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Moscow Conservatory receives international accreditation
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Diplomas of graduates of the Moscow Conservatory are now recognized worldwide, TASS reports. The university has successfully passed international accreditation this year. According to rector Alexander Sokolov, the university was the first among Russian conservatories to complete get this accreditation.
The experts from Europe came to Moscow to study the documentation and organize a survey for students and teachers. The conservatory got the highest points on all the parameters. Sokolov explained that verification was required for diplomas to be recognized abroad. Without it, a conservatory diploma was not enough to conclude a foreign contract. Graduates had to additionally apply for a list of subjects taught at the university.
The rector specified that there were no doubts in the quality of Russian musical education. The only problem was the bureaucratic difficulties but now they are in the past. The conservatory is currently building a student dormitory. It is planned to have living quarters, two concert halls, several dozen rehearsal rooms and a swimming pool. The construction of the conservatory’s opera theater will begin once the dormitory is ready.