29 days ago
University of Kurdistan Hewlêr (UKH) is glad to announce the extension of the
existing cooperation agreement with Brandenburg University of Technology
Cottbus – Senftenberg (BTU) based in Cottbus, Germany for three more years.
institutions, represented by presidents Bill Rammell of UKH and Prof. Dr.
Gesine Grande of BTU signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) in which they
declared the intention to develop and support cooperation between both institutions.
This agreement is supported and funded by the joint DAAD project “German-Iraqi
Academic Partnerships – Initiation 2022, Sustainability in the University of
Kurdistan Hewlêr (Susi UKH) VI”.
MOU was finalized in October 2021. Soon after, a delegation of academics and
students from BTU visited UKH and delivered workshops and lectures on quality
management, project management, entrepreneurship and climate change to UKH
students and staff. This was followed by a visit of UKH delegation to BTU in
late November 2021 to attend seminars on reduction of carbon emissions which
included a field visit to Open-pit coal mining site in Cottbus Nord near
Cottbus, Lower Lusatia, Brandenburg, Germany.
to the signed MOU, UKH and BTU agree on general forms of cooperation in joint
research and teaching activities in the fields of environmental sciences,
climate change, environmental sustainability, sustainable sociotechnical
transformation and entrepreneurship. The agreement also includes the exchange
of information such as academic materials, academic publications, and
information as well as staff and student mobility.
institutions aim to exchange undergraduate and graduate students and encourage
their staff members to spend periods at the partner institution for teaching
and research. As a part of the student exchange, UKH postgraduate student Dana
Abdulkareem Hasan spent over two months in BTU for research and training and he
was awarded the "Green Belt" in Six Sigma Quality Management