UTMN is ready to launch new Erasmus+ Project

Research and Innovations 12 March 2020
On 28 February, the Regional Institute for International Cooperation hosted a meeting with the specialists to prepare for the grand opening of the Erasmus+ Project "Internationalizing Master Programmes in Agriculture via English Medium Instruction (IMPROvE _AGRO)". The main issues for discussion were the key objectives of the project and preparation for its launch. University of Tyumen is the University-coordinator of the project.

The project will be launched on 17 March 2020

The goal of the project is:  to contribute to modernization and increase the quality and availability of higher education in Kazakhstan, Mongolia  and Russia via internationalizing Master programmes in Agriculture and Forestry by bringing them to the EU quality standards, introducing English Medium Instruction (EMI) and blended learning delivery.

Within the framework of the European Union program "Erasmus+" a new international project in the field of higher education "IMPROvE_AGRO" will be implemented. "IMPROvE_AGRO" includes the internationalization of master's programs in agriculture through teaching in English.

The project will integrate the efforts of universities and companies in Germany, Greece,UK, Russia, Kazakhstan and Mongolia.


On behalf of the EC: Prof. Dr. Matthias Hutz, University of Education, Freiburg, Germany

On behalf of the partner countries: Dr. Dr. h.c. Galina V. Telegina, Tyumen State University 


1.    Freiburg University of Education, Germany

2.    Aston University, Birmingham, UK

3.    Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

4.    Tyumen State University, RF

5.    Altai State Agricultural University, Barnaul, RF

6.    Krasnoyarsk State Agrarian University, RF

7.    Kazakh National Agrarian University, Almaty, Kazakhstan

8.    S. Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University, Kazakhstan

9.    Mongolian University of Life Sciences, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

10. National University of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

11. LLC “Centre for Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering”, Tyumen, RF

12. Tobolsk Complex Scientific Station, Tobolsk, RF

UTMN has a history of successfully partaking in Erasmus+ projects. This year, we participated and acted as a coordinator in the international European projects: Erasmus+: "Institutional partnerships for sustainable transboundary water management: Russia and Kazakhstan» / Erasmus +: "Trans-Regional Environmental Awareness for Sustainable Usage of Water Resources (TREASURE-WATER)".

Contact: Regional Institute for International Cooperation, Office 215, 23 Lenina St.

Source: UTMN Department of Strategic Communications

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