Dr. Fischer arrived in Izhevsk following the invitation of the Head of Department of Geo-Engineering and Construction Materials Prof. Grigory Yakovlev. They have known each other for 25 years and have scientific-educational connections. PhD students of the Department of Geo-Engineering and Construction Materials of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University have internships in the University of Weimer, scientists of two universities have joint researches in the fields of construction materials, they work together on projects, publications and monographs.
On August 29, 2014 the students of the Faculty of Heat Engineering of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University graduated from Ostfalia University of Applied Sciences, Wolfenbüttel (Germany).
It was the second group of students of the Faculty of Heat Engineering who completed the binational program and got two degrees - Russian and German. Timofey Kruglov and Alexey Kolesnikov shared their impressions with us.
The program of double degrees: Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University and Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín (Slovakia)
In July two more students graduated from Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University and Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín.
According to the official site of Bologna process, double degree is a certificate of a higher education, which is given by two or more universities together, based on a double study program.
A whole series of Russian universities practice cooperation with European universities in double degree programs, as a result, graduating students get double degrees in both universities.
Several universities-partners of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University participate in such programs. These are universities of Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic and Egypt. One of them - Alexander Dubček University of Trenčín ( http://tnuni.sk/aktuality/ ) is a young university in Slovakia (only 18 years old) and for 16 years this university has been our partner. Prof. Boris Yakimovich, Rector of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University and Prof. Ali Aliev, Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences are Doctors Honoris Causa of Alexander Dubček University.
From 24 to 28th June in the Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University an international online conference of young scientists “Energy saving, information technology and sustainable development” was hold.
Evgenii V. Reshetnikov, head of the Department of informatization of Kalashnikov ISTU, tells about the conference, prospects of cooperation with Chinese colleagues, building of “Blue Silicon Valley” in China:
- The conference was held in China, Qingdao city, where there is an intensive building of “Blue Silicon Valley” now, which is created by our Chinese colleagues.
“Blue Silicon Valley” is beautiful and sounding name for the one of the most promising centers of the rapidly developing economy of China. It is the area of scientific and technical park of Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT) and the place of location of headquarters of ASRTU – Association of Sino-Russian Technical Universities.
Interregional youth scientific and educational forum “INNOVA-2014” with a foreign participation gathered the most curious, eager, aspiring young people of Russian and China in one place. From 3rd to 6th June on the bank of Kama river, in sport training center of ISTU students an ecological tent camp was located, it sheltered about 200 participants.
The forum was organized by Kalashnikov ISTU with the assistance of Ministry of Youth Affairs of the Udmurt Republic, Ministry of Education and Science of Russia and Federal agency for Youth Affairs.
Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University took 65th place in the rating of Russian universities according to the rating agency “Expert RA” and re-entered the top 100 Russian universities.
Preparing the rating, statistical indicators were used, surveys among 7,500 respondents (employers, representatives of academic and scientific communities, students and alumni) were conducted.
Kalashnikov ISTU is the only university from the Udmurt Republic, presented in “Expert RA” rating.
The fifth annual National rating of Russian universities has been published.
“National rating of Russian universities” project was initiated in 2009 by the International information group “Interfax” and radio station “Echo of Moscow” with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of Russia. The purpose of the project is development and testing of new mechanisms of an independent assessment of Russian universities.
161 universities are in the rating 2013/2014, including 74 classic universities, 29 national research universities, 37 technical and technological universities, 12 economic universities, 3 agricultural universities, 2 pedagogical universities, 2 building universities, 1 medical university and 1 private university.
Meeting of foreign students with K. S. Dubrovin (Migration Department of Russian Federation in Udmurt Republic)
On May, 21 the meeting of foreign students, studying in Kalashnikov ISTU, with a representative of Migration Department in Udmurt Repubic was hold.
This is the first meeting with the representative of Migration Department and student-foreigners of our university, but, undoubtely, the meeting was useful and necessary: the number of students from various countries in technical university is growing every year (for example, 32 students from Egyptian-Russian University (Egypt, Cairo) trains currently in Kalashnikov ISTU).
On May 14 students of the Faculty of Civil Engineering attended the lecture of Dr. Krishna (India).
Krishna Ramanathan Neelakandan is the Doctor of Phylosophy and Civil Engineering. He is an expert in the field of building materials, sustainability and restoration of buildings, honorary member of the teaching staff of the Indian Institute of Technology (Madras), the member of the research council of University ANNA Chennai (until 2008), deputy secretary of the Asian Concrete institute (Singapore), participant of the international exchange programs and workshops in the USA and Europe. Dr. Krishna reads lecture in the universities of India, Singapore, Malaysia and Hong Kong.
On May 8, 2014, the XI International field-and-track race with distance of 2,500 km has finished near the Mound of Glory which is located 21 km from Minsk. On the way the teams of Kazan Federal Univeristy, Nizhny Novgorod State Technical University n.a. R.E. Alekseev, Chuvash State Pedagogical University, Volgograd State Technical Unviersity and representatives from Sevastopol joined to the athletes of Kalashnikov ISTU.
