ACUR

The Association of the Classical Universities of Russia (ACUR) is a non-governmental organisation that provides a unique information platform for wide dissemination of the project activities and results. 41 members of ACUR are cooperating since June 2001 and have gained rich experience in higher education reform and have a deep understanding of the needs and constraints of the higher education system in Russia.

The main activities of ACUR are focused on integration of educational space in Russia and keeping the traditions of classical university education. ACUR coordinates and organizes joint inter-university projects in curriculum development and fundamental research, facilitates international cooperation of the Russian universities, interacts with the Russian Ministry of Science and Education.

ACUR also takes part in the development of the new system of public and professional accreditation of university study programs and of the new forms of quality assurance at classical universities of Russia.