The joint European project of the TEMPUS program "New Model of the Third Cycle in Engineering Education Due to Bologna Procession in BY, RU, UA" (NETCENG)

1. NETCENG project is the future of graduate school:

The international NETCENG project is aimed at improving the system of postgraduate education in the field of engineering in parts: reforming postgraduate curricula; optimization of the work of graduate students and increasing the effectiveness of leadership in scientific research of graduate students, increasing international academic mobility in scientific activities.

2. Objectives and tasks of the project:

The overall objective of the project is to ensure that target universities introduce pilot postgraduate programs in the field of engineering in accordance with the Bologna process and also the 10 basic principles of the forums in Salzburg and Bucharest.

Specific objectives of the project include:

  • development, implementation and accreditation of core and additional curricula, including the use of ECTS, to create new structured postgraduate programs in the engineering sciences in accordance with labor market requirements;
  • development of innovative conditions for teaching/ learning, postgraduate programs;
  • обеспечение сближения вузов-партнеров с рынком труда.ensuring the convergence of partner universities with the labor market.

3. The consortium membership:

Vilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityVilniusLithuania
Technische Universität BerlinBerlinGermany
Brunel University LondonUxbridge, West LondonUnited Kingdom
Engineering, Consulting and Administrative Office Berlin Germany
Belarusian National Technical UniversityMinskBelarus
Belarusian State UniversityMinskBelarus
Polotsk State UniversityNovopolotskBelarus
Kazan National Research Technical University named after A. N. TupolevKazanRussia
Omsk State Technical University OmskRussia
Ryazan State Radio Engineering University Ryazan'Russia
Far Eastern State Technical UniversityVladivostokRussia
Cherkasy State Technological UniversityCherkasyUkraine
National Aviation UniversityKyivUkraine
National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"KyivUkraine
Joint Stock Company "Design Bureau Camerton" MinskBelarus
Samara State Aerospace Center SamaraRussia
Yuzhnoye State Design OfficeDniproUkraine
Technical Universities AssociationMoscowRussia
Ministry of Education of the Republic of BelarusMinskBelarus
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian FederationMoscowRussia
Ministry of Education, Sports and Youth of Ukraine KyivUkraine
Ural State UniversityYekaterinburgRussia

4. Project duration:

December 15, 2013 - December 15, 2016 (3 years of implementation).

5. Planned results:

Main planned results and products:

  • 8 new core and 3 additional postgraduate programs implemented in partner universities;
  • an innovative teaching / learning environment, using a collaborative web platform;
  • creating working classrooms, postgraduate laboratories;
  • conducting scientific summer schools, master-classes and experiments;
  • creating and running a DLM office to support graduate students in their job placement.

The project is funded with the support of the European Commission.


Here you can see the presentation NETCENG project overview by Sterenharz.