Cooperating with leading-edge academic institutions worldwide

With academic partnerships Montanuniversität Leoben ensures exchange programs with a variety of highly appreciated partner universities.

The Department Petroleum Engineering DPE leverages these co-operations for student or lecturer exchange programs as well as for joint research. A solid relationship is the base to create more and better opportunities for students of excellence who are eager to study, research, work and share their knowledge in different countries. Strengthen their academic skills and broaden their way of thinking, analyzing and facing any technical challenge are the main interests of DPE.

Academic Partners

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Clausthal University of Technology

Germany, Clausthal

About

Located in Northern Germany with a total of 3 faculties, 36 institutes and about 4,600 students, Clausthal University of Technology (CUT) is an internationally recognized institution for its innovative developments and areas of teaching and researching, that are deeply rooted in the exploitation, refining, storage, distribution, use and reuse of the resources of the Earth.

Clausthal University of Technology

Clausthal Centre of Material Technology

Christian Kreutzmann

Our Partnership

Wolfhard Wegscheider and Astrid Abel, International Center Clausthal Deputy Director, carried out the first contract between both universities in order to develop new semester-abroad opportunities for engineering students from MUL.

Student Exchange

The agreement allows 2 exchange students per semester who fulfill the Erasmus requirements.

www.tu-clausthal.de

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Delft University of Technology

The Netherlands, Delft

About

Established in 1842 by King William II of the Netherlands, Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is the largest and oldest Dutch public technological university. It is specially focused on the fields of health, energy, environment and infrastructure. With more than 30 master’s programs taught in English, TU Delft is widely known for its large multicultural student environment which broads the scope of every area of study.

Delft University of Technology

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences

Jan Sluijter

Our Partnership

The last and currently valid contract was signed in 2014 by B.M. Geerken from TU Delft. This agreement is focused on MUL students who are interested in an academic program at Delft included in the departments of: Building and Civil Engineering, Earth Sciences and Environmental Sciences.

Student Exchange

Every semester, just one student will succeed in getting the place to take part in the exchange program and only MSc students can apply. Each candidate has to fulfill the Erasmus and individual requirements according to the selected program.

www.tudelft.nl

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Colorado School of Mines

USA, Colorado

About

Founded in 1874, Colorado School of Mines is a public research university devoted to engineering and applied science. It has distinguished itself by developing a research program geared towards responsible stewardship of the Earth and its resources. Mines are among the very few institutions with broad expertise in resource exploration, extraction, production and utilization.

Colorado School of Mines

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Colorado School of Mines

Our Partnership

The cooperation, signed by Brigitte Weinhardt (former vice-rector), between MUL and CSM, started in the 1990s, with the intention to give the possibility to qualified students to have international exchange programs and research experience during their studies. Despite the fact that PE students are the most mobile entity, the agreement for exchangeable students includes other programs like mining engineering.

Student Exchange

The agreement between MUL and CSM is based on one-to-one exchange relation. Since 2006, more than 100 students have been involved in the program. Only qualified and highly motivated students can be successful applicants for this semester abroad possibility offer. CSM taken lectures must be recognized by MUL and vice-versa.

www.mines.edu

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Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas

Russia, Moscow

About

Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas (National Research University) was established in 1930 and is one of the leading industry-oriented universities in Russia and in the world. Students education includes 16 Bachelor programs, 13 Master programs and 3 profiles, 16 PhD programs with 45 scientific profiles. Gubkin University has 10 faculties, one department of part-time education and extramural training, one department of Academic and highest qualification and a campus for 4.054 students.

The University has two filial branches in Tashkent (Uzbekistan) and in Orenburg (Russia). The total number of students including the filial branches is more than 11,000, including 1,600 foreign students from 60 countries of the world. The Rector of Gubkin University is Prof. Dr. Victor Martynov, PhD.

Our Partnership

The academic and research collaboration agreement was signed in 2013 between Gubkin University and Montanuniversität Leoben in the following areas: development of collaborative research projects, organization of joint academic activities, exchange of research and teaching staff.

