The Minister of Education and Culture on an official visit to Russia

The Minister of Education and Culture, Mr Costas Kadis, departs today for Moscow where he will sign with his Russian counterpart the Agreement on mutual recognition of education, qualifications and academic degrees between the two countries. The signature will take place on Friday, 21 October 2016.

The Agreement aims to further develop the relations between Cyprus and Russia in the fields of education and science and to open new possibilities of cooperation in Higher Education. To this end, the Minister is accompanied by Rectors and representatives of the Cypriot universities.

During his visit the Minister will also make presentations in order to give an overview of the Higher Education of Cyprus, both at universities and at educational exhibitions in Moscow and St. Petersburg.

The Minister returns to Cyprus on Tuesday, 25 October 2016.

Source: Press and Information Office.