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ERASMUS+ UNITED

ERASMUS+ UNITED

2021-08-31 139

UNITED : Engineering Knowledge Transfer Units to Increase Students' Employability and Regional Development

Mission:

UNITED addresses the current lack of skilled labor in the area of automotive engineering with a view to increasing the positive impact of the automotive industry on regional development and internationalization.


Capacity building by means of expert training at the partner HEIs in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand for academic staff, students and companies interested in automotive engineering.

The setting up and operation of Engineering Knowledge Transfer Units (EKTUs) at the partner HEIs in Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand to increase awareness of and expertise in mechanical and automotive engineering (AE) by offering workshops to the target groups.

Fostering university-business cooperation via the EKTUs, focusing on current trends in automotive engineering and building up the UNITED network for international exchange on the topic of AE. This will lead to increased knowledge on AE, higher standards in teaching and higher employability of graduates in the partner countries.

Academic staff, students and companies will acquire upgraded knowledge on automotive and mechanical engineering to reach the following aims:

- to spread the knowledge of automotive and mechanical engineering during vocational training provided by the EKTUs
- to increase the number of research projects in the area of automotive and mechanical engineering with companies
- to increase university-business cooperation and the employability of students due to upgraded knowledge on automotive and mechanical engineering
- to create a nationwide and international network with target groups from the automotive industry to increase the economic impact on the regional development in this industry

For more information please visit the link below :  https://united-erasmus.usu.ac.id

 

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