The German delegation met with the Acting Rector of our University Professor Yurii Bobalo to discuss further cooperation between Lviv Polytechnic, German-Ukrainian Education Center of our University and the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Erfurt (Germany). Among the guests there were the President of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Dieter Bauhaus and the Director General of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry Gerald Grusser.
At the meeting, the delegates of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (comprising 64 thousand enterprises) reiterated their readiness to provide Polytechnic students with internship and training. Thus they signed an agreement, providing training of the students of Technical and Economic College of Lviv Polytechnic in a German company Bauer Bauunternehmen, director of which is one of the Vice Presidents of the CCI in Erfurt.
It should also be noted that Gerald Grusser, the Director General of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Erfurt, is an Honorary Professor of Lviv Polytechnic. He highly appreciated the level of education and achievements of our University. An excursion to the Assembly Hall and the most interesting places of the Polytechnic main building was organized for our German guests.
Also the German delegation visited the Technical and Economic College, headed by Liudmyla Ivanets. The guests were able to get acquainted with the College study rooms and laboratories. The culmination was the signing of an agreement on further education between two students and Vice-President of CCI in Erfurt.
At the end of the day the delegation visited the Tech StartUp School of Polytechnic, where they discussed the matter on support in the search of interested investors who could invest in startups.
Summing up the visit of the leadership of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Erfurt, we can say that they are satisfied with the level of students training and want to continue cooperation and the search for new areas of activity. During the entire stay, the delegation was accompanied by the Director of the German-Ukrainian Education Center Denys Nevinskyi.