Fostering Internationalisation in AgRicultural Engineering in Iran and Russia (FARMER) 585596-EPP-1-2017-1-DE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

Project Name: Fostering internationalisation in AgRicultural Engineering in Iran and Russia (FARMER)

Project Code: 585596-EPP-1-2017-1-DE-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP

Grant Provided by the European Commission (KEC)

Program: Erasmus+ Capacity Building in Higher Education.

Duration: Oct. 15, 2017 – Oct. 14, 2020

Coordinator: Ilmenau University of Technology (Germany)


Russian Federation:

  • Astrakhan State University;
  • Platov South-Russian State Polytechnic University (NPI);
  • Stavropol State Agrarian University;
  • Volgograd State Technical University;
  • South Ural State University.

Islamic Republic of Iran:

  • Sari Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University;
  • Babol Noshirvani University of Technology.

Our Partners in European Union:

  1. Ilmenau University of Technology (Germany)
  2. University of L'Aquila (Italy)
  3. Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra (Slovakia)

Project Goals:

  • Contribute to modernization and internationalization of higher education in engineering in Russia and Iran;
  • Launch a master educational program of international level to develop integration and interregional cooperation, exchange knowledge;
  • Develop cooperation with universities and non-academic institutions in the European Union, Russia, and Iran;
  • Make innovative activities of Russian and Iranian universities more efficient;
  • Promote education in agriculture, develop opportunities of employment at rural agricultural enterprises for young specialists.

Project Tasks:

  • Development of syllabus for the master program “Mechatronics in Agriculture”;
  • Establishment of an international educational platform in agricultural engineering;
  • Development of innovative activities aimed at acquisition of hands-on skills at the universities that are our partners;
  • Launch of the virtual summer school “Sustainable Agriculture” jointly with the universities that are our partners.

Project Supervisor at ASU:

  • Dr. Nikolay Khurchak – Vice Rector for International Activities.

Project Participants at ASU:

  • Dr. Alexey Rybakov – Director of the Institute of Researches & Solutions to Technological Tasks;
  • Dr. Nikolay Vybornov – Dean of the Department of Physics & Technology;
  • Dr. Ravil Arykbaev – Dean of the Department of Agribusiness, Technologies, & Veterinary Medicine;
  • Dr. Marina Trunilina – coordinator of the Unit of International Relations.

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