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RZD International and St. Petersburg State Transport University signed the Agreement of cooperation
On the 6th of February director general of RZD International Sergey Pavlov took part in a meeting with students, teachers and professors of St. Petersburg State Transport University (PSTU) in Saint Petersburg. He presented achievements and current projects of the company on foreign markets, told about expectations for future employee qualifications and about the demand for Russian technologies in the international practice of railway construction.

As a result of the meeting, RZD International and PSTU signed the Agreement of cooperation. The document stipulates creating opportunities for studying of foreign specialists in the transport sphere in Russia, as well as exchange of information about scientific and technical achievements. The parties also agreed to conduct joint research, create new engineering solutions and consider other cooperation lines.

Sergey Pavlov pointed out that at present, for the international projects the company is mostly interested in specialists in such spheres as railway automation and telemechanics, transport communications, as well as construction engineers, specialists in railway transport equipment, tunnel and bridge design and construction, rolling stock operation and maintenance, and economists.

The system of internship in the Russian office of the company and at its foreign construction objects, which was proposed by general director of RZD International, will increase the value of the PSTU graduates.

At the same time, the company is interested in opportunities for foreign specialist training at one of the best transport universities of Russia, which provides for an integrated approach in implementing infrastructure projects abroad. For example, six citizens of Serbia, where RZD International is implementing a large-scale project of railway modernization and construction, are currently studying in Russia.


Date of publication: 06.02.2019

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