Delegation from Indonesia visited MAI
On September 6, 2018 a delegation from Institute of Technology, Bandung (Indonesia) visited MAI with the aim of developing cooperation between two universities.
The Bandung Institute of Technology or Institute of Technology, Bandung (ITB) is the oldest and leading technology-oriented university in Indonesia. It is located in Bandung, the capital of West Java province in Indonesia, in the southeast of Jakarta.
ITB has been credited as one of the most prestigious universities in Indonesia, together with Gadjah Mada University and University of Indonesia. Two presidents of Republic of Indonesia, famous Sukarno and B.J.Habibie, graduated from ITB.
ITB is a big university with 24 000 students. It offers students 6 international educational programs and 9 directions of study such as Ocean Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering and others. The university plans to develop a new direction of Aerospace Engineering, so the delegation of ITB came to MAI to develop a partnership of two univerasities.
The delegation from Indonesia consisted of ITB Rector Kadarsah Suryadi, Leading professor of Engineering Faculty Indra Djati Sidi, Chair of Aerospace Engineering Program Lavi Rizki Zuhal, Chairman of Gandhi Memorial Intercontinental School Suresh Gobindram Vaswani and the Counselor to Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia in Moscow Adiguna Wijaya.
MAI was represented by Rector Mikhail Pogosyan, Head of International Department Olga Pogosyan, Head of International Projects Alexey Zarechenskiy and Head of International Relations Department Pavel Popov.
Two universities presented each other their programs of education, introduced industrial and educational partners, international projects and exchange programs. “We are interested in developing a civil aerospace educational program at our university. With the help of MAI we can share received knowledge with our society. Let´s begin a big world together!”, - said rector of ITB during the meeting.
The negotiations ended with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding, which confirmed the intentions of the two universities on cooperation.
After the negotiations the Indonesian delegation was given a tour through MAI campus. They visited the laboratory of Institute №6 “Aerospace”, tried flight simulators and met with MAI graduate from Indonesia.