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17 December 2019
DSTU AND THE EMBASSY OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA OUTLINED PLANS FOR COOPERATION
On December 16, 2019, the delegation of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China in the Russian Federation visited Don State Technical University. The guests discussed prospects of cooperation with DSTU Administration and academic staff.
Rector of DSTU Besarion Meskhi presented key study and scientific projects implemented together with the Chinese party. So, Don Institute STU-DSTU was opened in Shandong province this year. 160 Chinese students study at the Institute by the scheme 3+1: the Chinese students study at home for three years, and while the final course they study in Russia.
According to the rector, DSTU is going to open the Confucius Institute in 2020. The new structure will join the global network of international cultural and educational centers created by China together with foreign centers studying history, economy, politics, philosophy, language, literature, culture of ancient and modern China.
– We are pleased to see fruitful cooperation between DSTU and Chinese universities. It is important that study is beyond the framework of traditional disciplines, for example, such as linguistics, - said adviser on policy and bilateral relations of the Embassy of the people's Republic of China in the Russian Federation Zhao Xiangzhong. - We hope for further work with your university, DSTU as a technical University teaches students engineering disciplines, and the Chinese side is ready to apply scientific results in real manufacture.