During the week of March 4, 2019 there was a training for the staff of the international services of partner universities of the bioengineering school ISA Lille (France).
Maria V. Miguleva, the head of international cooperation department of the Center for International Activities and Academic Mobility of the SPbSAU attended this event. There were the representatives of 28 partner universities from 18 countries (Bosnia, Japan, Serbia, Ukraine, Kazakhstan, Germany, China, Turkey, India, Cyprus, Belgium, Finland, Italy, Spain, Mexico and others) at the international week. There were two Russian universities: St. Petersburg State Agrarian University and Moscow Agricultural Academy named after K. A. Timiryazev.
The strategic goal of French higher education is training students for sustainable development. The school is preparing new personnel at the junction of engineering and social sciences. One of the key objectives of the university is the internationalization of education, attracting international students and visiting professors in the framework of Erasmus + mobility program.
During the week-long training workshops were held on the following topics: sustainable development, internationalization, innovations. Training participants were introduced to the Live Tree project, which involves the construction of energy-autonomous buildings.
At the training on internationalization, the staff of international services discussed the problems of international students, methods and techniques for their adaptation.
At present, three students of St. Petersburg State University study at ISA Lille Bioengineering School.