New international collaboration with Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Metropolitan College initialized a new international partnership with Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) in Russia in May 2016. The twinning of the two educational institutions was initiated through the establishment of 2016 as “Year of Cultural Partnership” between Greece and Russia, aiming to strengthen cultural and educational relations between the two countries.
The cooperation between the two institutions covers all educational issues related to the exchange and sharing of knowledge between students and academic staff. More specifically, the two institutions, agreed to explore internal and external opportunities for collaboration in education, training, research and exchange of students and staff, as part of their international activities.
The launch of the new cooperation was confirmed by the signing of a memorandum on May 26, 2016 in St. Petersburg, between Dimitry Arseniev, Vice Rector for International Relations of Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University and Mr. Dimitris Diamantis, Director of Metropolitan College.