Cooperation in the project "Polytechnic school"
14 May 2015
May 14, 2015 in the government of the Tyumen region representatives of the TGU board of trustees, managers of large enterprises and universities met with a delegation from the University of Lorraine.
"The essence of the project "Polytechnic school" implemented with the support of the government of the Tyumen region, is the training of qualified engineering personnel for the needs of Tyumen developing economy", - said in the speech Deputy Governor, Director of the Department of the Investment Policy and State Support of Entrepreneurship in the Tyumen region Vadim Shumkov.
Agreement about cooperation in the project "Polytechnic school" is concluded by the Rector of the Tyumen State University Valery Falkov and the president of the University of Lorraine (France), Pierre Myutsenhardt.
As stressed Valery Falkov, this agreement is the first step towards working together with the largest university in France, where 55 thousand students are studied.
"The second step will be the educational program. For over a year we worked on its content, courses and faculty. We go to the end of this work, "- said the rector of TGU.
President of the University of Lorraine, Pierre Myutsenhardt, spoke about his expectations: "Together with TGU, we hope to establish a mechanism for the exchange of experience between students and teachers. Because both universities cooperate with such companies as "Schlumberger", "Total", "Gazprom" in the field of development. "
Valery Falkov noted the desire of the Tyumen university to attract intellectual potential of the best teachers from France, to introduce modern European methods of teaching and to conduct joint research.
Vadim Shumkov said: "The investment package that exists in our region, continues to grow and be supplemented by new projects. Hence, with the emergence and development of new industries the quality of training of qualified engineering and technical personnel has the particular importance in our region. And international experience with the assistance of well-known universities such as the University of Lorraine, is very important for us. "