CONSORTIUM

Consortium structure:

  • Cracow University of Technology (CUT), PL
  • Omer Halisdemir University (OHU), TR
  • Pontificia Universidad Católica del Peru (PUCP), PE
  • Universitatea Babeș-Bolyai (UBB), RO
  • Riga Technical University (RTU), LV
  • Catholic University of Uruguay Damas Antonio Larrañaga (UCUDAL), UY
  • University of Mar del Plata (UNMdP), AR
  • Polytechnic University of Timişoara (UPT), RO

Cracow University of Technology (Poland), leader, was established in 1954. It has of 7 faculties with 22 courses of study and many specialties, 17,000 students taking fulltime courses, evening courses, extramural studies, Ph.D. studies, and postgraduate studies, with nearly 1,200 academic teachers overseeing their education. Due to our knowledge and commitment in that field and the thriving cooperation with innovative business companies, we have become a beneficiary of multiple grant programs. CUT was a leader 3 grands from Horizon 2020. It was also a leader or participant a grands from 7FP, 6FP and 5FP (38 projects). It also is a leader or partner in other internationals grant such a TEMPUS, ERASMUS+ and research programs. It cooperates with 38 countries in international or bilateral projects. Moreover, CUT has in its structure units specialized in the areas of technology transfer, protection of property rights and project management. At the university work The Centre of Technology Transfer and the university is a founding shareholder in clusters of technology, the technology park and the initiator of activities including academic entrepreneurship spin offs. It gives the possibility of broad dissemination of project results.

The Faculty of Mechanical Engineering is relatively large department for Polish conditions. It employed here 255 person. The employment structure is as follows: MSc. 44, PhD. 152,PhD. DSc 35, professors 24. In addition, 101 employees as an administrative and technical staff. The faculty can give the doctoral degrees in three disciplines: mechanics, materials engineering, machine construction. At the faculty there is more than 60 PhD students.

More information: www.pk.edu.pl

Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University is one of the most significant Universities of our country in terms of scientific research activities. Numerous projects are being carried out at Nigde University which are supported by EU Framework Programs, Scientific Research Projects Units, State Planning Organization, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) and various private institutions.

Objective of Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University is to educate individuals presenting the information that they produced to the benefit of the society, making research, questioning, having conscious of social responsibility, open to all kinds of scientific, technological, social and cultural development, respectful to human rights and freedoms as well as the rule of law, embracing national and universal values, having strong social relations. In line with this objective, we are using every means available so as to meet our students’ needs in education, health, food services, accommodation, culture, sports and other areas. This is because, we know that the future is at young people’s hands and every opportunity submitted to them would be to the future of mankind. 

Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University is also activating Central Research Laboratory so as to serve the country by developing its research infrastructure and to enable its students quality education. Significant number of students receiving education at the University shall be able to find working areas in these laboratories if desired; depending upon their academic standings and to have the opportunity of conducting scientific researches. 

As for the changes that globalization necessitates, Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University is aware of the importance of developing international relations, thus Nigde Ömer Halisdemir University attaches great importance to the academic partnerships that puts scientists from different countries and helps to develop mutual cooperation between universities.

As a member of Lifelong Learning Program (LLP), Niğde Ömer Halisdemir University has dual agreements with many universities from Europe and as of 2005 is one of the Turkish universities that has been awarded with ERASMUS University Charter (EUC). Since 2005 our university actively continues its operation within the framework of Lifelong Learning Program (LLP), Youth Program and the Leonardo da Vinci Program.

More information: www.ohu.edu.tr

Catholic University of Peru (Peru) is a private university in Lima, Peru. It was founded in 1917 by Catholic priest Father Jorge Dintilhac SS.CC as Peru’s first non-profit private institution of higher learning. Academically, PUCP ranks alternatively as first or second in Peru. It is the only Peruvian university to be listed among the top five hundred universities in the world in the international rankings. This placement is recognition of the quality of its education, research, publications, social responsibility, contribution to culture and indisputable institutional and academic leadership. It has 11 faculties, 17 research centers and institutes and 47 labortories.

More information: www.pucp.edu.pe

Riga Technical University (Latvia) is one of the oldest institutions of higher technical education in Eastern Europe. At present RTU with about 16000 students serves the needs of rapidly growing industry of the Baltic region. The Institute of Materials and Structures (IMS) of RTU has more than 30 years’ experience in the field of modelling, analysis and optimisation of advanced composite materials and structures. In connection with its considerable experience and proven expertise on this question, IMS have participated in many Latvian and European scientific and technological projects: FRAMEWORK 5 (3 projects), FRAMEWORK 6 (11 projects: ALCAS, FRIENDCOPTER, CASSEM, FANTASIA, COCOMAT) and FRAMEWORK 7 (9 projects: COSMOS, DESICOS, MAPICC 3D, COALINE). Scientific results have been presented in more than 300 papers in international journals, 5 monographs and at many international conferences.

More information: www.rtu.lv/en

Babes-Bolyai University (Romania), is a public university in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. With more than 41,000 students in 2014, it is the largest university in the country. The Babeș-Bolyai University offers study programmes in Romanian, Hungarian, German, English, and French. The university was named after two prominent scientists from Transylvania, the Romanian bacteriologist Victor Babeș and the Hungarian mathematician János Bolyai. Babeș-Bolyai University has more than 41,000 students. The structure of the student body is composed out of over 1,200 PhD students, 8,600 master’s degree students, and 27,500 undergraduates. The university has 21 faculties and over 1,500 faculty members. It offers bachelor’s, master’s, and PhD degrees, along with advanced postgraduate studies. The cooperation will be mainly with Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Engineering.

More information: www.ubbcluj.ro

Universidad Católica del Uruguay (Uruguay), The Catholic University of Montevideo is a private university in Uruguay opened in 1985 (from various previous Catholic teaching institutions). Its full name is Universidad Católica del Uruguay Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga, after Dámaso Antonio Larrañaga, and is a work of the Society of Jesus. Its main campus is spread out in six locations in Montevideo and 2 other campuses in Maldonado and Salto. The university is divided into seven departments: Business Sciences, Nursing and Health Technologies, Human Sciences, Law, Engineering & Technology, Dentistry and Psychology. The cooperation will be mainly with Engineering & Technology Department. The main area of activity this department are: Food Engineering, Electric Engineering, Engineering in Informatics, Engineering in High-power Electronic Systems, Telecommunications Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Informatics and Audiovisual Engineering.

More information: www.ucu.edu.uy/es

The National University of Mar del Plata is an Argentine national university. The institution was established in 1962. The UNMdP currently includes 33 graduate and 35 postgraduate schools and nine faculties: Architecture, Urbanism and Design, Agricultural Sciences, Economics and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Health Sciences and Social Work, Law, Humanities, Engineering and Psychology.

More information: www.mdp.edu.ar/index.php/en/

Universitatea Politehnica Timişoara (Romania) is a public university founded on November 11, 1920. Located in Timișoara, Romania, it is one of the largest technical universities in Central and Eastern Europe. The university’s research and scientific training is based on the strategy of promoting multidisciplinary research and the priority given to new technology. In 2011, Politehnica University of Timișoara was classified as an advanced research and education university by the Ministry of Education, thus becoming the only university in Western part of Romania categorized among the best 12 university in the country. Politehnica University of Timișoara comprises 10 faculties and 25 departments which ensure modern, up-to-date, of a high professional level
academic programs.

More information: https://www.upt.ro/Universitatea-Politehnica-Timisoara_en.html