USP and the University of Tübingen strengthen their partnership for dual degree programs
original from the USP Journal here.
The cooperation agreement aims to promote the exchange of doctoral students and the attainment of dual degrees.
The rector of USP, Carlos Gilberto Carlotti Junior, and the rector of the University of Tübingen, Karla Pollmann, signed a cooperation agreement on September 4th with the aim of promoting the exchange of doctoral students and the attainment of dual degrees.
According to the USP rector, the agreement further strengthens the partnership between the universities. He stated that USP’s goal is to expand cooperation with strategically important institutions to promote cutting-edge research. Regarding the future of the partnership, Carlotti added, “Our perspective is to extend these actions to double-degree programs at the undergraduate level.”
The rector of the University of Tübingen emphasized that the agreement opens new prospects for the institution in terms of international research cooperation. She said, “For many years, Tübingen has maintained intensive contacts with Brazil and is very interested in expanding cooperation in various research fields.”
During the ceremony, the academic agreement between the universities was also renewed, providing the foundation for extensive academic cooperation between the institutions.
Carlotti and Karla signed the documents in the presence of the Vice-Provost for Research and Innovation and the director of the Brazilian and Latin American Center at the University of Tübingen, Peter Grathwohl; the deputy consul of the Consulate General of Brazil in Munich, Paulo Camargo Carneiro; and the president of the USP Agency for National and International Academic Cooperation (Aucani), Sérgio Proença.
Currently, USP maintains 70 active agreements with German institutions across all fields of knowledge. With the University of Tübingen, in particular, 15 agreements have been concluded in the fields of medicine, administration, agriculture, and economics.
(Information from the Brazilian and Latin American Center at the University of Tübingen)