International Сooperation

Samara University actively cooperates with educational and research institutions of different countries (Brazil, China, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, the U.K., Hungary, India, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, the U.S., Moldova, CIS countries, and others)

At present, the University has signed agreements with 48 universities. Main areas of cooperation:

  • Academic mobility programs
  • Double Diploma programs
  • Joint participation in research conferences
  • Joint research authoring and publishing
  • Joint research projects
  • Participation of invited professors in teaching assignments at Samara University

Samara University has created joint labs with the following universities:

  • Stuttgart University, Germany
  • University of Houston, USA
  • Purdue University, USA
  • Technical University Freiburg Mining Academy, Germany
  • Northwestern Polytechnical University, China

  • Ljubljana University, Slovenia

  • Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland

Double diploma Master’s and Doctoral programs are being carried out between Samara University and the following institutions:

  • Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Vigo University, Spain
  • Harbin Polytechnical University, China
  • Clausthal Technical University, Germany
  • University of Stuttgart

Other partners of Samara University include:

  • Von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics, Belgium
  • Valencia Polytechnic University, Spain
  • Minas Gerais Federal University, Brazil
  • Technological University of Malaysia
  • Luleå University of Technology, Sweden
  • University of St. Andrews, U.K.
  • M.S. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, India
  • University of Science and Technology Beijing, China
  • Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute, USA
  • Valencia Polytechnic University, Spain
  • Glyndŵr University, U.K.
  • Vigo University, Spain
  • University of Würzburg, Germany
  • University of Stuttgart, Germany
  • Wrocław University of Technology, Poland
  • Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
  • Bath University, U.K.
  • Ruđer Bošković Institute, Croatia
  • Clausthal Technical University, Germany
  • Lund University, Sweden
  • Riga Technical University, Latvia
  • Polytechnic Institute of Advanced Science, France
  • Gumilev Eurasian National University, Kazakhstan
  • Utemisov Western Kazakhstan State University
  • Institut supérieur de l’aéronautique et de l’espace, ISAE, France
  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan

In 2011, the University began cooperating with Institut supérieur de l’aéronautique et de l’espace, ISAE, France, carrying out a joint student project of cooperating with the CNES National Center of Space Research (France). Upon the invitation of SNES, the team of undergraduate and graduate students of Samara University annually takes part in C’Space events, launching scale models of Soyuz rocket.

Samara University is a member of the International Astronautical Federation and participates in QB50, a major international project designed to explore the atmosphere. In 2016, the program plans to launch a satellite built by Samara University students.

Every year, Samara University holds international summer schools with the participation of students and teachers from all over the world:

  • “Future Space Technologies and Space Experiments,” an International Summer Space School

  • Management of High Technologies

  • Summer School of Engine Building (in cooperation with the University of Stuttgart)

  • “Combined topological and SSP methods in forecasting new materials-2”

  • “Methods of physical and quantum chemistry in applications”

  • “Combined topological and DFT methods in forecasting new materials”

  • “Study of materials and high-energy processing”

Samara University carries out scientific research and experiments for various enterprises, such as Bosch, Schneider Electric, Haldor Topsoe A/S, Alcoa, Beijing Grand Pacific Brightness General Electric Tech Co., Ltd. China, Lars Тhrane A/S and others.

The University also cooperates actively with various recruiting agencies. Every year, Samara University organizes promotional tours across Latin America (in cooperation with ALAR) and CIS countries to attract new students.