From 19 to 23 July 2021, a delegation of the Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent, headed by the rector, paid an official visit to Politecnico Di Torino (Italy). The delegation was met by the rector of the Politecnico di Torino, Professor Guido Saracco.
During the visit, the parties discussed issues of further cooperation and long-term plans for the future. An agreement was signed between TTPU and POLITO on academic cooperation for 2021-2026.
It was agreed to start a professional Bachelor’s degree program in “Industrial manufacturing technologies” in the 2022/2023 academic year. After three years of education, professional skills are acquired that can be used immediately in the workplace. The degree program, designed for up to 50 students, adopts learning by doing and learning by thinking methodologies. Laboratory activities and project activities, including three internship periods carried out in the company, cover a large part of the degree program.
Also, during the visit, a meeting was organized with the director of the primary and secondary school “Convitto Nazionale Umberto” Mrs. Guglielmini. The issue of establishing an Italian school in Uzbekistan was discussed at the meeting. She expressed great interest in cooperation with TTPU on academic support for the opening of an Italian elementary school in Tashkent.
At the end of the visit to Polito, Rector Jamshid Inoyatkhodjaev held an informal meeting with Uzbek students studying in Turin in order to inform them about career opportunities at TTPU.