PetrSU was visited by Eric Hammarskjold,the Consul General of Sweden in St. Petersburg
Vice-rector for scientific research of PetrSU V.Syunyov met with the Consul General of Sweden in St. Petersburg Erik Hammarskjold.
The meeting was also attended by Victor Hennius, the chief specialist of the Department of Foreign Relations of the Swedish Institute; O.Abramova, assistant professor of Scandinavian Philology; and N.Kravchenkova, Head of the Department for International Cooperation of PetrSU.
The meeting focused on prospects for the development of relations between universities in Sweden and PetrSU, including those in the field of student exchange. The participants also drew attention to the need to study the professional development of graduates of the Department of Scandinavian philology.
V.Syunyov informed the guests of Petrozavodsk State University’s cooperation with organizations in Sweden.
Victor Hennius spoke about the scholarships offered by the Swedish Institute for learners of Swedish, and student programs for training in the Swedish language.
The Consul General of Sweden in St. Petersburg Eric Hammarskjold highly appreciated the University’s work of in training Swedish-speaking specialists.
The visit to Petrozavodsk State University was held in the framework of the official visit of the Consul General of Sweden in St. Petersburg to the Republic of Karelia.