Research, Development and Innovation

Network Based Joint Venture Courses on Software Production

Tuesday 01. January 2002 - Friday 31. October 2003

To promote the transfer of know-how, e-based communication between the partners and individual university students of both the European and Asian continents. To create a long-lasting partnership, collaboration, and transfer of information technology between Asian and European universities & polytechnics – first between the participating Network Based Joint Venture Courses on Software Production universities and polytechnics – later between other universities. To develop educational and pedagogical methodology on a network based (distance) learning concept, and create a framework and standards between Asian and European universities. To develop common software production methods and IT&C standards in order to facilitate the mobility of software developers, hence addressing the ever-increasing market demand for highly skilled IT-personnel. To enhance the contacts and exchanges in the field of education – including student and academic staff exchanges -, inter-university cooperation, and facilitation of electronic networking between universities in these regions.

Organisation: EVTEK Institute of Technology, Finland (co-ordinator). Partners: Vaasa Polytechnic, Helsinki Polytechnic – Faculty of Technology and Transport, Hogeschool, Holland, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand; Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University Rangsit Campus, Thailand and University Sains, Malaysia.
Funding: European Union.
Overall Budget: 292 929 €

Contact Information:

Principal Lecturer Smail Menani, tel. +358 207 663 380, e-mail:

Categories: information technology

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