Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev signed an order authorizing mutual recognition and equivalency of education documents, academic degrees and ranks among the member states of the Eurasian Economic Community, the Russian Government's press service said Thursday.
Chancellors and presidents of universities in Russia and Holland on Thursday will discuss the prospects of cooperation at the forum in Amsterdam, which will be held within the bilateral year of the Russian Federation and the Kingdom of the Netherlands, reports the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation.
“Following the results of forum operation, it is planned to approve a joint final document, which will become an important stage of Russian-Dutch cooperation in the academic sphere in the context of development of bilateral relations”, – the Ministry of Education and Science notes.
Vladimir Filippov, Chairman of the Higher Attestation Commission, proposes to prohibit simultaneous membership in Expert and Dissertation Councils.
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"To improve the situation with competitiveness of Russian universities among leading international centers of science and education, the Council for Increasing Competitiveness of Leading Universities shall be founded in Russian Federation. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation shall provide recommendations as to the composition of the Council," the executive order said.