Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities
The Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU) is a non-governmental organization composed by leading engineering universities of China and Russia. It was set up in 2011 and at present the Association unites more than 40 leading universities of China and Russia.
The aims of ASRTU are:
- assembling Sino-Russian leading technical universities, foster personnel of high quality:
- promotion of Sino-Russian talents communication and scientific cooperation, and accelerate mutual development of innovative economy;
- carrying out comparative study on Sino-Russian engineering education, lay the foundations for the development of cooperation between member universities and engineering education of two countries;
- development of the unified education space by member universities to realize resources sharing, mutual recognition of diploma and credits, accelerate the development of multiplicity of education;
- attraction of funds and material support from government, social communities, public and private companies to improve the engineering talents’ education system;
- improvement of the influence of engineering education and technology, and turn universities into key center of culture, education and research;
- development of culture and language exchanges between two countries to promote extremely mutual understanding and cooperation between Sino-Russian students, professors and researchers;
- promotion of combination of industry, academic studies and scientific research;
- assistance and support to member universities in certification designation of various education items offered by international institutions.
Collective Security Treaty Organization
The University League of the Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO) is a new international association set up on April 22, 2014 within the Fifth Euroasian Economic Forum of Youth "Dialogue of Civilizations: Green Economy" in Yekaterinburg. The agreement was signed by 25 educational institutions and organizations of Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Armenia, Belarus. Each member university of the CSTO University League is assigned to a particular field of activities. Our university is responsible for information security. CSTO is a military-political union created by a number of Euroasian states on the basis of the Collective Security Treaty signed on May 15, 1992. At different times the organization included from six to nine countries. At present the union includes Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia and Tajikistan. Since April, 2013 Serbia and Afghanistan have become the states observers of CSTO.
The League works at the formation of innovative safety clusters, consolidation of intellectual forces and coordination of actions of universities, scientific institutions, enterprises, structures, institutes of civil society and other organizations connected with ensuring food, energy, information, financial, raw security and life and culture safety of the population of the member states of CSTO.
The aims of the League are:
- planning and organization of joint activity of the universities of the member states of CSTO;
- organization of public and scientific examination of large projects in the field of geopolitics, economy and technology, development of recommendations and proposal of projects, concepts and programs to the executive bodies of CSTO;
- development of actions and strategy of the coordinated information policy in the interests of the member states of CSTO;
- creation of mechanisms and means of counteraction to risks and threats;
- support and strengthening of the intellectual Movement of the Euroasian youth, creation of the international coordinating body of the Youth Euroasian Movement;
- interchange by teachers and students by analogy with other international programs, creation and providing the Euroasian program of exchanges;
- system organization of international scientific, social-political and cultural and educational activity with the use of global communicative systems;
- information and analytical support of decisions of the heads of the member states of CSTO;
- other tasks following from agreements concluded between the parties.
International scientific and educational cooperation is the most important component of the general development strategy of the University. This activity is carried out within programs of cooperation with leading foreign higher education institutions by the implementation of joint research work, holding of conferences and practical seminars, exchange of teaching staff and development of students’ mobility.
At present the University has close links with more than 40 universities, institutes, schools and companies from 27 countries.
The University is a member of the international associations:
• Top Industrial Managers for Europe Association;
• Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities;
• International Association of Universities;
• European Association of Research Managers and Administrators;
• University League of Collective Security Treaty Organization.
Within the international scientific cooperation there are created joint educational and scientific departments, joint scientific research is carried out at the University.
One of the key directions of the international cooperation is the development of academic mobility:
• development and realization of joint educational programs directed at providing students with the possibility of training at foreign higher education institutions, and also obtaining two diplomas — of RTU MIREA and of a foreign partner university;
• leading professors and teachers’ exchange with foreign partner higher education institutions for the purpose of lecturing, holding master classes, and participating in joint scientific research.