Today TSU Rector Eduard Galazhinsky and Taniel Danielian professor at LILLE 1 University signed an agreement of dual degree master's program. TSU Faculty of Geology and Geography students got the opportunity to study in France and getting a master's degree in the direction " Earth Science: Geology, the Environment, and the Universe!" LILLE 1 University - Science and Technology students in their turn, gain the opportunity to learn in TSU. On the graduation, they will certify a TSU Russian Federation state diploma with the master's degree in the direction "Geology" with the supplement.
- We are very pleased that two years of our work with French colleagues turn into international format - said during the meeting the University rector Eduard Galazhinsky. - Today, when the university decides to increase the international competitiveness, the partnership with the world's leading universities and scientific schools is a priority for us. We are pleased to support this program and we hope that our students will adequate represent TSU in France
Joint educational program “Earth Science” candidates must have a bachelor or specialist degree in one of the natural sciences areas, have the B2-C1 level of English language and have a good knowledge in the field of geology, paleontology and stratigraphy.
For the Russian state document receiving students defend a master's degree in TSU (TSU students in Russian, students of Lille 1 in English), which will be written and completed according to the requirements for graduation work adopted in TSU.
To obtain a master's degree in Lille 1 students send a graduate work in English, written and completed in accordance with the requirements adopted in Lille 1 to the examination committee and if they are located in Russia, they will protect it by the video conference, if they are in France they will do it personally, in both cases, the protection provides in English.
The signing of joint master's program agreement took place in the framework of the cooperation agreement, which TSU and Lille 1 signed in July 2013.