Visit of Consul General of Israel

Visit of Consul General of Israel

On February 12, 2015 reference visit of Consul General of Israel in St. Petersburg Michael Lotem to Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI" was held.

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On February 12, 2015 reference visit of Consul General of Israel in St. Petersburg Michael Lotem to Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University "LETI" was held.

During the meeting with high-ranking guests ETU Rector V.M. Kutuzov spoke about the history of the university, scientific achievements and collaboration with foreign partners. In his turn, Michael Lotem pointed to the interest of educational institutions, research institutes and innovative companies in Israel in cooperation with Russian universities in particular with ETU "LETI". The parties agreed on promotion of Consulate General of Israel in organization of reference visits of delegations of Israeli teachers and students to our university, joint lectures, conferences, internships and other educational and research activities in the fields of IT, biotechnology and solar energy.

On the part of LETI the meeting was also attended by Vice-Rector for International affairs Victor A. Tupik, Head of International Projects Department  Dmitry V. Holodnyak and Head of International Academic Mobility Department Maria A. Kiseleva.

Program of the visit of Consul General of Israel in St. Petersburg Michael Lotem also included viewing of presentation and documentary about ETU in Department of Public Relations, tour around the Museum of LETI History and communication with academic staff and students.

Details about prospects of cooperation between Israel and Russia and, in particular, St. Petersburg, can be read in the interview of Michael Lotem in "St. Petersburgsky Vedomosty" newspaper.