The Federation of Russian ana Arab University Presidents was created four years ago and became an effective tool for the development of interuniversity cooperation, strengthening the scientific and educational partnership of leading universities in Russia and the Arab world. Commenting on the signing of the agreement, V.A. Sadovnichy expressed his hope that the partnership of Moscow University with one of the leading universities in the Persian Gulf will significantly enrich Russian-Arab cooperation in the educational and scientific spheres and will give new impulse to both educational and research activity.
The agreement provides for the coordination of the exchange of experience and information to expand research and scientific cooperation, the organization of seminars, workshops, lectures and training courses focused on the Qatari community, the development of academic mobility, the expansion of cultural links, mutual educational and research activities. In addition, it is planned to implement joint programs in the educational and research areas, cooperation in the creation of double degree programs at the master's and postgraduate level.