International activity of the university aims at integration into global and European scientific and educational space due to the development of academic mobility, foreign citizens’ training, cooperation with universities-partners, participation in European programs of academic mobility of students and lecturers, mutual educational programs of two diplomas, practices, internships, and qualification rise to improve the quality of study process and scientific research.
The international activity of the university is based on the principles of the European declaration of higher educational establishments – Magna Carta Universitatum, whose participant it has been since 2005. The university is a member of the European Association of Universities, a foreign member of the Higher Engineering Schools Network of France «n+i», a member of the Baltic university program BUP, and the International Association of scientific and technical university libraries IATUL.
12 international educational centers of well-known world companies are functioning at the university, among them: the regional network academy СІSСО; the certification center VUE; the regional training center Schneider ЕІесtrіс; the academy Місrosoft ІТ.
The university signed direct agreements with more than 100 universities in the world, namely Poland, Germany, France, Sweden, Spain, Slovak Republic, Romania, Lithuania, the USA, Canada, Great Britain, and Turkey. Some bilateral agreements on joint educational programs of two diplomas have been implemented with the universities Lublin Polytechnic and Opole Polytechnic (Poland), Schmalkalden University of Applied Science (Germany), Cergy International high school of computer science and information technologies (France), the University of Occupational Safety Management in Katowice (Poland), as well as some interinstitutional agreements within the European program of academic mobility framework Erasmus+ with the University of Valencia (Spain), Kaunas technological university (Lithuania), the universities Lublin Polytechnic and Opole Polytechnic, the Wroclaw University of Economics and Nysa High School (Poland), the Kosice University (Slovak Republic), Bialystok Polytechnic (Poland), Schmalkalden University of Applied Science (Germany), Technical University of Gabrovo (Bulgaria), University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine of Cluj-Napoca (Romania), University “Dunarea de Jos” of Galati (Romania), University of Petrosani (Romania), Iskenderun technical university (Turkey).
The students of the university participated in the academic mobility programs in 2022, namely, 27 students were trained abroad by the degree mobility programs, among them 4 students – double diplomas program, 16 students- credit mobility, and 7 students – practice.
13 representatives and scholars of foreign higher educational institutions, associations, and companies visited our university in 2022.
Joint program development, namely double diploma programs, is one of the priority directions of the university’s international cooperation maintenance. Double diplomas programs have been implemented with the university “Lublin Polytechnic” (Poland) on all Master’s programs of the university; with “Opole Polytechnic” (Poland) on the specialties: “Automation and computer-integrated technologies”; “Civil engineering”; “Economics”; “Electrical power engineering, electrical engineering and electromechanics”; “Information systems and technologies”; “Mechanical engineering”; “Automobile transport”; “Marketing”; “Management”; “Industrial engineering”; with Schmalkalden University of Applied Science (Germany) on the specialties: “Industrial engineering” (Bachelor, Master of Science), the language of instruction is English, “Mechanical engineering” (Bachelor, Master of Science), the language of instruction is English, “Electrical engineering” (Bachelor), the language of instruction is English, “Software engineering”, “Computer engineering”, “Computer science”, “Cybersecurity” (Bachelor), the language of instruction is German.
Four students – Bachelors studied at Schmalkalden University of Applied Science (Germany) in the specialties: “Industrial engineering” and “Computer science” through the double diplomas program, and two of them were awarded Bachelor of Science Diplomas from Schmalkalden University.
In 2022, 16 students of the university took part in the academic mobility programs Erasmus+: University of Valencia (Spain), the university “Lublin Polytechnic” (Poland), Nysa University of Applied Science (Poland), Schmalkalden University (Germany), Cluj-Napoca University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine (Romania), Kaunas technological university (Lithuania).
39 lecturers and scholars of the university took part in the academic mobility programs, and 6 of them had their internships in the Erasmus+ program, 1 lecturer – in the Fulbright program in Ukraine, and 32 – according to the individual programs of academic mobility, namely at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (USA), the University of Bielsko-Biala (Poland), Humboldt University of Berlin (Germany), Institute of European languages (Poland), Slask Institute of health (Poland), University of applied sciences of Hamburg (Germany), University of Texas (the USA), Institute of digital technologies (Great Britain), Scientific-research institute of welding technologies named after Paton (China), Pascal Institute of the University Clermont-Auvergne (France).
Apart from the program of academic mobility, some programs are being developed at the university where internships and production practice are the most essential components. 7 students had their internship in the recreational complex Panorama Morska (Poland) in 2022.
In 2022 8 project application forms were submitted; 4 international projects are being implemented:
- Erasmus+ program under Jean Monnet’s direction “Interdisciplinary approach to the study of wastes management: European practices implementation”. The project will have been implemented within 2021-2023.
- Erasmus+ program “European practice of smart production digitalization for sustainable industry 4.0”. The project will have been implemented within 2022-2025.
- “Extending NOTOCORD-Sense with behavioral analyzers to enable neuro-cardiovascular assessment in a cloud-based architecture” (Horizon 2020). The project will have been implemented within 2020-2023.
- Smart Manufacturing Innovation, Learning-labs, and Entrepreneurship’s (SMILE) within the programEIT Impact Framework. The project will have been implemented within 2022-2025.
If you have any questions concerning the TNTU international activity, please, do not hesitate to contact us at the International Cooperation Department: Ternopil, Ruska Str., 56, office 30, tel.: (0352) 51-97-29