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September 14, 2019 11:09

ITS Expands International Networks through ASEA UNINET Joint Staff Mobility

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Photo session with ITS Vice Rector IV, Bambang Pramujati ST MScEng Ph.D., with ASEA UNINET Joint Staff Mobility participants in ITS rectorate

ITS Campus, ITS News – In order to support the internationalization step, Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) continues to expand its cooperation network with various foreign universities. One of them was through the ASEAN European Academic University Network (ASEA UNINET) Joint Staff Mobility program which was held from 10 – 16 September 2019.

In those activities, ITS through the Directorate of International Relations or ITS International Office (ITS IO) coordinated a meeting attended by the staff of International Affairs Office (KUI) from various domestic and foreign universities.

ASEA-UNINET itself has been formed since 1994 by universities from Austria, Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam in the Austrian – South East Asian University Network. Until now, more than 80 universities from 18 countries have joined the network.

ITS International Relations Director, Dr. Maria Anityasari ST MengSc, when giving a presentation to ASEA UNINET Joint Staff Mobility participants

The Director of ITS International Relations, Dr. Maria Anityasari ST MEngSc, admitted that this was a good opportunity for ITS to establish international relations with other universities related to mobility. “The reason is that only on the research aspect that has been successfully carried out until now,” she said.

Maria continued, the relations in terms of research in most of the participants only came from lecturers and doctoral program students. Thus, ITS who in cooperation with Airlangga University (Unair) and Udayana University (Unud) in organizing these activities hope to form a student exchange program for undergraduate students.

She also told, actually these activities had been planned by ITS since two years ago. “But it can only be done now,” he did. Later, said Maria, all participants from the four countries (Austria, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam) will discuss and provide material to formulate a program. These activities will be carried out at ITS Campus, Unair, and Unud.

ITS Vice Rector IV, Bambang Pramujati ST MScEng PhD

Meanwhile, ITS Vice-Rector IV of Innovation, Cooperation, Alumni, and International Relations, Bambang Pramujati ST. MScEng Ph.D. explained, in the current global era, the role of the international office is indeed very important. “So, it is hoped that the activities involving several universities can realize greater cooperation and our position will also be better later,” said the Mechanical Engineering Department lecturer hoping. (sof/gayatri/ITS Public Relation)

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