Saturday, July 21, 2018

UrFU, SKB Kontur celebrate 25 years of partnership

Ural Federal University recently celebrated its 25th year of partnership with SKB Kontur, which works in the field of information technology.

In September, Kontur created a special endowment for UrFU in order to ensure stable funding for specific educational areas, such as IT. UrFU provides IT companies with specialized employees and experts.

Ural Federal University is currently undertaking a Year of IT, which will culminate with the World Collegiate Programming competition in Yekaterinburg, which brings together programmers and IT specialists from around the world. Kontur will be a local partner of the tournament, providing coverage of events in Russian and English.

"I am proud that I live in a city where the headquarters of the works of such high-tech companies," UrFU First Vice Rector Dmitry Bougrov said.