On 18 – 23 of September 2017, the representatives of Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg (Germany) Prof. Holm Altenbach and Prof. Konstantyn Naumenko visited NTU “KhPI”. It was partnership visit to promote the academic exchange under the European ERASMUS+ program.
The goal of the visit was to select applicants for studying at the German University, from the Engineering and Physical Department of NTU “KhPI”.
The German delegation visited the Dynamics and Strength of Machines Department. They heard the reports of five students from “Computer Mechanics” and “Information Technologies of Design” specialties, who claimed to Leonhard Euler Scholarship in the academic year 2017/2018.
In addition, the guests participated in the development of individual curricula for the two students of the Department — Ievgenia Filanova and Anna Pernaty. They are going to Magdeburg for the participant training under the Erasmus+ program for autumn semester 2017/2018
It should be mentioned, that the German University gives an opportunity for the traineeship to the students and postgraduate students. The German delegation attended the seminar for post-graduate students of Dynamics and Strength of Machines Department. They also worked out one-month traineeship curriculum at the Magdeburg University for the two post-graduate students — Julia Viazovichenko and Kseniia Potopalska, for autumn 2017, and for Vladimir Martynenko for 2018 academic year.
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg has been maintaining cooperation with different departments of KhPI for fifty years, and in particular with the Dynamics and Strength of Machines Department. The result of such cooperation is more than fifty students from “Computer Mechanics” specialty, which were granted with Leonhard Euler Scholarship over the last fifteen years. They also took a one-month course of practical training in Germany. Many of them were invited to take the post-graduate course at German Universities; they defended their PhD dissertations and found prestigious jobs at industrial and scientific companies in Europe.