There was a meeting first Vice-rector of al-Farabi KazNU Burkitbayev M. M. with a Swiss delegation headed by the Ambassador of Switzerland, the Director of the Department of international cooperation of State Secretariat for education, research and innovation (Mr. Mauro Moruzzi) and Manager of the Swiss pavilion of Astana Expo 2017 (Mr. Philip Rusle).
Burkitbaev M. M. noted that the al-Farabi Kazakh National University is active in establishing cooperation in the sphere of science and education with universities in Switzerland. He also noted that al-Farabi KazNU moved from the classical educational model of the University to the model of a research University.
The Ambassador of Switzerland Mauro Moruzzi acquainted with the history of Al-Farabi KazNU, the achievements of university students in the scientific and sports fields. He also highly appreciated the work of KazNU in the research and innovation sphere, as the oldest university in the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The results of the negotiations:
1. The parties got acquainted with the specifics of higher education and financing of education in Switzerland.
2. For the decision on the possibility of further international cooperation, the authorized representatives of the parties will hold joint consultations and meetings, if necessary.