Widening international cooperation is one of the strategic goals of MESI with a view of integrating the University into European and global research and higher education area. To attain this goal MESI develops partnership relations with non-governmental international organizations, foreign educational establishments and enterprises as well as participates in international educational and research projects.
MESI has established direct relations with foreign universities, other educational institutes and organizations and develops cooperation with them on the basis of agreements in the field of education and research as well as sharing experience and information.
źNowadays, when international cooperation becomes one of the key aspects of educational policy, we focus on the development and implementation of international programs and projects that help us train professionals for the knowledge-based society which is currently on the way to become Smart society.╗
Vladimir P. Tikhomirov,
Academic Supervisor of MESI
MESI is a full member of a number of international organizations of various endeavors:
- interuniversity cooperation and university management (EUA, OECD-IMHE);
- distance education and e-learning (ICDE, EDEN, EADTU, EFQUEL);
- activities in the fields of MESI professional competence (e.g. CEEMAN, FMA, ISI, itSMF, MAPRYAL).
A wide range of educational programs have been developed by MESI in collaboration with partner institutions. It gives MESI students an important opportunity to participate in double degree programs, student exchange, short certificate programs, language schools and other options for studying abroad. International educational programs at MESI have different foreign languages as the main language of instruction (e.g. English, French and Italian) so that the students with different backgrounds are able to take part. MESI students can also gain unique experience of multicultural communication and team work by engaging in various joint projects that MESI runs in cooperation with foreign universities and organizations.
MESI participates in international research projects aimed at performance improvement, increasing potential, enhancement of e-learning and development of international cooperation.
MESI international partnership widens due to participation in international projects. Having no separate agreements on cooperation the partners in the projects share expertise and knowledge, develop networking and build professional communities in the fields of common interest.