On May 26 Rector of National Polytechnic University of Armenia Prof. Oganes Tokmadjan and Rector of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University Prof. Boris Yakimovich signed the agreement of cooperation in the field of education and research.
The main goal of the agreement is to establish official relations between two universities, mutual collaboration and exchange of academic and scientific programs. This will encourage improving of education quality, efficiency of research and development of international relations
Kalashnikov ISTU is again among one hundred top Russian universities according to ranking agency RAEX (Expert RA): our university took the 69th position.
Ranking agency RAEX with the initiative and support from Foundation of Oleg Deripaska “Volnoe Delo” worked out the fourth annual ranking of Russian universities. The agency applied to complex research and used statistic factors, as well as a lot of interviews with 17,400 respondents: employers, representatives of academic and scientific pools, students and graduates.
The season 2014/2015 of sport programming ACMICPC has finished. As tradition demands, in accordance with team's results, ranking of higher educational institutions was formed. The ranking represented North East European region, to which Kalashnikov ISTU belongs.
On May 14-15 the conference of Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU) took place in Shanghai. It was hosted by Tongji University, one of the oldest universities in China, which is among top 100 leading universities of the world.
According to the Statute of ASRTU, permanent directorates are formed on the basis of Association from both sides: these are Harbin Institute of Technology in China and Bauman Moscow State Technical University in Russia). Since 2013, the headquarters of ASRTU have been located in Quingdao, the under-construction “Blue Silicon Valley” of China. Today ASRTU comprises 36 leading Russian and Chinese technical universities and 4 universities –associate members.
Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University and Ministry of Culture and Tourism of the Udmurt Republic are organizing the concert tour of Aalen Symphonic Orchestra (Germany) in our Republic, dedicated to 175th anniversary of the great Russian composer Petr Tchaikovsky.
Following the results of public contest among educational institutions of higher professional education under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, Kalashnikov ISTU joined the rank of 52 HEIs granted the preferential right to enroll foreign nationals and stateless persons, including compatriots living abroad, within the quota on the education fixed by the Russian Government. Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University was given the quota of 27 students to be accepted to master programs.
On April 6-17, 2015 Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University hosted the delegation of the Embassy of China in Moscow – Mr. Zhao Gochen, Plenipotentiary Minister, Advisor on Education and Mr. Tan Dafeng, Third Secretary on Education.
The cooperation in research and education between Kalashnikov ISTU and Chinese partners has started quite recently, but it’s one of the priorities in international activities of our university both in Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU) and in developing partner relations with Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and Russian-Chinese Foundation of Culture and Education.
In the beginning of March V Forum of Rectors of Russia and Japan took place in Chiba University (Tokyo). Traditionally the forum is held once in one and a half year. Universities host such events one after another. One of the initiators of this way of collaboration development is Prof. Victor Sadovnichy, Rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University, Doctor Honoris Causa of a number of Japanese universities.
On 3-4 March V Forum of Rectors of Russia and Japan took place in Chiba University (Tokyo). 13 rectors of Russian and 28 of Japanese universities became the participants of the meeting. Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University was represented by the rector Prof.Boris Yakimovich.
The forum is one of the most important events in educational and cultural collaboration of two countries. This meeting took course with a slogan “Role of the universities in modern society”
Official ceremony of awarding the winners of XV international contest of student works organized by Delcam took place in Moscow residence of Timothy Barrow, Ambassador of the Great Britain in the Russian Federation. Among winners were two master graduates of Kalashnikov ISTU. The contest was highly competitive. Over 100 works from Russia and Ukraine were represented in the finals.
The graduates of the master program “Special Technologies in Mechanical Engineering” Yulia Danilova and Nailya Galimzyanova took the 3rd and 4th places, respectively.
Kalashnikov ISTU now is in the list of the best universities of the country according to ARES. Based on the Academic ranking of higher educational institutions (Academic Ranking of World Universities – European Standard) in the end of 2014, Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University was moved to position "BB+", and got 51st place among Russian universities. 100 Russian higher educational institutions participated in the ranking.
The official ceremony of conferring the title of Doctor Honoris Causa took place in University of Pécs on November 6. The Academic Senate of University of Pécs made a decision to award Rector of Kalashnikov ISTU, taking into account great merits and significant role of Prof. Boris Yakimovich in the development of partnership between the two universities, as well as his research work.
In the beginning of November Prof. Boris Yakimovich, Rector of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University had a meeting with Plenipotentiary Minister, Advisor for Education and First Secretary for Education in the Embassy of People’s Republic of China in Russia.
Today the cooperation in education and research with Chinese partners plays an important role in the international activity of Kalashnikov ISTU. Although the Chinese universities have appeared on the list of our international partners quite recently, the partnership development is in progress. During the meeting in the Embassy, Prof. Boris Yakimovich described the experience of Kalashnikov ISTU in collaboration with HEIs from China as part of Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities, partnership with Harbin Institute of Technology, Russia-China Foundation for Education and Culture.
In October the delegation of Scholz Gruppe (Germany) visited Kalashnikov ISTU. Scholz Gruppe – the group of companies, which provides new solutions and technologies in the field of recycling and production waste treatment.
“Dear professors, colleagues and students of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University, dear friends!
Today, on November 10 legendary weapon designer, who gave his name to our University, would have been 95. This is a great holiday for all of us and during the whole day Kalashnikov ISTU will celebrate this memorable event with ceremonies in which the professors and students will be involved.
Quarter-final of the World Programming Championship took place at Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University
With the success of the Ural Championship 2014 in April, Kalashnikov ISTU became the place for another big sport programming competition among student teams – the quarter-final ACM ICPC Eastern (Ural) region which includes universities of Bashkiria, Chelyabinsk, Komi Republic, Kurgan, Orenburg, Perm, Yekaterinburg, Tyumen and Udmurt Republic.
Delegation from Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín (Slovakia) visited Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University
The main purpose – consolidation of international partnership of universities, particularly, the development of educational double-degree programs and studying in foreign languages.
On September 22-24 St. Petersburg hosted the Convention of the Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities (ASRTU) in the frameworks of “Year of Youth Exchange in Russia and China”.
On September 29 the XIV International school in student sport programming was opened in Students’ Palace “Integral”, which is will be hosted by Kalashnikov ISTU from September 29 until October9.