SPbPU: Polytechnic University Administration and the Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Moscow discussed training opportunities for students

In late July, negotiations between Polytechnic University Administration and H.E. Mr. Lwin Oo, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the Russian Federation took place. The Vice-Rector for International Affairs Dmitry Arseniev, representatives of the SPbPU international Office and the Committee for External Relations of St. Petersburg took part in this meeting.

The key topic of the talks was an in-depth discussion on the agreements on cooperation in the field of education reached during the recent visit of Prime Minister of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, Chairman of the State Administrative Council and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Mr. Min Aung Hlaing to Polytechnic university. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Myanmar in Russia was interested in such issues as the admission procedure for foreign applicants to university, opportunities for scholarships, the cost of education and living in Russia. Earlier, the Prime Minister of Myanmar noted the high scientific and technological level of the Polytechnic University, a wide range of educational programs and directions.

Last online business meeting with plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the Russian Federation Mr. Lwin U confirmed the interest of students from Myanmar to receive Russian education in the walls of the Polytechnic University. The first Myanmar students are expected to arrive in St. Petersburg in the academic year 2023-2024. Therefore, Mr. Lwin Wu’s questions were as specific as possible and concerned both websites and information resources where foreign applicants can obtain the necessary information, and the location of dormitories, living conditions, infrastructure of the university campus, and equipment of laboratories and research centers.

Speaking about the admission opportunities and scientific and educational potential of Polytechnic University, Vice-rector for International Affairs Dmitry Arseniev told about the unique multicultural environment of the Polytechnic University. We have students from all over the world and we hope that soon the students from Myanmar will join our international polytechnic community. Polytechnic University is the leader in technical education in Russia, we have strong academic foundation and highly qualified specialists, who are ready to share their experience and accumulated knowledge. The doors of our university are always open for you, said the Vice-Rector of SPbPU.

In his turn, the Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in the Russian Federation Mr. Lwin Oo thanked the leadership of SPbPU for the warm and friendly conversation, the provided detailed information and expressed his hope for further fruitful cooperation.

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