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Department of Russian language and literature and Slavic studies at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens was created

For the development of the Russian-Greek agreements at the highest level about the strengthening of cooperation in the field of education in the Official newspaper of the Government of Greece from August 4, 2016 the Decree of the President of the Hellenic Republic №78 from July 27, 2016 about transformation of the Department of Slavic Studies of the Philological Faculty of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens into the Department of Russian language and literature and Slavic studies was published and came into force.

For the first time in the Greek higher education system appeared independent specialty “Russian language and literature”, which will be specified in the state diploma. The first students will already start studies in the 2016/2017 academic year.

During the meeting at August 10, 2016 of Russian Ambassador in Greece Andrei Maslov with the Rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Meletios-Athanassios Dimopoulos were discussed the questions about functioning of the new academic direction and establishing of specialized inter-institutional contacts with universities – partners from Russia, first of all, MGIMO. It was stressed that the formation of the Department of Russian language and literature and Slavic studies in the leading Greek higher education has become one of the central events of the “Cross-Year of Greece and Russia”

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