Professional education

Vocational training



East-West-Science Centre University Kassel
Mönchebergstr. 7 | D-34109 Kassel

Science centre „East-West» was established at the university of Kassel in 1992. Since 2003 the center consults all universities and higher schools in Hessen as well as elaborates initiatives for Hessen state with the purpose of consolidation of the international communication in the investigations, elaborations and technologies transfer with the regional focus on countries of Eastern Europe. Center is a forum for discussion between scientists of the East and the West, it assists to transfer new socially and environmentally acceptable technologies, develops the dialogue between science and social practice, aimed at the countries of Central and Eastern Europe, as well as provides consulting and information services.

In partnership with leading German companies, the Science Center "East-West" there were developed a number of the own courses of the professional skills upgrade with an emphasis on the development and application of new technologies, which are offered to experts from the CIS countries on policy, management, science research, teaching, to engineers and designers. Training takes place in Germany in German with consecutive translation into Russian.

The courses program is a practical course and includes expert seminars (3 days) and industry tour (1 day). Training can be completed by the advanced courses and workshops for corporate organizations and municipalities. Scientists from Russia and Ukraine can apply for a scholarship. Scholarship could be given according to competitive tendering. After the course participants receive certificates.

The training program covers the following areas of knowledge:

  • Development and application of new technologies
  • Strategies of the development of projects financing
  • International marketing of innovative products
  • Start-up of enterprises

Course topics:

  • Energy efficiency of production processes
  • Energy efficient construction and rehabilitation of buildings
  • Municipal energy efficiency and decentralized energy supply
  • Public utilities programs on energy efficiency and climate protection
  • Waste management
  • Wind power
  • Bioenergy
  • Biotechnology
  • Nanotechnology

European-Russian Center “EuroRuss”e.V. is interested in cooperation with the European educational institutions for the purpose of creating joint programs to improve the skills of Russian specialists in the field of environment, natural resources, energy and resource efficiency.

You can make a request for implementation of other events.
For more information, please, visit:
or contact the development department of
the European-Russian Centre “EuroRuss” e.V. in Russia:
Тел: +7 (499) 704-34-39, +7 (812) 640-29-03, +7 (911) 101-10-05,
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