Russian nuclear company and SA university sign MoU
August 7, 2013 Editor 0
Russian company Rusatom Overseas, a subsidiary of the State-owned Rosatom nuclear group, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with South Africa’s North-West University (NWU). Rusatom Overseas is tasked with promoting Russian nuclear technologies in the world market while NWU is the only tertiary educational institution in South Africa that offers postgraduate degrees in nuclear engineering.
“The signed memorandum offers great opportunities,” affirmed Rusatom Overseas CEO Dzhomart Aliev. “We are pleased to announce the signing of the MoU with our Russian colleagues,” stated NWU Potchefstroom campus Rector Prof. Herman van Schalkwyk.
In terms of the MoU the two sides will set up a working group to develop specific cooperation programmes. These projects could include cooperative scientific research, joint seminars, the exchange of specialists and the joint development of text books.
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