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An exchange semester to remember at a NORDTEK university – why not?

© Teemu Leinonen. Exchange semester at a NORDTEK university enhances your capabilities and career outlook within engineering. State-of-the-art research combined with high quality teaching and advanced learning methods strongly support your career ambitions. Check the course offer of the 28 member universities and choose the most optimal one for you. It’s easy to find complementary courses to enhance… Read More »

NORDTEK has signed the Erasmus+ agreement for 2022-2025

All NORDTEK  members have signed a multilateral Erasmus+ agreement for 2022-2025. Erasmus+ is the larges programme for cooperation in the field of Education in Europe. The program is funded by European Union and has its own scholarships programme attached to it. The Erasmus+ agreement makes it possible for students, PhD’s  and staff to study at a NORDTEK university… Read More »

Developing new methodological approaches throug teacher exchange

Caiko Jelena from Riga Technical University used the NORDTEK teacher travel grants  for a period of 15 days. The aim of this academic mobility was sharing of expertise and knowledge as well as achievements in information and communication technologies, and security of cyber-physical systems in order to improve quality of teaching, abilities of students and new materials for… Read More »

Improving quality of teaching through Nordplus

Nadežd  Kunicina  used the NORDTEK, Norplus grant for teachers for a 15days exchange  to Kaunas Technical University. The aim of this academic mobility was sharing of expertise and knowledge as well as achievements in information and communication technologies, and security of cyber-physical systems in order to improve quality of teaching, abilities of students and improve content of lectures… Read More »

Exchange of knowledge in power electronics and electrical drives

Kaspars Kroics, researcher and lecturer at Riga Technical University, has completed a teacher exchange visit to Tampere University funded by Nordtek. The aim of this mobility was sharing of expertise and knowledge in power electronics and electrical drives as well as development of new theoretical course materials and improvement of practical and calculation exercises. Effective teaching of electric… Read More »

NEW REPORT – Towards Cirkular Economy: Skills and competences for STEM professionals

ANE, the Association of Nordic Engineers, has published a new report “Towards Cirkular Economy: Skills and competences for STEM professionals”   The group behind the report offer some recommendations directed towards Universities: Establish a universal Circular Economy Competency framework for all engineers & STEM professionals. Integrate the Circular Economy Competency framework in all degree programmes and as learning… Read More »

Sharing of knowledge in information technologies

Jelena Caiko, senior researcher at Riga Technical university, has just completed a research stay funded by Nordtek. The aim of this academic mobility was sharing of expertise and knowledge as well as achievements in information and communication technologies, and security of cyber-physical systems to improve quality of teaching, abilities of students and new materials for laboratory works in… Read More »

Øystein Lund Bø is the new President for NORDTEK

Øystein Lund Bø succeed Johan Tysk as NORDTEK President Øystein Lund Bø has an educational background with a PhD in physics from the University of Oslo and as an electronics-engineering bachelor’s degree from Stavanger University College. His professional career includes employments in research institutes and in the energy industry. His scientific work has been oriented on the development… Read More »

NORDTEK Engineering Education Seminar

NORDTEK and Vilnius Tech has arranged a virtual NORDTEK Engineering Education Seminar, 4 June 2021, revisit us at: https://youtu.be/V3UYk5FlDhk    VISION of the NORDTEK Engineering Education (NEE) group NEE shall become a point of reference, which delivers facts on STEM education (with focus on engineering education) that contributes to the development for education that foster sustainable societal development in… Read More »