On November, 27th the Rector of our university and the Rector of the Leningrad State University named after A. S. Pushkin have signed a cooperation treaty.
The treaty was signed within the framework of the entire university and implies collaborations with all the faculties of VSU. The representatives the faculty of law, its Dean, PhD and Associate Professor, Alexander Bochkov, and the Head of the Department of Civil Law and Civil Procedure, PhD in Juridical sciences, Igor Ivanovitch Shmatkov, took part in the meeting.
The Leningrad State University is one of the Russia’s largest regional higher educational establishments. It comprises 6000 students who study at 11 different faculties. In scope and impact it is very similar to the realities of our university.
The Dean the faculty of law, PhD candidate in philosophy and Associate Professor, Alexander Bochkov underlines:
- Our cooperation with the Leningrad State University have started when our university took part in the XII International scientifically-practical conference “Problems of Human Rights Protection: Historical Past and Present”, where on the preliminary session I read out my report on “Current Civil Society Concerns”.
Today within the signed treaty we have set out a plan of activities concerning students and professors exchange programs, online conferences and lectures, involvement into some joint economic arrangements. Our countries are in the Union State, that’s why our cooperation has a particular value.
A wide-ranging plan of action includes a large number of exciting events between our universities. Administration of both of them will discuss the possibility of joint diplomas. Thus, a close collaboration between Vitebsk State university named after P.M. Masherov and Leningrad State University named after A. S. Pushkin starts today on the platform of our law faculty.