Prof. Dr. Azamat Akbarov, Dean of Philology and Educational Sciences Faculty, paid a working visit to Romania, Sweden and Bosnia from 17th to 27th of October 2016. The aim was to visit some prestigious educational institutions and discover fields of mutual interest.
Dean Akbarov firstly paid a visit to University of Bucharest which is a state university founded in 1864, making it the oldest modern university in Romania. He met university representatives led by Prof. Dr. Axinia Crasovschi, Dean of Foreign Languages and Literatures Faculty as well as President of Romanian Association of Teachers of Russian Language and Literature. Both parties discussed the possible cooperation including joint agreement, Erasmus+ cooperation and conference partnership. Later he visited "1 Decembrie 1918" University in Alba Iulia which is a public higher education and research institution founded in 1991 in city Alba Iulia, Romania.
In the next leg of the trip Professor Akbarov visited Sweden where he came together with Prof. Dr. Loretta Qwarnström, Faculty Director for School of Humanities and Media Studies at University of Dalarna, together with the high ranked officials. Professor Akbarov and Professor Qwarnström agreed to sign joint agreement and start Erasmus+ cooperation. The Agreement will be a frame for further joint conference organization, exchange of students and cooperation between academicians at the two institutions. Professor Akbarov also met with Director of International Office Professor Anna Parkhouse and Ms. Susanne Corrigox.
After Sweden Professor Akbarov visited some of the educational institutions in Bosnia, where he established connections and got valuable information for further research of fruitful cooperation possibilities.
Professor Akbarov expressed satisfaction of the international relations and connections established during the Romania-Sweden- Bosnia trip that will lead for the new phase of cooperation with European universities.