04 May 2017

Telkom University Expands Research Network to Germany and Netherlands

Bandung, Friday (4/5/2017). After inaugurate a Professor in Mathematics, Telkom University through science-based faculty continues to develop research and global partnerships. Recently, School of Industrial Engineering (FRI) visited the German state at the end of April (April 20 – April 28) 2017, a visit intended to interlace the cooperation on University and Industry field.

Telkom University establish academic cooperation with Hochschule Ruhr West Institute to join research, lecturer and student exchange, as well as fab lab development. Furthermore, the University of the world’s certification in the field of communications technology is joining the German trans-national scale industry DB Schenker, bilateral corporations in the field of logistics and transportation systems (Third Party Logistics).

Dean of FRI Dida Damayanti explains, Telkom University development reference in recent years is indeed more on international segmentation. “Internationalization is still our focus, after the implementation of cooperation with several countries, education and industry in Germany including the main target of cooperation, because in addition to its superior quality education costs are also relatively low. In addition, FRI’s research studies in industrial systems are very closely linked to the development of the Industry 4.0 system that was born in Germany, because it is very important to initiate cooperation with education and industry in Germany. Cooperation with DB Schenker is also an effort to get support in the establishment of Prodi Logistics Engineering at Telkom University, “he said.

In addition to DB Schenker, Telkom University initiated academic cooperation with other German universities and industries, both direct visits and visits at the Hannover Messe arena, among them Hochschule Ruhr West Institute, Umwelt-Campus Birkenfeld (these two colleges are already deal With the submission of the MOU), Wageningen University and Research Netherlands, University of Stuttgart, KUKA Robot, SAP, and end the visit with Alumni gatherings scattered throughout Germany.

Separately, Telkom University Rector Professor Mochamad Ashari explained that the achievement of the last year has indeed shifted to the International orientation, it is said to be an effort towards an international-class university. “Indeed these works follow the rhythm that we aspire to, we strengthen the national network, in various fields of development, but we are also more strong for the International” he said.

Ashari expect that Telkom University can meet Indonesian expectation, to cultivate high-quality education, and to understand the needs of the times, “We have a moral responsibility to this nation, at least 27 thousand future generations study on this university, And we are constantly thinking about their quality “he concluded.