NEW DOUBLE DEGREE AGREEMENT SIGNED BETWEEN ÓBUDA UNIVERSITY
AND TASHKENT INSTITUTE OF IRRIGATION AND AGRICULTURAL MECHANIZATION ENGINEERS

20211125One of the main goals of the University of Óbuda is internationalization, where one of the key target areas is Central Asia, including Uzbekistan. Our goal is to develop educational and research cooperation with higher education institutions in Uzbekistan. The rector of our university, Prof. Dr. Levente Kovács, and the university head of the field, Dr. Monika Pogátsnik, held discussions in 2 ministries, 4 partner universities and 3 Uzbek cities from 11 to 15 October.

The joint Geoinformatics Research Center at the Tashkent Institute of Irrigation and Agricultural Mechanization Engineers (TIIAME), a participating institution in the DSinGIS project, was inaugurated during the visit on October 12th.

During the visit to TIIAME University, the co-operation between our universities was negotiated and an agreement was signed with Prof. Dr. Bakhadir Mirzaev, Acting Rector. The Parties intend to deepen the existing scientific, research and educational relationship between ÓE and TIIAME through a double degree program, which is the subject of this Agreement. The double degree program contributes to raising the standard of training of institutions and provides an opportunity to gain international experience. By signing this co-operation agreement, the Parties express their intention to co-operate in the high-quality training of professionals who, upon completion of the training, will contribute to the training objectives of the basic training program in land surveying and land management engineering.

The higher education institutions agreed on the implementation of a double degree program in the BSc course in Land Surveying and Land Management Engineering at the ÓE and the BSc course in Geodesy and Geoinformatics at the TIIAME. This agreement allows a student enrolled in one of the undergraduate courses at TIIAME or at ÓE to obtain a Hungarian and an Uzbek bachelor's degree at the same time, provided that he / she fulfills the conditions and requirements of both trainings.

More information about the Double Degree Program you can read here.