Yanka Kupala State University and International University of Innovative Technologies of Kyrgyzstan plan to implement a joint educational program to train Master’s students in construction
The most promising areas of collaboration between Universities were identified during an online event.
The discussion was held with the participation of the Rector of the International University of Innovative Technologies Ulugbek Begaliev and the Vice-Chancellor of the Educational Work of the Yanka Kupala State University Yuri Belykh. Also the Dean of the Engineering and Construction Faculty of the Yanka Kupala State University Alla Volik was present at the meeting. She spoke about that fruitful cooperation in the field of science that has been going on for about a year and a half between Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno and the International University of Innovative Technologies. Representatives of the two partner universities regularly participate in joint research and practical conferences and workshops and share their knowledge and expertise. During the online dialogue, a proposal was also made to the scientists of the two universities to become more active in scientific publications of the Yanka Kupala State University and the International University of Innovative Technologies.
Joint implementation of educational projects could be the next step towards further development of mutually beneficial cooperation between universities, as noted during the virtual meeting. Thus, the idea of joint training of masters in the field of construction was voiced. Working groups will be set up in the near future, after studying the curriculum, to begin planning the educational programme. The representatives of the Kyrgyz Republic noted that they were ready to consider options for developing joint educational programs to train specialists not only in the construction field but also in the economy and the energy sector.
The Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno has not yet carried out joint educational programmes with universities in the Kyrgyz Republic. However, two years ago, international cooperation agreements were signed with three institutions of higher education in Kyrgyzstan, the Kyrgyz State University named after I. Arabayev, The Kyrgyz National University named after J. Balasagyn and the Bishkek Humanitarian University named after K. Karasayev.
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