On September 22, 2017, a delegation of Peoples' Friendship University (PFU) of Russia led by the Director of Office of International Affairs Mr. Vladimir visited XISU. Vice President Jiang Yajun welcomed the guests with staff from Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges and School Russian Studies.
In his welcoming remark, Jiang briefly introduced the history of XISU and highlighted the close relation with PFU, especially under the promotion of "one belt one road" initiative. He emphasized and hoped that PFU could offer English-taught courses for XISU students in order to increase opportunities of forming up exchange program between the two institutions.
Mr. Vladimir appreciated for the hospitality offered by XISU and confirmed that cooperation was needed in regards to distance education, dual degree programs, and academic exchange, etc. Currently, the PFU strives to be ranked as one of world top 500 universities, therefore, intercollegiate cooperation is essential and an agreement on offering XISU-PFU featured courses would be signed soon.