The first meeting of the founders of the Russian-French University took place in Nice on June 9. The eight founders of the new university participated in the meeting: RANEPA, Russian Foreign Trade Academy, the National Nuclear Research University, People’s Friendship University of Russia, the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis and the EDHEC, NEOMA and SKEMA business schools. The main goal of creating the Russian-French University is the development and realization of network educational programs, including double diploma programs at the level of bachelor’s, master’s and other graduate degrees.