Scientific conference for young researchers of the problems of modern Europe “Treaty of Rome: Europe after 60 years” took place at PetrSU on May 29, 2017. The conference was held within the framework of the “EU Center in the Barents Region of Russia” project, implemented with the financial support of the Erasmus+ program of the European Union.
On May 19, 2017, a presentation of the Eastern Europe Research Centre of the Warsaw University (Studium Europy Wschodniej UW), a recognized Polish scientific institution that specialized on Russian and Eastern Europe studies, took place at the Polish Institute in Saint Petersburg. The Research Centre was established in 1990 and became a place not only for discussions, but also for meetings, exchanging opinions among outstanding specialists as well as young scientists that focus on problems connected with history, culture and international relations in Central-Eastern Europe.
From 13 to 17 March Petrozavodsk State University hosted international school “Prospects of European integration: comparison with the regional integration processes in the Northern Europe”
On March 19, 2017, as part of the “EU Days’ within the project “EU Centre in the Barents region of Russia”, implemented with the financial support of the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union, a Business simulation “Peace Congress in Hague” took place in “Khoroshee Mesto” [Good Place].
On March 17, 2017, research fellow at Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (Spain) Nicolas de Pedro gave lecture on topic “The EU-Russia crisis: will there be a reset in 2017” with support of the project of the European Union “Public Diplomacy. EU and Russia”.
A multi-sided webinar called Informational online seminar “European Donor Organizations and Programs” was arranged at the PetrSU Barents EU Centre on 28 February 2017. It was held within the framework of the project “EU Centre in the Barents Region of Russia”, implemented with the financial support of the Erasmus+ program of the European Union. The seminar covered European organizations and programs that provide financial aid for implementing various types of projects in research, educational, cultural, social, administrative and other areas. It will give the participants an opportunity to ask questions directly to the representatives of these programs and organizations.
On December 1, 2016 the EU Delegation to the Russian Federation hosted a consultative methodological seminar on the European program Jean Monnet.
On November 23, 2016, Deputy Head of the Delegation of the EU to the Russian Federation Sven-Olov Carlsson and Projects and Finance Specialist of the EU Cooperation Program Vadim Deleu visited Petrozavodsk State University, where they met the Vice-rector for International Affairs M. S. Gvozdeva and Director of the European Union Information Center A. A. Kuznetsova.
On November 23, 2016, PetrSU hosted an international conference “EU Role in the Barents Region of Russia” as a part of EU Days.
On November 24, 2016, Deputy Head of the EU Delegation to the Russian Federation Sven-Olov Carlsson gave a lecture on EU-Russia relations to Petrozavodsk State University students. In his presentation he showed economic, cultural, historical connections using actual examples, pointing out that the strongest connections are those between people and nations.