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Benefits for GRIAT-Partners

Benefits for Partner Universities

  1. Master theses in the English language that combine the best research developments from Germany and Russia in a specific subject area

  2. Joint supervision by German and Russian professors of Master thesis of GRIAT students, developing joint research projects and further familiarizing one another with the standards of German/Russian education and research

  3. The most talented students with good subject matter knowledge, English language skills, leadership and other soft skills are admitted into the GRIAT programs.

  4. Participation in GRIAT is one of the strongest indicators of internationalization of education, research and industrial partnerships between Germany and Russia – an integral element in global economy.

  5. Working in GRIAT is a de facto opportunity for ongoing professional development for German and Russian faculty as they develop joint curricula, assessment procedures and other study regulations – it serves as an excellent opportunity to innovate both the structure and content of education at each partner university.

  6. GRIAT students and faculty make use of the best research centers and labs, library resources and other facilities of all partner universities that might be missing in their home institutions.

  7. GRIAT encourages academic mobility of faculty and promotes joint academic and research grant applications of Russian and German faculty.


Benefits for Industry Partners

  1. Highly competitive alumni who speak fluent English, have decent German language skills, know the educational standards of German and Russian systems, familiar with expectations and requirements for engineers in both countries, have experience living abroad and are able to work in multilingual and multicultural environments, are ready to continue their education anywhere in the world – thus, they are the best candidates for being hired by international companies or German and Russian companies doing business with foreign countries.

  2. GRIAT also educates students to become future ambassadors in respective countries, to support the penetration of educational, research and industrial activities from Germany into Russia, and vice versa.

  3. Alumni promote the best engineering standards, are more open than others to work with partners/customers/clients from both countries in their jobs.

  4. GRIAT systematically invites industry representatives to give open lectures to GRIAT students and faculty to familiarize them with their companies, promote their services and products and to attract the best graduates to their companies.

  5. GRIAT organizes various tours to company facilities, manufacturing plants and workshops.

  6. GRIAT welcomes opening company’s research centers or labs in GRIAT facilities as well as making use of company’s facilities to carry out educational and research activities.