LUISS has announced a new partnership with MGIMO The Moscow State Institute of International Relationsand ENEL Russia as well as a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow.
Thanks to the LUISS-MGIMO-Enel Russia partnership, signed by Provost Massimo Egidi in the presence ofMGIMO Provost Anatoly Torkunov and Enel CEO Carlo Palasciano, first-year students in the Double Degree in International Relations program can perform internships with Enel Russia. This project consolidates the cooperation between LUISS and MGIMO launched in 2013 and will allow students to gain first-hand experience in international relations in the fields of energy, the environment and social sciences.
The Memorandum of Understanding with the National Research University HSE, signed by Provost Yaroslav Kuzninov marks the beginning of an academic and cultural collaboration between the two institutions to develop new exchange opportunities and double degree programs.
The National Research University HSE, Moscow competes on a global level in the fields of economics and social sciences and has more than twenty departments with 25,000 students.
“These prestigious partnerships widen both academic and research possibilities,” says LUISS Provost Massimo Egidi. “Furthermore they strengthen the scientific and cultural relationships that unite Russia and Italy. The collaboration with MGIMO and Enel Russia brings together two great universities and an important Italian enterprise in the strategic sectors of energy and the environment; while the partnership with the National Research University HSE, Moscow creates new international opportunities for both students and teaching staff, consolidating the University’s network of scientific partnerships.”