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Erasmus+ Key Action 2 - Capacity Building in Higher Education

Fostering Internationalisation in AgRicultural Engineering in Iran and Russia [FARmER]

The Mechatronics Group of the Department of Mechanical Engineering has successfully acquired this international project as consortium leader. The project is running from 2017 to 2020.

Project goals are:

  • Modernisation and internationalisation of higher education in Iran and Russia
  • establishing an international level teaching programme promoting regional integration and supra-regional cooperation in order to create better opportunities for the exchange of knowledge
  • Support for non-academic partners in the EU, Russia and Iran
  • Support for the renewal of universities in Russia and Iran
  • Increasing the attractiveness of studying agriculture and promoting employment in rural areas, especially for young people, women and job seekers.

Official Webpage FARmER