Denis Merenkov, a student of Producer and Musical Business department at Minin University, has visited the “YouTube Community” international summit in San Francisco. He was invited by Google Corporation to the USA for helping emerging authors and active developing of his vlog.

Nine Minin University students took part in summer school which was organized by Anhui State Pedagogical University. Eight student have gone to continue their double bachelor program.

A UNO expert on environmental protection starts a lecture course on environmental problems for Minin University students within the international cooperation agreement of Environmental Education and Rational Nature Management department.

August, 13 – 27 Interdisciplinary Summer School «Minins Sommerschule - 2016» for German students took place at Minin University as a part of «Go East» programme, DAAD fund.

July, 14 - A Swiss delegation visited Minin University. The two parties discussed partnership opportunities.

The Ministry of Education and Science has published the results of annual universities' effectiveness monitoring. According to the data Minin university has qualified in all seven criteria and is regarded as one of the most effective higher education institutions, showing the most significant growth over a four-year period.

International journal QS News2WOWU has published an article on Minin University's contribution to the modernization of pedagogical education in Russia

February, 14 a delegation of Chinese students arrived in Nizhny Novgorod to see the sights of the city, in particular, K. Minin Nizhny Novgorod State Pedagogical University. On the 15th of February our Chinese friends were warmly welcomed by professors and students of the university during the opening ceremony of Winter school.

28 December, Erevan (Armenia) - Minin University and Russian-Armenian (Slavonic) University (RAU) agree to cooperate in a number of spheres, including education reforming, teaching methodology, the Russian language and literature and others

The aim of the project is to promote creativity of young Nizhny Novgorod musicians with the help of beginning Nizhny Novgorod producers.

Representatives of Anhui Pedagogical University have been working for 2.5 months on the basis of Faculty of Natural, Mathematical and Computer Sciences in the scientific and educational center "Chemistry of Molecules and Materials”.

The Second Public Report took place on November, 11. The event was attended by a number of high guests, including vice-president of the Russian Academy of Education Viktor Bolotov, rectors of Russian leading universities, Minin University partners, members of expert community, and members of Russian Coordination Council of pedagogical education modernization.

The Public Report will take place at 11:30 on November 11th, 2015 in the assembly hall of the main university building with 200 Minin University partners, which are the members of Educational and methodological association of pedagogical education in Nizhny Novgorod region and the “Clinical Base Practice” project, representatives of leading Russian and foreign university partners, scientific and teaching communities and expert community.

The European Scientific-Industrial Chamber has published the annual list of Top 100 Russian Universities (the Academic Ranking of World Universities-European Standard ARES-2015).
The following universities took the top spot in the ranking: Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Saint Petersburg State University.
There are three Nizhny Novgorod State Universities in the ranking, including Minin University.

21  September, Uhu (China) - Minin University students arrived at Anhui Pedagogical University. Such cultural schools are arranged twice a year within the Agreement signed between two universities. Chinese students have already had summer school at Minin University in August.

August 15-29, Nizhny Novgorod, Summer Multidisciplinary School "Minins Sommerschule — 2015" within the program "Go East" of DAAD fund took place at Minin University. German students covered modules on 'The Russian language as a foreign language and a language of intercultural communication' and 'Together for children's sake: an interdisciplinary approach to defending children against violence', and also were introduced to the culture and traditions of Nizhny Novgorod region.

July, 27 - August, 7, Nizhny Novgorod - 19 teachers of Anhui State Pedagocial University (China) took a further education course on 'Russian pedagogical education in global modernization framework' at Minin University.

28-29 May, Sofia (Bulgaria) - International conference 'Education - traditions and modernity' took place in the Bulgarian capital. Minin University along with Chinese and US universities actively took part in the conference and was one of the organizers of the event.

22-23 May, Almaty (Kazakhstan) - The first constitutive meeting of Eurasian association of pedagogical universities was held at Abai Kazakh national university. The initiative to found the association belongs to rector of Kazakh national university Serik Praliev and rector of Moscow state pedagogical university Alexey Semenov. Kozma Minin state pedagogical university of Nizhny Novgorod was represented by rector Alexander Fedorov and vice-rector for networking and social partnership Mikhail Soloviev.

A delegation from South Korea has recently arrived in Nizhny Novgorod. The delegation consists of Youth policy department representatives and secondary school students. The students are going to stay in host families for a week which is supposed to help them get to know both culture and the language better. The visit has been organized by the Department of international relations of Niznhy Novgorod region.