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Rector of Moscow state Lomonosov University (MGU) Viktor Sadovnichy admitted that classes in the new academic year can begin online — the University administration to prepare for such a scenario. However, he said he expects to return to the traditional format of classes from September 1. His words leads to “Interfax” on Wednesday, June 10.
According to Sadovnichy, the University is ready to begin the school year taking into account the requirement of social distancing and students sit at a distance from each other in the classroom. In addition, there are several variants of settlement of students in hostels. To continue employment in the remote mode, the University is also able, fully or partially.
However, the rector said: “I Have inner confidence that we will start 1 September.”
Sadovnichy also said that the competition this year will not be less than in the past, and the tuition fee increase is not planned — it will remain at the level of 2019.
Lomonosov Moscow state University has occupied the 74th place in the ranking of the best universities in the world by Quacquarelli Symonds and was the first among Russian universities. Last year Moscow University was on the 84th place. Since 2014 the University has risen in the list of 46 points and entered the top 75 in the world.
Previously head of the Department of new media and theory of communications of journalism faculty of Moscow state University, a member of the HRC Ivan Zasursky has predicted a breakthrough in the quality of distance education in Russia on the background of the pandemic coronavirus. According to him, will continue to develop, the company provides educational services and universities begin to use video and video.
Until 2024 in Russia it is planned to implement the national project “Education”. In it, include the Federal project “Digital educational environment”. The national project total allocation 784,5 billion. Objectives of the project is ensuring the global competitiveness of Russian education and Russia’s entry into the top ten countries on the quality of General education.
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