The main objective of develop postgraduate Higher Education programmes in Geoinformation Technologies (GIT) and strengthening the links in research and innovation between Higher Education Institutions (HEI), industry and administration in Armenia and Kyrgyzstan will be carried out under 6 headings:
About the Project
Identification of regional and local research & development needs where Geoinformation Technologies (GIT) can play and important role will be done through surveys done using a representative sample of industry and management stakeholders of the sectors involved.
DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH NETWORKS
Development of research and innovation networks in geoinformation technologies in the two partner countries involved, as a way to foster the progressive development of the research structures and the culture of innovation.
DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH CAPACITIES
Capacities for research and innovation will be developed in the two partner countries through the acquisition of equipment, training of teachers, training of transversal topics and curricula development at postgraduate level.
QUALITY CONTROL AND RISK ASSESSMENT
The aim of the quality plan is to systematically collect, analyse, and use data to answer questions about the effectiveness of the project. The evaluations will guide the project management and partners on how the implementation of the project could be improved.
Project management will be based on fluid communication and respect to the rest of the partners; active participation of all persons involved; technical efficiency in the implementation of tasks; efficiency in the cost of all the programmed activities and transparency in the technical and administrative reports.
DISSEMINATION AND EXPLOITATION
The promotion of the goals, activities and results of the project will be an important part for its sustainability and communication with society. Dissemination tasks include conferences, websites and use of social netowkrs, reports, opening ceremonies or promotional booklets.
Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV, Spain)
UPV is a public Higher Education Institution actively involved in international cooperation and mobility projects. UPV hosts nearly 30,000 students and employs over 4,000 people (teaching, research, and administrative staff). It is the first technological university in Spain according to international rankings (e.g. Shanghai Ranking of World Universities) and offers 39 undergraduate programmes, over 80 official Master’s degrees and 30 Doctorate programmes.
Vrije Universitat Brussels (VUB, Belgium)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), founded in 1970, provides education for almost 15.000 students in 8 faculties, offering 27 Bachelor programs, 90 Master and Advanced Master programs, and over 35 PhD disciplines. It employs 6350 staff (including the university hospital) which makes it the first Dutch-speaking employer of the Brussels region. With its unique location in the capital of Europe, it is part of VUB’s mission to become an international university. Therefore, VUB also provides English programs for its nearly foreign students (=21% of all students).
National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia (NUACA, Armenia)
The National University of Architecture and Construction of Armenia (NUACA) is the only university in Armenia specialized in the fields of Architecture and Construction. At present NUACA has about 3,400 students, and the number of faculty exceeds 450, more than 55% of which have PhD degrees.
Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU, Armenia)
Armenian National Agrarian University (ANAU) is directed to train and prepare well-qualified specialists with different degrees (bachelor, master, PhD, doctorate, researcher) in the sphere of agriculture. Issues concerning the improvement and development of higher education, as well as the quality of research work have always been a priority for the University authority and the personnel. The University has strong teaching and research potential. 5 faculties, Agribusiness Teaching Centre, Department of Part-time studies, Educational Process Management Department, College, Base Lyceum and three branches operate at ANAU.
Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia (MESCS, Armenia)
According to the Law on Higher and Postgraduate Professional Education Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia is the main executive body that elaborates and implements the policies of the Republic of Armenia in the sphere of education and research. It is in charge of making decisions regarding development of the higher education system at institutional, legislative and policy level.
Cadastre Committee of the Republic of Armenia (CCRA, Armenia)
The Cadastre Committee of the Republic of Armenia is a subordinate body of the Government of the Republic of Armenia. The Committee’s main directions are the promotion of real estate market establishment, creation of information systems on real estate rights and restrictions, geodesy and cartography and information management, development of the principles on land policy and land management within its jurisdiction and development and implementation of geodetic and cartographic programs of national level.
Yerevan State University (YSU, Armenia)
Founded in 1919 Yerevan State University is the first Armenian University and is ranked among the top higher education institution in the South Caucasus. YSU strives to provide high-quality education and facilitate research through innovative initiatives and policies. Internationalization is a high priority for YSU, including but not limited to such areas as joint degrees, academic exchanges and scientific cooperation.
Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic (MOES, Kyrgyzstan)
Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic is a Government Organization responsible for the National Policy and Management on education and science and for the state control on accessibility and quality of education ensuring Constitutional right of the Kyrgyz citizens for education.
State Cartographic-Geodetic Service at the Kyrgyz State Agency for Land Resources under Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Goscartography, Kyrgyzstan)
State Cartographic-Geodetic Service at the Kyrgyz State Agency for Land Resources under Government of the Kyrgyz Republic (Goscartography) develops and promotes unified policy in the field of geodesy and cartography, provides overall guidance end execute topographic, geodetic and cartographic works.
Osh Technological University named after M.M. Adyshev (OshTU, Kyrgyzstan)
Osh Technological University is the higher educational institution of technical areas in the preparation of highly qualified personnel of Bachelor, Master and doctoral degrees, which are taught within the education standards of national education ministry, accredited by national and international quality control centers, by Agency for Accreditation of Educational Programs and Organization (national), and International Agency for Accreditation and Rating (Kazakhstan) and currently it has more than 9 000 students. Education of OshTU is carried out at 2 colleges, 7 faculties and 3 institutes.
Kyrgyz State University of Geology, Mining and Natural Resources Development named after academic U. Asanaliev (KSMU, Kyrgyzstan)
Kyrgyz State University of Geology, Mining and Natural Resources Development named after academic U. Asanaliev (KSMU) is the first and only Higher Education Institution which prepares Mining and Geological engineers in Kyrgyzstan. Graduates are in a great demand by the Mining, Oil and Gas and Metallurgical Industries of the Republic, as well as in abroad.
Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture named after N. Isanov (KSUCTA, Kyrgyzstan)
Kyrgyz State University of Construction, Transport and Architecture named after N. Isanov (KSUCTA) was established on May 4, 1992 and it was formed out of the Kyrgyz Architecture-Construction Institute (former Architecture and Construction Faculties of the Frunze Polytechnic Institute, 1954).
University of Ljubljana (UL, Slovenia)
The University of Ljubljana is the largest higher education and scientific research institution in Slovenia. It has more than 40,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students with approx. 5,600 employees. The university is listed amongst the top 500 universities in the world according to the ARWU Shanghai, Times THES-QS and WEBOMETRICS rankings. It also carries out its developmental pedagogical and research activity within the framework of EU programmes CIP, ERASMUS+, TEMPUS, SAfer Internet Plus, COST, EUREKA, LIFE+, etc. It is a member of international networks such as UNICA, Utrecht Network, IRUN, EUA, and runs an ongoing student and staff exchange with over 500 universities worldwide.
Royal Institute of Technology (KTH, Sweden)
KTH Royal Institute of Technology is the largest and oldest technical university in Sweden, ranked as 98th best university in the world in the 2019 QS university ranking. With more than 4800 staff members, KTH offers higher education to 16000 students in almost all engineering fields at bachelor, master and doctoral levels. KTH is a research-intensive university, allocating more than 70% of its total budget on research and research students training. Research at KTH is often conducted in close cooperation with the industry and focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship.
Read our latest news
Workshop on Research and Innovation was held at Yerevan State University (YSU) in Yerevan, Armenia
October 31, 2023On October 26-27, 2023, the Workshop on Research and Innovation was held at Yerevan State University (YSU) in Yerevan, Armenia. In this event, the results of the needs analysis of local and national n...
Workshop in Innovation and Entrepreneurship in GeoInformation Technology (GIT) in Stockholm, Sweden
June 27, 2023The Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Geographic Information Technologies (GIT) workshop in Stockholm was held on June 19-25, 2023. The workshop focused on several lectures on innovation and business...
Curricula development workshop in Cholponata
June 14, 2023On June 7 and 8, the Curricula development workshop took place in Cholponata, near Lake Issik-Kul, where the Armenian and Kyrgyz partners had the opportunity to present in detail all the courses of th...
For further information about the project: