Memorandum of Understanding signed with Georgia Tech

Prof. Prömel und Prof. Cabrera sitzen an einem Tisch vor einem Banner mit der Aufschrift "Georgia Institute of Technology". Auf dem Tisch liegen die aufgeschlagenen Vertragsdokumente, Hinter den beiden steht OB Marcus König.
Die beiden Präsidenten Prof. Hans Jürgen Prömel und Prof. Ángel Cabrera gemeinsam mit Oberbürgermeister Marcus König bei der Unterzeichnung der Absichtserklärung (Copyright: Stadt Nürnberg)

University of Technology Nuremberg (UTN) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech). The signing took place on the occasion of a visit of Founding President, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Hans Jürgen Prömel, to Nuremberg’s partner city Atlanta.

ATLANTA/NUREMBERG. Georgia Tech and UTN are seeking a cooperation. It was confirmed by the Presidents of both universities, Prof. Ángel Cabrera, Ph.D., and Prof. Hans Jürgen Prömel, by a Memorandum of Understanding. In this agreement, the participating institutions pledge to collaborate on the development of specific research initiatives, training programs and funding arrangements. Planned fields of collaboration are the exchange of teaching personnel and offering exchange semesters, the transfer of teaching, research material and common research projects. In the beginning, mainly Prof. Dr. Wolfram Burgard, Founding Chair of the Department of Engineering at UTN, and Prof. Dr. Seth Hutchinson, Executive Director of the Institute for Robotics and Intelligent Machines at Georgia Tech will be working together.

“The initiation of our first collaboration with a prestigious partner like Georgia Tech, despite being a relatively young university, signifies UTN’s recognition as a pioneering project on the international stage. I look forward to the exchange and collaboration”, emphasizes Prof. Hans Jürgen Prömel.

One of the leading Research Universities in the USA

Georgia Institute of Technology stands as one of the nation’s premier public research universities, boasting a student body exceeding 45,000 individuals. Students have the opportunity to study at the main campus in Atlanta, as well as at Georgia Tech Europe in France and Georgia Tech Shenzhen in China, or engage in remote and online coursework. The institution provides a diverse range of programs through its Colleges of Sciences, Business, Computing, Design, Engineering, and Liberal Arts.

Atlanta has proudly maintained a partner city relationship with Nuremberg for 25 years

The visit to the USA took place as part of a delegation trip to mark the 25th anniversary of the city partnership between Nuremberg and Atlanta. Prof. Hans Jürgen Prömel and Kanzler Dr. Markus Zanner accompanied Lord Mayor Marcus König, city council members as well as delegates from the business and industrial sectors to the state capitol of Georgia in the United States.

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About the University of Technology Nuremberg

The University of Technology Nuremberg was founded on January 1, 2021 and has been the first new foundation of a state-run university in Bavaria since 1978.  With its consistently interdisciplinary approach, an innovative spectrum of subjects, new teaching methods and a future-oriented organizational structure, a model university will be created when it comes to teaching and research. The university is to have an international, interdisciplinary and digital approach. Upon completion, up to 6,000 students will be able to study on a campus embedded in the surrounding quarters.