Conference «Models and Instruments of Cooperation between Universities and Employers for Balancing in the Labour Market» (26-27 October, Saint Petersburg)

Dear BSRUN members,

The Saint Petersburg State University of Economics (UNECON) is pleased to invite you to a conference, which will be held in the framework of the Project Erasmus + Jean Monnet «Cooperation of Universities and Employers for Quality and Relevance of Education».


The project is dedicated to investigation of European experience of cooperation of HEIs, employers and policy makers with the aim to ensure the quality of higher education. The other goal of the Project is to address the long-standing issue of relevance of study programmes to real needs of employers in Europe.
Since December 2016 there were organized 3 round tables concerning the questions of interaction between spheres of business and education and introducing European experience in this field in Russia. More than 90 representatives (researchers, academics, employers, government officers) took part in the work of the roundtables.


The theme of the conference is «Models and Instruments of Cooperation between Universities and Employers for Balancing in the Labour Market».The conference will take place in 26-27 October in the centre of Saint Petersbirg.
It would be a big honor for us if you could take part in the Plenary Session of the conference and present your report. It may be connected with European experience of University-Business cooperation, actual programmes of government support of partnership, mechanisms of joint work of enterprises and HEIs on preparing qualified specialists, or other questions.


For the key speakers the expenses on transportation and accommodation will be covered by Project Funds.

If our invitation is interesting to you, please, send us the theme of your presentation and a copy of your passport for we could buy tickets and book a hotel and send you invitation for visa making.

We are looking forward to your answer.

Kind regards,

Aleksei Iurin,
project manager,
International Cooperation Department, UNECON.
BSRUN Secretary,
+7 952 66 66 366,
+7 812 458 97 30 ext.2812