Katerina Kasabova/ September 18, 2019/ news/ 0 comments

The project coordinator Hochschule Wismar – University of Applied Sciences Technology, Business and Design, welcomed 26 participants from 16 partner organizations

Between 13th – 14th of December, 2017 in Wismar, Germany , was held the First International Kick-Off Meeting of the project “DYNAMIC – Towards responsive engineering curricula through europeanisation of dual higher education in sectors of Innovation & Smart Specialisation”.

Host of the event was the project coordinator Hochschule Wismar – University of Applied Sciences Technology, Business and Design. Sixteen partners from five countries attended the meeting: Hochschule Wismar – Germany, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu – Romania, Marquardt Schaltsysteme SCS Sibiu – Romania, Continental Automotive Systems Sibiu – Romania, German-Bulgarian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Bulgaria, Technical University Varna – Bulgaria, Keppel FELS Baltech Ltd – Bulgaria, MTG-Dolphin PLC – Bulgaria, Fachhochschule Joanneum – Austria, Polytechnic Pula – Croatia, Holcim (Hrvatska) d.o.o. – Croatia, ULJANIK Shipyard – Croatia, RAABE – Bulgaria, German- Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Romania, Croatian Chamber of Economy – Croatia and Region of Istria – Croatia.

The meeting started with an opening speech by Hochschule Wismar’s rector – Prof. Wiegand-Hoffmeister and continued with presentations by participants in which they showcased the main activities of their organizations. Dual study models in different countries, the needs of innovation in higher education and companies’ requirements in terms of student’s competences were key topics at the event.

The focus was put on the main objectives and target groups of the project, which were presented at the meeting. Detailed work plan, expected results, task allocation and transfer possibilities of dual studies in Bulgaria, Romania and Croatia were also discussed. Tasks, activities and results for the period until the second Meeting in June, 2018 in Pula, Croatia were outlined.

The good start of a successful working cooperation was set up with the signing of partnership agreements.

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