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Czech Republic Expands International Collaboration and Innovation Technology with ITS

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(dari kiri) Konsul Kehormatan Republik Ceko di Surabaya Dr HC Hermawan Kartajaya, Duta Besar Ceko HE Jaroslav Dolecek, Rektor ITS Prof Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng saat melakukan diskusi kerja sama internasional dan teknologi inovasi di Gedung Rektorat ITS

(from left) The Honorary Consul of the Czech Republic in Surabaya, Dr. HC Hermawan Kartajaya, The Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Indonesia, HE. Jaroslav Dolecek, ITS Rector, Prof. Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng, while having a discussion about international collaboration and innovation technology at ITS Rectorate Building

ITS Campus news – Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS) as one of the best State Universities (PTN) in Indonesia continues to spread opportunities for international cooperation and technological innovation with various parties. This time, through a special visit from the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Indonesia, Jaroslav Dolecek, ITS expanded their collaboration for higher education on Friday (18/11).

The second visit which was conducted at Senate Meeting Room, ITS Rectorate Building, was intended to further strengthen their relations by increasing the collaboration that has existed since 2013. Dolecek and the entourage of the Czech Embassy were also warmly welcomed by ITS Rector, Prof. Dr Ir Mochamad Ashari MEng IPU AEng, and his delegations.

The Rector, who is familiarly called Ashari, explained that ITS had a lot collaboration with the Czech Embassy and educational institutions in Czech. “This time, there is an increased collaboration between the Czech Embassy and ITS, one of them is the internationalization and technology innovation program for Czech and ITS students,” he explained.

Previously, the two parties also underwent a series of student exchange and scholarship collaborations which were considered to have an impact on improving the quality of human resources (HR) to the performance of technological innovation in each country. One of them is the the Indonesian International Student Mobility Awards – Freedom to Learn Independent Campus (IISMA-MBKM) program.

Usai penandatanganan plakat kunjungan kerja spesial oleh Kedubes Republik Ceko dan ITS yang didampingi oleh masing-masing jajaran instansi

The moment after signing of the special visit plaque by the Czech Republic Embassy and ITS who were witnessed by each delegation

Besides, ITS has also collaborated with many universities in Czech. ITS has three Memorandums of Understanding (MoU) with three Czech universities. There are several plans for ITS student exchange
in Czech. “Several universities include the Technical University of Ostrava, Brno University of Technology, and the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU),” he said.

As the Czech government representative, Dolecek expressed his interest in ITS’s performance in the realm of technological development due to diplomatic relations and scholarship offers to Czech students. According to him, after this collaboration was carried out, the level of knowledge of the academic community regarding technological developments and innovation in related educational institutions continued to increase.

Seeing this opportunity, the Czech Embassy also knew that ITS had collaborated with Cervenka Consulting since 2019. Cervenka Consulting is a Czech company that provides consulting and software development services. In 2020, Dr. Eng Radomir Pukl CSc from Cervenka Consulting was a speaker at International Conference on Civil Engineering (ICCER) 2020.

Sambutan sekaligus pemaparan tentang kerja sama ITS dan Pemerintah Republik Ceko yang disampaikan oleh Dubes Republik Ceko HE Jaroslav Dolecek (kiri)

Remarks as well as a presentation on the collaboration between ITS and the Czech Republic Goverment delivered by the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Indonesia, HE. Jaroslav Dolecek (left)

With the various collaborations that have been carried out in the fields of education, technology, and innovation, Czechs have established themselves to continue to develop and contribute actively with ITS in related fields. ITS is also known for continuously trying to excel in learning about communities and global issues in depth that will work together to solve problems in society.

From this visit, Dolecek also continues to hope that there will be a Guest Lecture Series on Sustainable Development Goals (GLS on SDGs) which will invite more lecturers, experts and academics from around the world as speakers , and ASEA UNINET (ASEAN European Academic University Network) which bridges collaboration between universities in Southeast Asia and Europe.

By signing the plaque for this special visit, the two parties admit that they are very optimistic and enthusiastic about these programs. In the future, throughout these programs that have been explained in detail by each party, it is expected that it will become a forum for students of Indonesia and Czech Republic as well as other foreign countries. (ITS PR)

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