On the 10th of June, 2019, at RUDN, the National Coordination Committee of BRICS Network University took place. In the event Alexander Tarasov, Vice-Rector on International Relations, participated from the MPEI part.

The attendants of the meeting discussed and examined the basic issues of BRICS Network University, including problems of realization of mutual education programs with foreign universities’ partnership. They mentioned the main one among these problems, that the systems of education of BRICS differ drastically, and another one, lack of financing, that is also important due to the distance between the BRICS countries.

The session was dedicated to the organization of International meeting of Rectors of all the five BRICS countries as well. This meeting is supposed to be carried out in 2020. The issues of international universities’ cooperation were discussed, as well as their collaboration with the state authorities were, and the fields of study for specialists from Network were specified.