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Peking University and Moscow State University online meeting takes place

DEC . 13 2021
Peking University, December 13, 2021: On December 2, 2021, an online meeting between Peking University and Moscow State University was held, during which Hao Ping, president of Peking University and Sadovnichy Victor Antonovich, rector of Moscow State University had in-depth discussions on bilateral cooperation between the two nations.

Peking University and  Moscow State University

President Hao Ping expressed that though COVID-19 brought severe challenges to international cooperation, Peking University and Moscow State University have established stronger ties in the areas of basic research, major projects, cultural exchanges and personnel training. He hopes that the brotherly friendship between the two universities can withstand the test of time and become even stronger.

Sadovnichy noted that in the last 30-year or so, the friendship between Moscow State University and Peking University has been demonstrated by nearly 100 cooperative agreements, particularly the Sino-Russian Mathematics Center, which represented the deepening exchanges between the two universities and the strong support from two countries. Sadovnichy is certain that the comprehensive strategic partnership between Russia and China would continue to merit future cooperation.

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In the following discussion, education cooperation and joint research were explored in depth as significant aspects of strategic cooperation between two sides. Important projects demonstrating these aspects include the Sino-Russian Mathematics Center, national management and social transformation cooperation project, joint program on earth and ecology, construction of the Confucius Institute, PKU’s “Global Classroom” partner program, and Russia’s “Three University Missions”. It is certain that they will pave the road for future strategic partnerships.

The meeting was also attended by Wang Bo, vice president of Peking University, Zhang Jiping, director of Sino-Russian Mathematics Center, Ning Qi, dean of PKU’s School of Foreign Languages, Xia Hongwei, director of PKU’s Office of International Relations and Ma Zeyi, vice president of Moscow State University.

Written by: Fu Jiaqi
Edited by: June Tan Rui Min
Source: PKU News (
Chinese)