SPbPU to open Information Center in Madrid
On April 19, Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU), one of the leading technical universities in Russia will open the Information Center in Madrid, Spain.
The major aim of the University's Information Center is to boost cooperation between SPbPU and scientific and educational institutions of Spain entailing academic exchange of students and teaching staff, as well as joint participation in scientific and technical projects.
In the framework of the Information Center opening, from April 19 to 21, the 'SPbPU Days in Spain' will be held at the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, UPM). Scientists and professors of both universities will discuss the most promising areas for scientific cooperation in the field of nanotechnology and telecommunications, computer science, civil engineering and construction.
Currently the following event program has been approved:
On April 19, at 16:00, the rectors of SPbPU and UPM will sign a new cooperation agreement indicating intentions of both parties to participate in the student exchange program ERASMUS + (application has already been submitted to the EU), to exchange professors, contribute to Master's programs and Summer schools.
On April 19, at 17:50 an exhibition of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University's student art-works will be opened in the hall of the UPM rectorate. The exhibition has the best works of the graduates in such areas as information design, industrial design, scientific design, graphic arts, etc.
On April 19, at 18:00 the Information Center of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University on the basis of the Spanish public foundation ‘Alexander Pushkin’ (Fundación Alexander Pushkin) will be opened.
On On April 19, at 19:30 the rector of SPbPU and Spanish universities will sign a number of agreements on cooperation. The event will take place at the Royal Academy of Engineering of Spain. It is expected to sign cooperation agreements with MPU, Charles III University of Madrid, Polytechnic University of Catalonia, Spanish National Research Council and the Royal Academy of Engineering.
The Information Center of Peter the Great Saint-Petersburg Polytechnic University will be operating on the basis of the Spanish public foundation ‘Alexander Pushkin’ (Fundación Alexander Pushkin), which has been contributing to the development of friendly and cooperative relations between Russia and Spain for more than 25 years. There anyone can get information about educational programs of SPbPU, its achievements in scientific areas, enrollment for courses and for Summer school modules. It is also expected that the Information Center will become a meeting venue for Russian and Spanish specialists interested in joint participation in scientific, technical and industrial projects.