Innopraktika Lecture Hall will be opened at the University of Mumbai (India)

On March 22, there was signed a Memorandum between ANO "Art-Podgotovka" represented by director Aleksey Lebedev and the University of Mumbai represented by Registrar Baliram Gaikwad in the presence of the Consul General of Russia in Mumbai Alexey Surovtsev, head of the Russian Center for Science and Culture in Mumbai, vice -Consul Elena Remizova, General Director of ANO "Mediapraktika" Andrey Serov, Deputy Vice-Rector - Head of the Department for the Development of Internalization of Lomonosov Moscow State University Igor Bochkov, as well as representatives of the University of Mumbai: Vice-Rector Professor Ravindra Kulkarni and Director of the Department of Students’ Development Dr. Sunil Patil.

It concerns the opening of Innopraktika Lecture Hall – a unique cultural and educational space – on the basis of the university. Thanks to it, students and other participants in the educational process will be able to become better acquainted with the traditions and culture of Russia.

Another Memorandum was signed between the University of Mumbai and Lomonosov Moscow State University. Both of these initiatives will help make Russian culture and Russian language more accessible to Indian students.

Also, as part of the meeting, the locations of a possible Innopraktika Lecture Hall on the territory of the University were identified.

The creation of Lecture Halls is an initiative of the cultural project Innopraktika School within the framework of international cooperation with the BRICS member countries, countries of Africa, Asia and Latin America. The idea of building the first Lecture Hall on the territory of the Cheikh Anta Diop University in Dakar arose in 2022 during the first visiting session of the School in the Republic of Senegal.

Innopraktika School is an international educational project that introduces foreign students of creative universities to Russia and promotes intercultural dialogue between representatives of different countries and artistic traditions. The project has been implemented since 2020, since then 11 educational sessions have already been held. During this time, 173 people from 48 countries completed training.

The organizer of Innopraktika School is the Innopraktika company, with the support of PJSC Gazprom and JSC Gazprombank.

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