Presidential Academy presented to Bulgarian students
The first expo of Russian universities has been held at the Russian Cultural and Information Center in Sofia, Bulgaria. The Presidential Academy along with 11 other leading Russian universities in Moscow, St. Petersburg, Rostov-on-Don, Ivanovo, Oryol and Lipetsk presented their educational programs and free training opportunities for Bulgarian citizens.
Over three days, the Russian expo was visited by hundreds of future applicants and their parents from different regions of Bulgaria. The opening ceremony was hosted by Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian Federation to the Republic of Bulgaria Anatoly Makarov.
The RANEPA display was presented by Deputy Head of the Educational Policy Department Vitaly Dyakonu, Leading Specialist for Working with Foreign Students and Specialists at the Department for International Development (DID) Anastasia Bogdanyuk, and Specialist at the Office for Information Support for International Activities and Recruitment of Foreign Students of the DID Nikita Porokhin. They held a presentation for future students and their parents about the Academy and its curriculum, and talked about the specifics and benefits of Russian education, about on-campus accommodation and leisure activities.
Vitaly Dyakonu also took part in a news conference with representatives of the Bulgarian media. At the end of the expo, Russian representatives met with Stoyanka Pochekanska, the Bulgarian Ministry of Education and Science’s chief expert on the Russian language. She thanked the delegations of the universities for their contributions and noted the importance of promoting Russian education and the Russian language among Bulgarian high school students.