From 8 July to 4 August 2018 with the blessing of Metropolitan Hilarion of Volokolamsk on the basis of the Church post-graduate and doctoral studies name of saints Cyril and Methodius is the Institute of Russian language for representatives of Balamand University (Antiochian Orthodox Church), the press service of the INSTITUTE. The delegation was headed by the Professor of the Institute name of the monk John of Damascus Archimandrite Maxim (ElGamal).
This program is carried out with the aim of developing cultural and academic cooperation between Moscow and Antioch Patriarchates and in support of the Russian Orthodox Church Christians in the Middle East who are subjected to persecution and harassment. In addition to Russian language study, our students organized a cultural program with visits to the Holy places of the Russian Orthodox Church and attractions of Moscow.
The Institute is held in partnership with Moscow state pedagogical University.