German Academic encourages for cooperation with UCI
The representative of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD*), Dr.C. Ulrike Dorfmüller, visited the University of Informatics Sciences (UCI) with the purpose of encouraging reciprocal cooperation UCI-Germany.
The rector of this institution, Dr.C. Walter Baluja García, accompanied by vice-rectors and directors of different centers, alluded in his presentation to the training educational model, the lines of research, products and services deployed by UCI, and he confirmed the possibility of expanding cooperation with German universities on cross-cutting issues.
During the conversation held in the Protocol Room, the also German reader from the German department of the School of Foreign Languages of the University of Havana (UH), presented some options for cooperation that include research and teaching stays, as well as association on specific topics.
In her interest in this centre of higher studies, the German representative of DAAD insisted on the German language course as a joint exchange proposal, in accordance with her experience in the UH programme, which has a language assistant as a second foreign language.
The German professor, who impressed the audience because of her articulation and fluency in Spanish, expressed the privilege of being at the University for the first time and invited the highest authority of UCI to take part in the colloquium that will take place in Germany next month during the activities to celebrate the 250th birthday of the Berlin naturalist, Alejandro de Humboldt.
*The German Academic Exchange Service or DAAD is the German national body dedicated to promoting academic exchange between German universities with universities from other countries. Founded in 1925, it was dissolved in 1945 and refounded in 1950. Its head office is located in Bonn, Germany.