Representatives of Derzhavin University and Chengdu Sport University discussed the prospects of academic cooperation. On the part of Derzhavin University, the Vice-rector for Project Training and International Activities Yana Radyukova, Deputy Rector Dmitry Seltzer, Director of the Department of International Relations Irina Bezukladova took part in the discussion. The Chinese delegation was represented by Dean of the Football Faculty Luo Pan and associate Professor, coach of the football team of Chengdu University of Sports Fateh Zereg. Li Pan, who heads the Chinese delegation, is studying at the graduate school of Derzhavin University at the Faculty of Physical Culture and Sports.
– We learned about Derzhavin University from Fateh Zereg, who is a graduate of your University. We are very grateful to him," says the dean of the football Faculty of Chengdu University, Li Pan. – During the visit, our delegation got acquainted with the material base, infrastructure and teaching staff of Derzhavin University and was convinced of the correctness of the choice of the Russian partner university. I mean, among other things, my personal choice is to study at the graduate school of Derzhavin University, to prepare and defend a PhD thesis.
The parties agreed to prepare and sign an agreement that will become the basis for the development of cooperation in the training of highly qualified personnel in the field of physical education, rehabilitation, sports management, sports journalism and translation, sports medicine, in the implementation of exchange programs for students and teachers.
– We are glad to establish partnership relations with Chengdu University, which is one of the leading universities in China in the field of physical culture and sports, – said Yana Radyukova, Vice-Rector for Project Training and International Activities of Derzhavin University. – This will allow us to exchange advanced training techniques and technologies for sports and general education schools, sports organizations and rehabilitation centers.
Representatives of the two universities also agreed to hold joint sporting events, including training camps and competitions.