In October 2016 in the framework of the meeting with representatives of Gazprom, OMV, Montanuniversität Leoben and Gubkin University, the quadripartite Agreement of Scientific and Technical Cooperation was signed intending scientific and research collaboration as well as educational cooperation by creating a joint study program in the form of a “Double Degree Program” on the Master’s level in the domain of petroleum engineering.

Student Exchange

Academic and research collaboration agreement signed in 2013 provides students exchange possibilities. The implementation of joint Double Degree Program will allow the students to graduate at the University partner and raise their demand in the labor market among oil and gas companies and primarily among participants of quadripartite agreement on scientific-technical cooperation and partnership.

en.gubkin.ru

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Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Norway, Trondheim

About

As a merge of prior institutions, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) was established in Trondheim in 1996, being the largest and one of the most important universities in Norway. It is split in 3 university campus -Trondheim, Gjøvik and Ålesund- and specialized in technology and natural sciences. By offering about 60 international master’s programs, NTNU is highly sought by students eager to join an international academic exchange.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

NTNU Main Administration Building, Gløshaugen Campus

Mentz Indergaard, NTNU Info

Our Partnership

The close and successful academic relationship between MUL and NTNU started in 1996. In February 2015, the current contract was celebrated and signed by Peter Moser, MUL vice-rector, and Wolfang Laschet, Adviser and EU programme coordinator, respectively from MUL and NTNU. In which is established that the entire Engineering department is open to the agreement.

Student Exchange

As a part of the covenant, only graduated students can apply to the exchange program. Each semester, 7 students who fulfill the Erasmus requirements and English B2 level can be granted this endorsement. Currently, 2 students are already enrolled for the winter semester 2017.

www.ntnu.edu

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São Paulo State University

Brazil, São Paulo

About

São Paulo State University (Portuguese: Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho", UNESP) is one of the six public universities of the Brazilian state of São Paulo. It is part of the state’s higher education system. UNESP has a combined student body of almost 50,000, spread among its 24 campuses. Main research areas of the School of Engineering - Guaratinguetá UNESP - cover experimental combustion, CO2 capture and sequestration, well monitoring analysis, process optimization.

São Paulo State University

Câmpus de Jaboticabal

Leonardo Fioresi de Oliveira

Our Partnership

The contact started around 2008, when Andreas Nascimento became the first student who had the chance to study at MUL. First official agreement was signed in 2011, with the guidance of Prof. Hofstätter.

Student Exchange

Since 2011, two technical visits have been done by MUL professors in Brazil, and one by a professor from UNESP to Brazil.

www.unesp.br

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Ufa State Petroleum Technological University

Russia, Ufa

About

Founded in 1948, bearing the status of state-financed educational institution of higher professional education, Ufa State Petroleum Technological University (USPTU) ranks among the leading technical universities of the Russian Federation. The university has branches in three Bashkortostan cities: Salavat, Sterlitamak and Oktyabrsky, that offer graduate and professional degree program.

Ufa State Petroleum Technological University

USPTU Main Building

Igor Ilintsev

Our Partnership

Prof. Dr. Herbert Hofstätter, Head of Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery, initiated the partnership with Ufa State Petroleum Technological University in 2009 with the main intention to strengthen international research and study relations between MUL and Ufa.

Student Exchange

Since the initiation of the cooperation in 2009, more than 40 students have been involved in this study abroad possibility. Some of the incoming students continued their education at MUL in a later stage on MSc or PhD levels.

www.rusoil.net

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University of New South Wales

Australia, Sydney

About

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) is one of Australia's leading research and teaching universities. It was founded in 1949 and currently has a proud tradition of sustained innovation, focusing on areas critical to the future. By developing new ideas and promoting lasting knowledge, UNSW has created an academic environment where outstanding students and scholars can be inspired to excel in their programs of study and research.

 University of New South Wales

UNSW Campus

Nikki To

Our Partnership

The current contract just allows 2 exchange students per semester. Nevertheless, in November 2016 a new contract will be signed in which the number of students will increase to 5 per semester. Since 2000, 30 incoming and 24 outgoing students have been benefiting from this partnership, achieving great results in a bilateral way.

Student Exchange

This opportunity is available for every student matriculated in an engineering program at MUL who complies with 3rd country mobility and individual requirements according to the program of their selection.

www.unsw.edu.au