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International Cooperation

The main trends and forms of the Vologda State Technical University international cooperation are:

  • Personnel and professor training abroad
  • Involvement of foreign experts and professors in the university teaching activity
  • Joint research
  • Student exchange
  • Participation in international programs, conferences, competitions and exhibitions
  • Implementation of the Bologna declaration ideas
  • Introduction of international cooperation results in the economy and culture of Vologda region

VSTU works with the universities of Germany, France, Hungary, as well as with companies, funds and offices of various foreign organizations in Russia. The strongest bonds are with the Ruhr university, universities of Bielefeld, Bochum, Darmstadt, Munster (Germany), with the National Engineering School of Saint Etienne (France).

University partners.


  • National engineering school of Saint-Etienne (L’ecol nationale d’ingenieurs de Saint-Etienne), France
  • Budapest University of Applied Sciences, Hungary
  • Specialized institute of Munster (Fachhochschule Münster), Germany
  • International Timber and Wood Institute ( Internationales Institut für Wald und Holz NRW an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster(Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster), Germany
  • Specialized Institute of Bielefeld ( Fachhochschule Bielefeld), Germany
  • Evangelical Specialized Institute of Darmstadt (Evangelische Fachhochschule Darmstadt), Germany
  • Evangelical Specialized Institute of Bochum (Evangelische Fachhochschule Rheinland-Westfalen-Lippe), Germany
  • Seminar of Slavonic studies (Seminar für Slawistik/Lotman-Institut für russische und sowjetische Kultur), Bochum, Germany
  • Green Academy in Alena, Germany


  • WEINIG GRUPPE (Tauberbischofsheim, Germany)
  • Esterer WD GmbH & Co. KG (Reutlingen, Germany)
  • Koskissen Oy (Finland)

Funds and organizations:

  • Romualdo del Bianco Fund (Italy)
  • EURODIR (Europe)
  • Educational Services International (USA)

The university also cooperates with the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), Goethe Institute and the British Council.

International cooperation department
Tel/Fax: +7 (8172) 769-646

Head of the department
Svetlana M. Kibardina, PhD, Prof.
E-mail: kibardina@mh.vstu.edu.ru

Managers of the department
Diana V. Yelizbarashvili
E-mail: diana@mh.vstu.edu.ru

Yelena V. Rychkova
E-mail: rychkova@mh.vstu.edu.ru

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