On January 30, at the Faculty of Slavic and Finno-Ugric Studies of the University of Delhi, the lecture “Traditions of Russian Education”, dedicated to the Day of Russian Students (Tatiana’s Day) was presented by Tatiana Perova, the Head of the Russian Language Teachers’ Training Centre at the Russian Centre of Science and Culture (RCSC) in New Delhi.
The students learned that the history of this day in Russia began on January 25, 1755, when Empress Elizaveta Petrovna signed a decree on the establishment of Moscow University on the day of St. Tatiana. Also, Delhi students got acquainted with the history of Moscow State University and its achievements.
T. Perova paid special attention to modern Russian education and opportunities to study in Russia. She informed the audience about the conditions for admission to the Russian educational organizations in the academic year 2020/2021 on a paid basis and the possibility to get scholarship established by the government of the Russian Federation.
On behalf of Representation of Rossotrudnichestvo in India, T. Perova donated books of fifty-nine titles to the faculty as part of the state program “Development of Education”. Those included modern textbooks and teaching aids, scientific studies in the Russian language, as well as Russian classical and modern literature adapted for reading by foreign students.