revistas electrónicas de la Universidad de Granada

Scientific Conferences as a Part of Research and Development Area of Modern Universities

Marina Siraeva, Galina Trofimova


The given paper summarizes key trends of modern higher education. The authors describe the structure and objectives of research and development area of modern universities revealing the experience of the Udmurt State University. Conference activities are regarded as a major component of the university research and development area which is supposed to provide students with the competences required for the beneficial integration into the global educational system and presumably to shape their professional trajectory. The article considers university research and development area from the perspective of such current tendencies as globalization, modernization, internationalization and integration. While analyzing the structure of university research and development area the authors highlight the specific position held by conference activities, describing principle requirements and stages that should be followed while organizing and holding scientific conferences of different levels.

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higher education, research and development area, conference activities, internationalization, academic mobility

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