Don State Technical University
Донской государственный технический университет
Don State Technical University was established in May 20, 1930. It was originally named North Caucasus Institute of Agricultural Engineering and had two faculties: (Agricultural engineering and Metalworking). In 1938 the institute was renamed as Institute of Agricultural Engineering. Until 1992, it was the leading establishment for agricultural machinery design and high-speed turning in the Soviet Union. In 1937 it began its cooperation with Rostselmasch and developed combine harvester Stalinets-1, which was represented at Exposition Internationale des Arts et Techniques dans la Vie Moderne in Paris and won a golden medal. In 1940, there were already 21 departments and 14 degree programs. In 1941, the institute as well as Rostselmash were evacuated to Tashkent. Many buildings of the institute were destroyed by German bombs. The teaching began again already in August 1943. In the late 1940s was redeveloped combine harvesters for maize and sunflowers on the basis of Stalinets. In 1960s, new faculties and study programs were established to support the organization of mass production.
On December 24, 1992, the institute change its status to university. Today, it offers a broad spectrum of more than 100 courses of study ranging from mathematics and solid-state physics to mechanical engineering, automation technology and industrial engineering to history, pedagogy and social philosophy in 16 faculties. In addition, it assumes an important role in higher technical vocational training in cooperation with regional companies. Its role as a research center is particularly prominent in the field of mathematical methods in solid-state physics, tribology, thermodynamics and in welding and joining technology. There are regional branches of the university in Volgodonsk, Taganrog, Azov and Yessentuki. As of 2012, the Bologna Process was being implemented.
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