15.11.2016
An agreement on setting up of the Scientific and Educational Center “Lomonosov” was signed by the Moscow State University and the University of Primorska in Slovenia

The ceremony of signing of the agreement on the establishing of the Scientific and Educational Center “Lomonosov” by the Moscow State University and the University of Primorska took place in Slovenia (Koper) on November 10.

The MSU’s delegation was headed by the Rector of  the Moscow State University, Full Member of RAS V. A. Sadovnichy.

In the framework of the visit the Russian delegation had meetings at:

• the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology of the Republic of Slovenia with the Minister Zdravko Pocivalsek (Zdravko Počivalšek) and the head of the International Cooperation Department of the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology Diana Madjarac (Dijana Madžarac).

• the Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Slovenia with the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Slovenia D. G. Zavgaev and the Minister- Counsellor of the Embassy G. I.  Zamyatina.

The signing ceremony was held in the building of the City Hall of Koper. The Russian delegation at the signing ceremony was represented by:

• Rector of MSU, Full Member of RAS V. A. Sadovnichy

• The Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Slovenia D. G. Zavgaev

• Deputy Rector, head of the MSU’s International Educational Cooperation Department, Professor Y. A. Mazei

• Director of the Moscow school of Economics, Full Member of RAS A. D. Nekipelov

• First Deputy Director of the Moscow school of Economics S. V. Shakin.

From Slovenian side the ceremony was attended by:

• Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Slovenia Karl Erjavec

• Deputy Mayor of Koper Peter Bolčič

• Rector of the University of Primorska, Professor Dragan Marušič

• Dean of the Faculty of Management, University of  Primorska, Matjaz Novak

• Advisor to the Rector of the University of  Primorska , coordinator of the dialogue between MSU — UP from Slovenian side Ante Levaj.

More about the visit see also:

FM website:

UP website:

Slovenian press:

Primorske novice:

DELO – main slovenian printed newspaper

Slovenian press agency:

 V.A. Sadovnichy ‘s  Interview at Slovenian main TV: Odmevih (from min 24.04 till 29.11)

TASS (Russian News Agency)

Russia Beyond  the Headlines

MSU website