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The creation of world-class campuses in Russia will involve not only regions and students, but also business representatives. This was announced by the Deputy Prime Minister following a meeting on the creation of modern world-class campuses, which took place in Yekaterinburg.

The event was also attended by the Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov and the Plenipotentiary Representative of the President in the Urals Federal District Vladimir Yakushev.

“On the instructions of Russian President Vladimir Putin, by 2030 a whole network of modern campuses will be created in the country. They will be multifunctional transformable educational and library spaces, including sports infrastructure and cultural and leisure spaces. The campuses will contribute not only to improving the quality of education, but also to the development of adjacent territories, ”said Dmitry Chernyshenko.

The Deputy Prime Minister added that the first three points where modern campuses will be created have already been determined. In 2022, the implementation of projects will begin in Puchkovo, Kaluga Region, on the basis of the Novosibirsk State University and at the Bauman Moscow State Technical University in Moscow.

Also during the meeting, the projects of their campuses were presented by the governors of the Sverdlovsk, Tyumen, Chelyabinsk and Kurgan regions and the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug.

“All the projects presented by the governors deserve attention and consideration. We decided to hold an additional strategic session, at which we will discuss in detail all applications from the regions. We will invite representatives of existing world-class campuses, including foreign ones, of our main customers – students and postgraduates, to the discussion. It is very important that business is also involved in the creation of campuses, ”said the Deputy Prime Minister.

“The Sverdlovsk Region is ready to join in the implementation of the order of the President of Russia on the creation of modern world-class campuses in the country. We have all the prerequisites for this. Already, the regional government and the business community are actively investing in the creation of the campus as a legacy of the World Student Games. It will house a complex of student dormitories for 8.5 thousand places, a stadium, a multifunctional center of UrFU, ”said the Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region Yevgeny Kuyvashev.

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