Photo: Svetlana PAVLOVA / from the archive of NEFU editorial board of corporate media
Students and young scientists of North-Eastern Federal University can improve their level of knowledge under the scholarship and exchange programs with partner universities, according to NEFU International Relations Office.
Annually, more than 200 students undertake foreign internship under the various programs within the frameworks of agreements on the student exchange at the universities of South Korea, China, Japan, USA, Canada, Austria, France and Germany. "We help NEFU students and PhD students in the organization of their education, internship abroad. Student needs excellent academic performance and language skills for training at foreign universities", the head of International Relations Office - NEFU Vice Rector for International Cooperation Vladlen Kugunurov.
The academic mobility programs with South Korean and Chinese universities, as well as the program “North2North” are more popular, said Vladlen Kugunurov. "Circumpolar mobility program “North2North” allows students to study at the universities of Scandinavia and North America. It allows to study at member universities of the University of the Arctic for 2 semesters", he told.
Student of NEFU Institute of Engineering and Technology Tuyara Krivoshapkina undertook an internship in Spain at the University of Deusto. She noted that the training provided an opportunity to improve English and learn Spanish. "I have learned a lot. I am sure that the experience of foreign training will help me in my future job, career", the student said.
According to staff of the International Relations Office, almost all universities provide scholarships to students, which covers living expenses. "Our university has an exchange program with the University of Northern British Columbia, where the student can apply for a special scholarship for NEFU students. It is enough to pay for accommodation in the dormitory", they noted.