The new rector of the European University will be Vadim Volkov

At the end of August, the rector of the European University at St. Petersburg (EUSP) Nikolai Vakhtin leave his post. The University will be headed by the rector of EY Vadim Volkov.

The Vakhtin intends to return to scientific work. “My contract ends on 31 August, the University Council decided to nominate Vadim Volkov,” — he said.

Vadim Volkov is the scientific Director of the Institute of problems of law enforcement. In 1995, he received his doctorate in sociology at Cambridge University, in 2005 — the doctor of sociological Sciences, specializing in “Economic sociology”.

Previously Rosobrnadzor completed an audit of EY. The Commission is the Supervisory authority found no violations, a new educational license for the University to get to the end of August.

In June 2017, Oleg Kharkhordin left the post of rector of the European University. His place was taken by Nikolai Vakhtin. The University already reportedthat Vakhtin will leave the post of rector in 2018.

The effect of EUSP educational license was suspended at the end of 2016. Later, the University was evicted from the Palace Kushelev-Bezborodko on Gagarin street. In December 2017 the service again refused the University to issue a new education licence. Before obtaining a license, the institution operates as a research Institute.

Source: “Fontanka”

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