Last week the official visit of delegation of the Saratov GAU with the rector N.I. Kuznetsov, the dean of faculty of veterinary medicine, food and biotechnologies of A.V. Molchanov, the dean agronomy faculty of N.A. Shyyurova and the department chair of mathematics and mathematical modeling G.N. Kamyshova in Polytechnical institute of Coimbra (Portugal) took place. During the visit the delegation visited departments, laboratories and the research and production centers of the university. The agricultural faculty of Polytechnical institute of Coimbra already works together with Agronomy faculty of our university within the international project Erasmus plus. In this regard, in Coimbra the meeting took place and training in modern educational technologies in the sphere of sustainable development in which the delegation of the university also took part was organized. Signing of the cooperation agreement became result of a meeting.