Study visit of the EMINReM Project consortium to the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)

Last week, on the 25-29th of March 2024, the working team of the EMINReM Project visited the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg (TU BAF) within planned Study Visit.

The Partner-Universities from Ukraine (Donetsk National Technical University, Dnipro University of Technology, Zhytomyr Polytechnic State University), Kazakhstan (Kazakh National Research Technical University, Almaty) and Uzbekistan (Navoi State University of Mining and Technologies) were the activity participants. Each Partner representatives presented the curricula of educational programs that are planned to be modernized during the Project implementation and discussed other issues important for the Project success.

Prof. Karsten DREBENSTEDT and Prof. Sabrina HEYDRICH presented the Mining curricula of the Host University and shared their teaching experience which will be applied for the Partner curricula modernization. In addition, presentations were made on providing remote, distance learning at TU BAF through a Virtual Platform, ensuring the accreditation procedure and quality control of the educational process at German Higher Education Institutions.

The participants got acquainted with the scientific and technical base of the Host University, visited the laboratories of rock mechanics, biochemistry, IT and virtual/augmented reality and the educational and laboratory mine of the University “Reiche Zeche”. Under the leadership of Prof. Helmut MISCHO the participants descended to a depth of 140 m and directly observed the underground mining processes.

We thank the Host University – Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, Prof. Karsten DREBENSTEDT and Dr. Sebastian ROSSOV for organizing a meaningful and interesting program and comprehensive support during the Project implementation!