The Representatives of the Brazil Embassy in Russia Visit PSU
23.07.2021Pyatigorsk State University carries on developing international contacts. At present, the university has formed a wide network of 17 Linguistic and Cultural Centers, which carry out educational, scientific, practical, and cultural functions, and students have an opportunity to learn 24 foreign languages including Russian as a foreign language.
On July 23, 2021, the representatives of the Brazil Embassy in Russia visited Pyatigorsk University. The delegation included Alvaro Augusto Guedes Galvani, the First Secretary of the Brazil Embassy, Head of the Public Diplomacy, Culture, Education, and Press Department, and Gabriele Costa Guadagnin, Attaché of the Brazil Embassy, Department of Public Diplomacy, Culture, Education, and Press.
The guests met the Rector of PSU Professor Aleksandr Gorbunov, Professor Viktor Mishin, Head of the Department of International Relations and Educational Programs, Professor Arega Akopyants, Head of the Institute of Foreign Languages and International Tourism, Vadim Mnatsakyan, Rector’s Advisor on the International Organizations Work, Associate Professor Vladimir Elkin, Head of the Chair of Linguocommunicativistics and Applied Foreign Languages, Associate Professor Irina Mikhaylovskaya, Coordinator for Internationalization and International Cooperation.
The purpose of the delegation visit was to get acquainted with the university, its educational programs for the further partnership and implementation of joint projects. During the conversation, the Rector of the University told the guests about the rich history of PSU, its traditions, achievements, majors, international programs, and languages to learn.
Arega Akopyants told about a successful work of the Center of Portuguese Language and Culture of Portugal and Brazil. She mentioned that the Portuguese language is popular with students and interaction with the representatives of Brazil will help to open new horizons for our students.
The guests were invited for a tour by the university to learn more about the Institutes and Higher Schools of PSU, as well as its physical facilities. Alvaro Augusto Guedes Galvani and Gabriele Costa Guadagnin gave the Center of Portuguese Language and Culture of Portugal and Brazil academic aids, and Russian-Portuguese phrase-books.