3 months ago
University of Kurdistan-Hewler (UKH) top postgraduate students joined an intensive two-months exchange program in Germany. The program is being held for the third successive year jointly by UKH and Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU), funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).
The University of Kurdistan opened application to students
with highest GPA. Accordingly, four students from postgraduate studies with
highest GPA were chosen and traveled to Cottbus, Germany on November 1st
2019. Each of Mahsa Izzat from the School of Business, Sana Omed Maasom from School
of Social Sciences, Venwar Sabah Hussein and Ashkar Rashid Darwesh from School
of Science and Engineering spent their time in BTU attending
lectures, working on workshops, seminars and conferences and had access to BTU
library to work on their Master’s Thesis in the meantime.
This exchange program between UKH and BTU was launched in
2017 and includes mutual cooperation on three levels; entrepreneurship, quality
management and joint research programs.
In December 2019, an Academic Delegation from UKH travelled to BTU and discussed various vital subjects with their counterparts in BTU, including intensive efforts on PhD collaboration in a
workable format that can match the shape and form of the requirements for both
universities. In the meantime, several areas of research were identified for the anticipated PhD initiative were also discussed as well as methods for integrating substantiated
content into running courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The University of Kurdistan hosted four faculty members of BTU
in December 2019 to work on environmental sustainability, cultural and heritage