Denis Kulikov is a second-year student of the Humanities Faculty, majoring in ‘Foreign Language (English) and Foreign Language (Chinese)’. He shared with us the way he started learning Chinese, why he’d decided to submit an application as well as his plans for the future.

A series of events was held on May, 19-20th in the town of Wuhu (Anhui province, PRC) and was dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Anhui State Pedagogical University (ASPU, China). The forums were devoted to the questions concerning education, advancing partnership development in the sphere of higher education on the international arena. Minin University took on the role of a co-organiser together with Chinese partners from ASPU.

The aim of Minin University participation is to learn more about the work of universities with foreign students as well as represent Minin University and find partners both in Russia and abroad.

Minin University hosted a delegation from Shandong University of Technology with vice-president Yi Yuchen as a head of delegation. The memorandum between the universities was signed in June, 2017.

The forum took place on April 17-20 within the opening ceremony of hi-tech Russian-Chinese park "Silk Road" in Xian, PRC. Minin University was one of 18 Russian universities taking part in the event.

Minin University has signed a new strategic cooperation agreement with a renowned Indonesian higher education institution: Diponegoro University in Semarang. The cooperation will include the following areas: pursuing joint research, promoting academic mobility of faculty, undegraduate and graduate students as well as their joint scientific supervision.

Minin University placed 232nd in the overall rankings. In the urban universities division, Minin took 102nd place out of 313 universities and in the European universities competition, it ranked 94th out of 216 universities.

The Rector of Minin University, Alexander Fedorov, accompanied by advisors to the president Olga Kim and Eugene Zakablukovsky, and Chief Director of Pedagogy Elena Ilaldinova, visited The Education University of Hong Kong. The visit took place from February 27th to March 2nd.

Minin University student Natalia Voronina took 3rd place in the 5000 metres speed skating competition with a time of 6 minutes and 53.98 seconds

A group of Minin students majoring in teaching English and Chinese spent an autumn term in Chinese University. They share their emotions in the article.

On December 26th, Minin University held a concert entitled “The Christmas Spirit.” Students from the Department of Humanities performed numbers in the five different languages taught in their department: Russian, English, French, German and Chinese. The concert was the first of its kind at the university.

he ceremony was attended by the leadership of the Kozma Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University, the official delegation of the Anhui State Pedagogical University of China headed by director Gu Jiaoshan, the first deputy director of the Department of External Relations of the Government of the Nizhny Novgorod region Vladimir Prelov, the chairman of the Committee for External Economic and Interregional Relations of Nizhny Novgorod Administration Elena Mishina

The name of this report is "From the pedagogical university to the university of education: concept of transformation". The event will take place on December, 7.

This year students of the faculty have taken part in the program carried out within a partnership agreement with touristic agency "Antares" in co-operation with international company Kilit Global Tez Tour. The students spent 6 months in Turkey.

Students of the Minin university have just come back from an unforgettable journey to China to Autumn school of language and culture. Students got lots of impressions and emotions. The delegation consisted of students from Humanities, Psychology, Social-technical, Physical education, Design and Biology departments accompanied by the professor of the Chinese language from the Department of foreign professional communication Tatiana Charchoglyan.

Guanchzhou (PRC) - Under the auspices of Russian-Chinese intergovernmental commission of humanitarian cooperation the Seminar called “A dialogue between China and Russia on educational strategies: the modernization of education in prospect of 2030” was held. This event became a starting point of realization of the cooperative research project of Chinese national Institute in the field of education and National Research University “Higher School of Economics” of Russia.

September 13th - September 15th, 2017 - the VII All-Russian Forum of the Association of Foreign Students (AIS) of Russia was held in the city of Kursk on the basis of the Southwest State University (SWSU), whith Minin University taking part.

Evgenia Ryzhkova and Ekaterina Taschilina, 3rd year students of Humanities Faculty, have studied  the Polish language, literature and culture for a month at the Summer school of Silezsky University in city of Katovitz. Free of charge studying at this school was a result of the Polish representatives' invitation within the Polish Republic Senate grant.

Summer school for students and postgraduate students from Poland and Czech Republic "Bridge over the Volga" was given a start on August, 14. Students will have two weeks of Russian classes and sightseeing.