The World bank's delegation with the director and representative in Russia - Andrash Horvai, coordinator of regional programs in Russia - Michail Bunchuk, project specialist in education - Denis Nikolaev have visited Yugra State University this week to discuss prospects for cooperation between the World bank and the institution.

Visitors were warmly welcomed by the vice-rector for academic affairs - Vladimir Mischenko and by other representatives of Yugra State University. Vladimir Mischenko told about the University structure, international cooperation, educational and research activities and answered guests' questions. Andrash Horvai, in his turn, explained what are the activities performed by his financial organization and noted that nowadays they are developing the Concept of Higher Education in Yugra.

At the end of the meeting the representatives of the World bank made an offer to the University's scientists and specialists to take part in joint discussions on the issues of Russian higher education via videoconferences.