Name of the project: Modernization of mechatronics and robotics for bachelor's degree in Uzbekistan through innovative ideas and digital technology

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Acronym: MechaUz

Aim of the project: Development of the undergraduate program of Mechatronics and robotics based on national priorities and on the basis of the education-qualification-innovation cycle in higher education through innovative ideas and digital technologies.

Main project outcomes:

  • ECTS-accredited Bachelors Programme in Mechatronics at 5 universities from Uzbekistan;
  • 12 new Bachelors courses;
  • Courses for Mechatronics teachers & enginneers (i.e. train the trainers);
  • 6 new mechatronic labs;
  • 5800 students being tought with the new curricula and labs;
  • 31 academic staff trained;
  • Methodology for university-industry collaboration in Mechatronics;
  • Training Centre for teachers of special subjects and engineers to use the new laboratory equipment and Mechatronics Society for promoting research, development and engineering science in the field of Mechatronics at Andijan machine-building institute;
  • Web platform for online learning & collaboration.

Coordinator: International Hellenic University (Thessaloniki, Greece)

European Partners: 

  1. The South-East European Research Centre (Thessaloniki, Greece)
  2. Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (Vilnius, Lithuania)
  3. Liepāja University (Liepāja, Latvia)
  4. Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences (Valmiera, Latvia)
  5. Polytechnic Institute of Viana do Castelo (Viana do Castelo, Portugal)

Partners from Uzbekistan: 

  1. Andijan machine-building institute (Andijan, Uzbekistan)
  2. Turin Polytechnic University in Tashkent (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
  3. Fergana Polytechnic Institute (Fergana, Uzbekistan)
  4. Tashkent University of Information Technology (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
  5. Karshi Engineering-Economic Institute (Karshi, Uzbekistan)
  6. Tashkent State Technical University (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
  7. Ministry of Higher and Secondary Specialised Education System of Uzbekistan (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Associated Partners: 

  1. State Inspection on Supervision of Quality of Education Under the Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Uzbekistan (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)
  2. "UzAuto Motors PowerTrain" Joint Stock Company (Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Duration of the project: 15/11/2019 – 14/10/2023 48 Months

Project language: English

Action specific activities: Curriculum Development

Type of project: National Project

Budget: 798 695 euros

Project number:  609564-EPP-1-2019-1-EL-EPPKA2-CBHE-JP