From 16 to 23 October 2016, official delegation of Pyatigorsk State Linguistic University represented by D.V. Yurchenko, Director of the Institute of Linguistics, Communicational Management and Informational Technologies, and N.M. Kashirina, Coordinator of Internationalization and International Cooperation visited Germany on invitation of the Community for the Development of International Ties of North Rhine Westfalia.
During the visit, they delivered two lections about the history and culture of the North Caucasus, and PSU as contemporary developing university and center of languages and cultures, which offers a wide spectrum of qualitative educational services. Lections took place in Dortmund and Schwerte, which is a sister-town to Pyatigorsk.
Apart from this, there were official meetings with Manfred Sauer, burgomaster of Dortmund, and academic society of North Rhine Westfalia land. During the meetings with the administration of German universities our delegation presented a plan for PSU cooperation with Technical University of Dortmund, Dortmund University of Applied Sciences, and Bochum University. Both sides were interested in cooperation. The visit resulted in the agreements on academic cooperation with above mentioned universities in business computer studies, intellectual systems in humanitarian field, Germanic studies, and intercultural communication.