15 April 2019
In framework of international cooperation development UMTE had meetings with representatives of two partner universities.
On April 8th, 2019 UTME was visited by Oliver Fuchs, Vice-Dean of Business School, and Nathalie Kazma, head of international affairs sector. Mr. Fuchs gave a short presentation Aachen University of Applied Sciences, which is one of the biggest and most important universities of applied sciences in Germany. With more than 14,000 students, almost 2,000 graduates a year, ten faculties, more than 70 degree programmes, nine in-house and three affiliated institutes as well as four competence platforms, the FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, with its Aachen and Jülich locations. There are also plenty of opportunities for exchange students, who can study there for free for a semester or academic year, while concurrently studying at UTME.
Following the presentation German colleagues had meeting with Vice-rector for external Relations and Work with Applicants Vladimir Dmitriev, Head of International Office Daria Vorobyeva and Director of International Programmes Institute Anna Rumyantseva. The parties agreed to explore the possibilities for deepening collaboration via organization of academic exchanges, double diploma programmes, summer schools etc.
On April 9th, UTME was visited by a group of students from Lahti University of Applied Sciences (LAMK) led by professor Sanna Kyykhynen. Students of UTME and students of LAMK attended lectures given by UTME lecturer Natalia Aniskevish and LAMK professor Sanna Kyykhynen. The lecture given by Natalia Aniskevich was dedicated to peculiarities of doing business in Russia and tips one should bear in mind when dealing with the Russians in a business context, while Sanna dwelt more on cross-cultural communication in international context; she also presented a few most famous theories of cross-cultural communication and told students about fears and stereotypes of the Finnish people engaging in cross-cultural communication, which students found extremely interesting and useful. After the lecture, the students participated in the workshop. All the participants of the workshop were granted certificates of attendance.
Information regarding opportunities of academic exchanges can be received in room 554, international office.