Strategic partnership with the Kuban State University in Krasnodar

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The Kuban State University (KubSU) and HTW Berlin have maintained an increasingly close academic partnership since the year 2000. The similarly broad profile of the two universities and their common research areas in numerous disciplines contribute to a diverse and constructive form of collaboration. In addition to the usual aspects of a university partnership, close links exist with education institutions, social organisations, companies and political representatives.

Cooperation activities

  • Joint dual Bachelor’s study programme in International Business
  • Joint TORFL test centre
  • Student exchange within the framework of the DAAD programmes “Eastern Partnership” and “Go East”
  • Exchange programme for teaching staff and employees
  • Annual conference with a broad range of topics since 2002
  • Joint research activities and publications
  • Regular jointly organised lectures, seminars and conferences

Partners from politics and society

  • Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Moscow
  • Embassy of the Russian Federation in the Federal Republic of Germany
  • The Trade Representation of the Russian Federation in Germany
  • German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
  • Russisches Haus für Wissenschaft und Kultur Berlin (Russian Centre for Science and Culture in Berlin)
  • Stiftung West-Östliche Begegnungen (Foundation for East-West Relations)
  • Lichtenberger Netzwerk für bilinguale deutsch-russische Bildung und Kultur (Lichtenberg Network for Bilingual German-Russian Education and Culture)

Business and industry partners

  • OOO CLAAS, Krasnodar
  • OOO Knauf Marketing Krasnodar
  • ZAO Alexandrija, clothing company
  • 3AO Yushno-russkaja energeticheskaya kompanija, heat and energy supplier
  • OOO Cargill Yug Krasnodar
  • Berlin-Chemie AG Menarini Group
  • BSR
  • GAZPROM Germania GmbH
  • Schneider-Electric GmbH
  • BSH – Bosch Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH
  • Institute for Machine Tools and Factory Operation, IWF

Honorary memberships and honorary titles

  • Appointment of Prof. Dr. Vladimir Babeshko, member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, as honorary senator and honorary member of FHTW Berlin (2006)
  • Appointment of Prof. Dr. Jürgen Keßler as an honorary professor of the Kuban State University (2008)
  • Appointment of Prof. Dr. Mikhail Astapov, Rector of the Kuban State University, as an honorary member of the University Council of HTW Berlin (2012)