Prof. A. I. Rudskoy, Rector of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Suggested Creating a Russian-German REC

11 April 2015 International activities 222

The delegates of Technische Hochschule Wildau (Germany) visited Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University on April 8-9, 2015. The counterparts discussed how to expand interuniversity cooperation and create a Russian-German Research Educational Center.

Prof. A. I. Rudskoy, Rector of the Polytechnic University, and Prof. László Ungvári, President of Technische Hochschule Wildau, held a summit. Other participants included Alexandra Ungvári, Prof. Ingo-Eric Schmidt-Braul, the head of Industrial Management Program, Prof. V. P. Zhivulin, the Head of Administrative Staff in the Rector’s office in the Polytechnic University, Prof. D. G. Arseniev, Vice-rector for International Relations, Prof. E.R. Schislyaeva, the Director of the International Graduate School of Management.

Prof. A. I. Rudskoy, Rector of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Suggested Creating a Russian-German REC
Prof. A. I. Rudskoy, Rector of St. Petersburg Polytechnic University, Suggested Creating a Russian-German REC

They discussed some interuniversity cooperation issues (academic mobility of the faculty and students, Polytechnic University students’ participating in Regata Project in September 2015, cultural musician exchanges, etc.). They also clarified some details connected with the cooperation and international educational programs held by the universities. The Rector and the President signed some documents expanding earlier projects (Bachelor Program in Industrial Management, Master Program in European Management).

Prof. László Ungvári, President of Technische Hochschule Wildau, highly praised a co-project in Industrial Management held at the Polytechnic University. Prof. Ungvári expressed some satisfaction with a highly professional approach demonstrated by the program organizers – both Russian and German ones – and expressed confidence that the partnership between the universities is going to develop further.

Prof. A. I. Rudskoy characterized the cooperation between the universities as a promising one – not only in the area of engineering economics but also in technical areas, where other Institutes of the Polytechnic University can be involved. Prof. A.I. Rudskoy suggested organizing summer schools for students and creating the Russian-German Research Educational Center in Technische Hochschule Wildau and the Polytechnic University.

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