Published 17 October 2011
Blekinge Institute of Technology signs collaboration agreement with a Russian University
On 13 October, a part of the delegation from the Russian enclave of Kaliningrad, which during the week visited the Regional Council of Blekinge, came to Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH) for an official visit. During the visit at BTH, the delegation, led by Viktor Smilgin, Deputy Chairman of the Government of the Kaliningrad Region, took part in a ceremony during which a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by BTH's Vice-Chancellor Ursula Hass and Professor Aleksander Ivanov, Rector of Kaliningrad State Technical University. The MoU is a first important step towards educational and research collaboration between the two institutions within their respective focus areas. The signing ceremony was followed by a moment of "mingle", during which the Russian visitors had the possibility to meet Russian personnel at BTH.