NSU Manipur, Russian Olympic University sign MoU
Under the MoU, both parties will develop mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of academic exchange of students, providing short term courses, seminars, and conferences, NSU stated.
Updated on 8 Dec 2021, 4:20 pm
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National Sports University (NSU) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Russian International Olympic University, Sochi during the 21st India -Russia Annual Summit 2021.
In a release issued on Tuesday, NSU stated that president of the Russian Federation HE Vladimir Putin, paid a working visit to New Delhi on Monday for the 21st India-Russia Annual summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
During the visit, the National Sports University signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Russian International Olympic University, Sochi, NSU stated.
It further stated that the objective of the MoU is to strengthen and develop co-operation in the fields of sports education between the parties by jointly promoting academics and research of mutual interest.
Under the MoU, both parties will develop mutually beneficial cooperation in the field of academic exchange of students, providing short term courses, seminars, and conferences, take part in special educational projects and open lectures, it added.
NSU further stated that both the parties will assist each other in designing courses and curriculum in their respective area of expertise, exchange of specialists, faculty and research personnel to exchange information, consultations and experience and organising joint conferences, seminars and academic meetings.
NSU, a first of its kind, was established in 2018 by the Government of India under the aegis of Ministry of youth affairs and sports and the able leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote sports education and athletes thereby making India a powerhouse of sports whereas, it mentioned.
Russian International Olympic University (RIOU) was established in 2009 and is the world's first university dedicated to sport business education, offering unique programmes infused with Olympic values and experiences, it added.