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Delegation of the Diplomatic Personnel Training Institute of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia visits MGIMO

18 May 2017

Delegation of the Diplomatic Personnel Training Institute of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia visits MGIMO

May 18, a Delegation of the Diplomatic Personnel Training Institute of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia headed by its managing director Markos Tekle Rike visited the University of MGIMO.

The guests met with the Acting Director of the Institute of International Relations and Management M.A.Troitskiy, Deputy Director of the School of Business and International Proficiency E.A.Glazov, Deputy Director of the Department of Master's Training M.Y.Apanovich.

The Ethiopian delegation was represented by professor of Addis Ababa University Darge Wole Meshesha a member of the committee for educational and organizational work of the Institute for the Training of Diplomatic Personnel, a Counselor of the Ethiopian Embassy in Moscow Aklilu Alemaehu and a senior embassy expert Bellet Sisay.

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss further cooperation within the framework of the Memorandum of Cooperation signed in February 2017 between MGIMO and the Institute of Training of Diplomatic Personnel of the Foreign Ministry of Ethiopia.

At the beginning of the meeting the MGIMO representatives went into the features of the educational process in the University, English language Bachelor and Master's programs, including double-diploma programs. E.A.Glazov introduced to the audience the activities of the International Office for the organization of overseas internships and practices for students. M.A.Troitskiy pointed to the features of training at the Institute of International Relations and Management, M.Y.Apanovich spoke on the subject of Master's programs; she also answered to the question of the advantages of obtaining a Master's degree at MGIMO and one of the partner universities.

Over the course of negotiations, the parties discussed the prospects for cooperation in the educational and scientific areas, the opportunities for setting up joint video conferences and master classes and the academic exchange program.

— See the MGIMO web-site for more photos and russian version