The Office of International Relations was established in 1992 with the purpose of promotion and strengthening university relations with foreign higher educational institutions.
Main directions of the activities:
In addition, in the structure of the Office of International Relations exists Sector of development of international innovation projects, in the frame of which are being done the following activities:
Furthermore, Technological University of Tajikistan signed cooperation agreements with a number of HEIs of the world, particularly with Riga Technical University, Latvia, Latvian Agrarian University, The College of New Jersey, USA, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany, Nanjiing University, China, University of Textile and Clothing Technology, Germany, University of Nebraska, USA, Humboldt University, Germany, Moscow Industrial State University, Ivanovo Chemical-Technological State University, Ivanovo State Textile Academy, Kostroma State Technological University, Kostroma State Technological University, Kostroma State Agricultural Academy, Ivanovo State Agricultural Academy, Voronezh State Technological University, Orel State Polytechnic University and with Ukrainian higher educational institutions, Ternopol State Technical University named after Puluy, Kiev National University of Design and Technology, Kiev State University of Construction and Architecture.
In the frame of the established cooperation there has been carried an number of scientific-research works, were made students and teachers’ exchanges with the purpose of internships and participation in symposiums and conferences. Presently, 1280 Tajik students are studying on the budget basis in the higher educational institutions of Russian Federation.
Moreover, within the frame of bilateral signed agreement between Technological University of Tajikistan (TUT) and Ternopol State Technical University named after Puluy starting from September 2008 on the basis of TUT there opened Joint Tajik-Ukrainian Faculty, where are prepared specialists under two specialties “International Management” and “Automation and computer-integrated technology”. Education in this faculty consists of two phases: the first two years at Technological University of Tajikistan and the last two yearsat Ternopol State Technical University named after Puluy in Ukraine. In addition, the result of the bilateral cooperation of Technological University of Tajikistan and Ivanovo State Chemical and Technological University is the establishment of Joint Tajik-Russian Faculty in Kulob Branch of Technological University of Tajikistan.
Cooperation in the frame of the international grant projects that are being implemented at the Technological University of Tajikistan Erasmus Mundus Projects of the European Commission
CANEM II – « Central Asian Network of Economics and Management»
TEMPUS Projects of European Commission
DOQUP – «Documentation for Quality Assurance of the Study Programs» MAPREE – «Master programs on Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Buildings in Central Asia and Russia»
INNOCAST – «InnoLabs in Central Asia for a sustainable innovation catalyzation in the Knowledge Triangle» UNIWORK- «Strengthening Career Centers in Central Asia Higher Education Institutions to empower graduates in obtaining and creating quality employment»
PROMIS – «Professional network of Master’s degrees in Informatics as a Second Competence»
MFQSE –«Modernisation of higher education in the area of food quality and safety in Tajikistan»
FP7 Project (Seventh Framework Program) of European Commission)
eINTERASIA – «ICT Transfer Concept for Adaption, Dissemination and Local Exploitation of European Research Results in Central Asian Countries»
Cooperation with Germany
GIZ- «German Organization for International Cooperation»
GIZ Project «Professional education and training in Central Asia I»
LOGO.eV– Public Organization «Agricultural and Ecological Balance with Eastern Europe»
It must be noted that in the results of the close cooperation with HEIs abroad and active participation in the grant projects more than 200 teaching staff and 50 students have undergone trainings, professional development course and received internationally recognized certificates and diplomas. In addition, from the budget of the grant projects implemented and being implemented there have been purchased equipments and teaching materials that are being efficiently used in the education process at the university.