the beginning of the Forum a special report will be worked out that will become a framework of discussion, presenting Russian approaches to the key problems of the modern international relations and their interpretation from the perspective of the Russia-ASEAN relations. The report will be primarily based on the agenda and the final Declaration of the Russia-ASEAN Summit that was held in Sochi in May 2016 as well as the Recommendation Report of the ASEAN — Russia Eminent Persons Group issued following three meetings on the eve before the Summit.

All information, preliminary programme, list of participants, registration form, etc. you can find on the official website –

Please note that online registration is available provided that you received the official invitation.