On October 19,2018 there was a meeting of the Vice-Rector for International Relations Vasili V. Rudenka with the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Head of the Department of Therapeutic Dentistry of Omsk State Medical University (Omsk, Russian Federation), Professor Larisa M. Lomiashvili and Doctor of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor of the Department of Prosthetic Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Sofia Medical University (Sofia, Bulgaria) Mariana Dimova-Gabrovskaya.
The main purpose of the guests' visit to the Republic of Belarus was to participate in the 5th Belarusian International Dental Congress and discuss the prospects for scientific and academic cooperation with BSMU.
The meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for Scientific Work Vladimir Y. Khryshchanovich and Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Belarusian State Medical University Sergey N. Parkhamamovich.
Vice-Rector for International Relations V.Rudenok told about the history, structure, educational and scientific activities of the Belarusian State Medical University and about the educational process. It was noted that the medical university has a highly qualified teaching staff, modern clinical facilities and comfortable living conditions for students. Vasili Rudenok also spoke about the international activities of the university, in particular, about foreign partnerships, the organization of international scientific conferences, seminars, teleconferences on the basis of our university, as well as academic mobility.
Considering the positive experience of cooperation in the dental field with Omsk State Medical University and Sofia Medical University, the parties discussed the possibility of deepening inter-university partnership ties. Special attention was paid to the promising areas of scientific and academic cooperation: the exchange of students and teachers; organization of practice for students of the dental faculty; organization of joint congresses and online conferences on topical issues of medicine.
The meeting resulted in the signing of an Agreement on academic and scientific cooperation between the educational institution "Belarusian State Medical University" and Omsk State Medical University.
Cooperation under this agreement will be carried out in the following areas:
Also the draft Agreement on Academic and Scientific Cooperation was submitted for consideration and coordination to the leadership of the Sofia Medical University.
At the end of the meeting, the guests thanked for organizing the visit, expressing hope for the establishment of long-term bilateral academic and scientific cooperation.
Author: Anastasia Karnacheva, Methodist of the International Relations Department
Photo: Andrey Zelenkovsky