ASEAN Centre in MGIMO-University the MFA of Russia

Центр АСЕАН при МГИМО

Representative from Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service Visits ASEAN Centre

Representative from Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service Visits ASEAN Centre

25.02.2021

On February 25 Ms. Yulia Kravchenko, Head of the International Academic Mobility Office at the Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service (VSUES) paid a visit to the ASEAN Centre. ASEAN Centre’s Director Dr. Victor Sumsky, Senior Expert, Associate Professor at the Department of Asian and African Studies Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova and Expert Ms. Valeria Vershinina welcomed the guest.

The topic of discussion was a research by Ms. Yulia Kravchenko dedicated to the higher education in Laos and Russia-Laos cooperation in this field.

The ASEAN Centre staff shared with the guest the specialized literature that may contribute to the research. Dr. Victor Sumsky and Dr. Ekaterina Koldunova also shared their thoughts on how to improve the research proposal.

Ms. Yulia Kravchenko in turn, presented the experience of cooperation between Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service and National University of Laos and the Russian Scientific and Cultural Centre in Laos. Today there are 40 Laos students at the Vladivostok State University of Economics and Service who study economy, public administration and management. Additionally, in 2014 the Center of Russian Language and Culture was opened at the National University of Laos by the VSUES imitative.

At the end of the meeting both sides agreed to continue cooperation.