Grant for the three-year educational project Sustainable Transport from the ERASMUS+ programme for departments at ŠKODA AUTO University
The Department of Production, Logistics and Quality Management and the Department of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering at ŠKODA AUTO University have been awarded a grant for the three-year international educational project SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION from the Erasmus+ programme. The aim of the project, during which ŠKODA AUTO University will cooperate as a partner with foreign technical universities, is development of three innovative subjects in the Bachelor’s degree programme in the field of Sustainable Transport.
The coordinator of the entire educational project is Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences from Finland. Other partners are Thomas More University of Applied Sciences, Mechelen from Belgium, other partners are the and the German university Ostbayerische Technische Hochschule, Regensburg.
Launch of the project will take place from 29 November until 1 December 2021 at the Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences. The main objective of this meeting will be to prepare the first project week. This will already be taking place at the end of February and beginning of March 2022 with the participation of 2 academics and 6 students from each university. The host university will be the one in Seinajoki, which will organise all of the project activities during the first year of the project. In the following years, organisation and preparation of the project weeks will be taken over by ŠKODA AUTO University, OTH in Regensburg and Thomas More in Mechelen.
The international educational project will produce a total of three five-credit educational modules - Sustainable vehicle design and supply chain management, Sustainable use, energy sources and intelligent driving and Sustainable aftersales: maintenance, repair and circular economy - which will then be implemented and taught on-line at all of the partner universities.