Ostpartnerschaften (Partnerships with the East)

    With its 10 partner universities throughout Middle and Eastern Europe and an annual budget of 100,000 EUR, OVGU is one of the main project partners in the DAAD programme "Ostpartnerschaften" (Partnerships with the East).


    The Ostpartnerschaften programme aims to encourage partnerships between German institutions of higher education and its counterparts in Middle, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe and also the GUS countries.

    Through these partnerships, the DAAD pursues the following goals:

    • strengthening of existing partnerships and initiation of new, stable twinnings with insitutions of higher education in the target region
    • encouraging cooperation in research and teaching in a variety of subject areas
    • boosting the exchange of scientiest, graduates and students under the framework of partnership agreements
    • fostering a sustainable structural improvement of teaching and research conditions in the partner countries
    • enhancing the internationalisation of German and foreign institutions of higher education

    Forms and Call for Application

    The Following Universities Are Partners of OVGU

    Georgia Tbilisi State University
    Moldova Nicolae Testemițanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Chișinău
    Russian Federation
    Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism
      Linguistics University of Nizhny Novgorod
      St Petersburg University
      Kazan Federal University
    Czech Republic
    Masaryk University Brno
    Ukraine National Technical University "Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute"
      National Technical University of Ukraine "Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute"
    Hungary Budapest University of Technology and Economics
      University of Miskolc

    Last Modification: 06.07.2023 - Contact Person: Anne-Katrin Güldenpfennig, geb. Behnert