Perm State University is one of the oldest institutes of higher education in Russia. It was created in 1916. There are 12 departments. The faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics numbers more than 800 students and post-graduate students, more than 200 teachers and employees. It has large scientific and educational potentials. For their realization it is necessary to develop international cooperation.
Now there are many international educational projects all over the world. One of them is Bridge. This is the collaboration project between Britain and Russian Universities started in 2008. The faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics takes part in it. According to the Memorandum made between Perm State University and University of Reading, in 2008 - 2010, after training in Reading and in Perm, ten Perm students will obtain master diplomas of Computer Science of both Universities. Now students established a reputation as the best students of University of Reading. Therefore the further it is panned to develop the cooperation between Russian and British Universities.
The memorandum made between these Universities, provides cooperation not only in educational, but also scientific domain. The research issues that are of interest to both Universities are being defined.
There are negotiations considering the participation of Perm State University in other large-scale international projects. According to the application, Perm State University should enter a consortium of high schools of 15 countries of Europe and Asia.
In 2008 the strong contacts with Bulgarian Academy of Sciences were established. The Memorandum of scientific cooperation between the faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics of Perm State University and the Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science of Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is signed.
In order to establish and continue the international scientific relationship in last 2 years employees of the faculty of Mathematics and Mechanics have visited the Great Britain, Austria, the USA, Bulgaria, Norway, Germany, Slovenia, Hungary, Spain, the CIS countries. New projects concerning the international scientific and educational collaboration are being developed.
The overseas company "PROZNOZ " (Perm) is a sponsor of the faculty.
The work was submitted to to the International Scientific Conference «Higher professional education. Modern aspects of the international cooperation», Tel Aviv, May 1-7, 2009. Came to the editorial office on 23.03.2009.