president Inoue (left) and rector Sabine Seidler sign agreement
president Inoue (left) and rector Sabine Seidler sign agreement
OIT and TU Vienna s academic staff
OIT and TU Vienna s academic staff

OIT made an agreement regarding the development of research cooperation and educational exchange with the Vienna University of Technology (TU Vienna) on May 23. This is the first time for OIT to partner with an Austrian university. This agreement’s aim is to promote interaction and cooperation among professors and researchers and encourage the exchange of visiting professors. In addition this partnership’s goal is to foster common projects which can be performed by graduate students within mutual exchange programs.

The signing ceremony was held at TU Vienna in Vienna, Austria. The rector Sabine Seidler, and two vice rectors from TU Vienna, together with OIT president Inoue and Dr. Kurita, also from OIT attended.

TU Vienna is a national university founded in 1815, that has about 27,000 students and 4,500 academic staff. TU Vienna has eight faculties: Architecture and Planning, Civil Engineering, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, Mathematics and Geoinformation, Physics, Technical Chemistry, Informatics.