The delegation of Tver State Medical Academy consisting of the Rector Prof. M. N. Kalinkin and the Vice-Rector for Information Technologies, Licensing and Accreditation Mr. N. I. Dusko visited the University of Saarland (Germany) on May 14-19, 2012.
During the visit the Rector of Tver State Medical Academy Prof. M. N. Kalinkin and the President of the University of Saarland Prof. B. Linneveber signed a cooperation agreement that will provide new significant opportunities for educational, scientific and cultural collaboration of Tver State Medical Academy and University of Saarland. The new agreement is based on the previous agreement between the academy and the university signed in March 1995.
Addressing the academic staff of the University of Saarland at his presentation, Prof. M.N. Kalinkin conducted evaluation of the results of the long-term inter-institutional cooperation and offered his vision on directions for further joint activities. The delegation of Tver State Medical Academy also visited the university clinics and institutes of neurology, ophthalmology, pediatrics, genetics, dentistry, experimental medicine, and the Medical Assembly of Saarland.
During the visit the Russian and German counterparts agreed to launch a new project – annual joint Summer Schools for Russian and German students at the University of Saarland and Tver State Medical Academy.