In the campus of Belorussian National Technical University the meeting, devoted to the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Belarus from Nazi invaders was held. Veterans of the Second World War, rector of BNTU Boris Khrustalev, rector of NSTU Sergei Dmitriev, and rector of Kalashnikov ISTU Boris Yakimovich participated at the meeting. After that the participants laid flowers at the Memorial of Glory.
The schedule of the second day of the conference was more eventful: in every building of our university there were workshop meetings (eight workshops worked), round tables, Forum of Young Researchers, seminars, exhibitions, presentations, etc.
The day started with the round table of rectors of Russian and foreign universities, where the ways to realize the international cooperation in the higher educaton were discussed. On this meeting rectors and vice-rectors of Udmurt Republic universities, the University of Aalen (Germany), ZEH company (Germany), Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany), Egyptian-Russian University (Egypt), the University of A. Dubček (Slovakia), the Unviersity of Pécs (Hungary), Brno University of technology (Czech republic), the South-Moravian Centre for Internationl mobility (Czech Republic) gathered.
On April 23, in the Administration of Izhevsk city it was hold the ceremony of signing an agreement of cooperation on the education and science between Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University and the University of Pécs (Hungary) and between Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University and the South-Moravian Center for International Mobility (Czech Republic).
Before the ceremonial signing of the agreement, the head of Izhevsk city A.A. Ushakov said that the administration of the city pay the great attention to the cooperation in the various areas, and stressed that Izhevsk is the only city that participates in the program of the Council of Europe “Intercultural Cities”.
On April 22, the first day of the work of the VI International Conference “Technical Universities: Intergration with European and World Education Systems”, traditional meeting of the Academic Council and the Ceremony of awarding the titles of “Doctor Honoris Causa of Kalashnikov ISTU” were held. New Doctors Honoris Causa of Kalashnikov ISTU became the rector of University of Pécs (Hunagry) József Bódis (Pécs, Hungary) and director of ZEH (Zeh Metallveredelungs GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany) Horst Dettinger.
The award “Doctor Honoris Causa Kalashnikov ISTU” was introduced ten years ago, in 1994, and among the first honorary doctors was M.T. Kalashnikov.
Solemn “Gaudeamus” openedthe Sixth International Conference: “Technical Universities: Integration with European and World Education Systems”, which started its work on April 22, 2014 in Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Techical University in the frameworks of the Forum “Education Quality” (EQ-2014).
Representatives, students and graduates from universities of different countries gathered in the palace of culture “Integral”. Hungary, Czech Republic, Germany, China, Croatia, Egypt, Syria, Belarus, Slovakia, Scotland, Uzbekistan, Russia – the great variaty of flags! Common problem combined all of them: how to integrate into the world educational community under conditions of Bologna Declaration and how to make a higher education in a country and a university more competitive.
On April 22–23, 2014 Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University will host the VI International Conference “Technical Universities: Integration with European and World Education Systems” within the framework of international forum “Education Quality – 2014”.
Representatives of over 30 universities of Russia, Hungary, Egypt, Slovak Republic, Syria, Czech Republic, China, Uzbekistan, Croatia, Germany, Great Britain and Switzerland will participate in the conference.
Russian and China are long standing strategic partners. Recent years, the partnership between the two countries is growing and expanding. Russian-Chinese cooperation is charaterized by a wide range of coperation areas: science and education, trade and economic and humanitarian relations, joint participation in international and regional organizations.
Supporting the current trends of strengthening the relations with People’s rupiblic of China, Kalashnikov ISTU actively works on the creation of joint cooperation areas with Chinese side.
There are 23 people in total (11 students studying Civil Engineering and 12 students in Mechatronics).
Students from our university helped the Department of International Education and Cooperation.
They met new students at the train station and helped them to get to the hostel.
On March 12 Kalashnikov ISTU hosted the plenipotentiary of the German Embassy in Moscow for Udmurt Republic Nikolaus Jaroslaw Korczynski.
The visit of Nikolaus Jaroslaw Korczynski to ISTU was held in the framework of his visit to the Udmurt Republic. As the honorary guest said, he is for the first time in Russia and Moscow, and coming to the capital of Udmurt Republic for him is discovery of the region which he oversees now.
As of the end of 2013 year Kalashnikov ISTU got into the following reputable international rankings.
1. Academic Ranking of World Universities – European Standard.
Ranking is based on the parameters of so-called “Golden European Standard”. Such criteria as scientific work, international cooperation, demand for graduates and employers references, results of monitoring, international recognitions of lecturers were evaluated. The ranking of universities was carried out by means of a 9-point international system: three highest levels A (AAA, AA, A), three sufficient levels B (BBB, BB, B) and three satisfactory levels C (CCC, CC, C). All the other universities are considered as “below the rating”.