Development cooperation SSAU with other universities around the world began with the implementation of joint European projects Tempus "Academic network of information and advisory activities" and "internationalization of economic education in SSAU" that in 2004 the Department of World Economy SSAU beginning with the University of Hohenheim (Germany), University of Wageningen (Netherlands), Moscow state agricultural Academy KA Timiryazev. The implementation of the project activities already in 2004 allowed to enter the specialty "International Economic Relations and agribusiness" for students of specialty "World Economy".
More than 70 foreign teachers in 2004-2008. SSAU spent in lectures, intensive seminars, master-classes. These seminars were organized in English and German: "Marketing and international agricultural markets: the theory and methodology of application", "Economic Analysis", "international trade", "Improvement of methods of teaching the German language in higher education", "Optimization of production" "Agricultural knowledge and information systems and the role of the agricultural business in rural development ',' Entrepreneurship in agriculture", "Financial analysis", "Basic principles and counseling techniques in agriculture".
In general, the implementation of two projects TEMPUS-TACIS "The internationalization of economic education in SSAU" and "Academic network of information and advisory activities in the Russian Federation" has allowed to pass training internships in Russian and foreign universities in more than 120 faculty and staff SSAU. And more than 800 teachers and students participated in training seminars on economics in English, which were held in SSAU teachers from Germany and Holland.
Rector of the Stavropol State Agrarian University Professor Trukhacheva VI in December 2009 he was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of the International University of Vienna (Austria) for his merits in the development of international cooperation in the field of education and science.
Professor Merit VI in the development of international cooperation is also marked:
In 2008, SSAU joined the Great Charter of Universities, which has more than 570 leading universities in the world (among them 10 Russian only). Being a part of the Great Charter of Universities shows that the educational services provided by the University and conducted research to the highest international quality standards.
The University is a member of the European Business Association, which today consists of more than 650 major international companies, enterprises and organizations. Within the framework of the Association of University cooperates with the world's leading companies: BASF, EBERTA, John Deere, KPMG, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, DLG, and many others.
In 2009 SSAU joined the European University Association of Natural Sciences, which unites 62 agricultural and natural sciences from 30 countries of Europe (of which only 3 universities of Russia). The main objective of the association is the development of research and educational activities in the field of agriculture and related fields of science in Europe.
Since 2008, the Stavropol State Agrarian University is a member of the European Fund for quality assurance in e-learning, which emphasizes the importance given to the university quality issues in the field of new educational technologies.
Stavropol State Agrarian University is the holder of the quality management system certificates of conformity to international standards ISO 9000 - Eurocert, IQNet, OQS, Qulity Austria.
In autumn 2008, he was awarded the title SSAU Finalists "Awards of Excellence EFQM-2008" of the European Foundation for Quality Management (EFQM). The award ceremony "Awards of Excellence EFQM-2008" was held in Paris, France. But this top university was very long. So, in 2005 the Stavropol State Agrarian University was awarded the Russian Federation Government in the field of quality. It is noteworthy that in the ten years of existence of this award in Russia this prestigious award awarded only three domestic university.
As a result of the All-Russian contest "quality assurance system of training" conducted in 2005 by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation among the universities of the country, SSAU also been recognized by the winner of that confirmed the high level of provision of educational services and the effectiveness of the practice of modern management approaches.
The next step on the way to the high international award winning became rector of Stavropol State Agrarian University in the category of "Leaders of higher education," the All-Russian contest "Leader in Education - 2005". The victory in such a prestigious competition - the testimony of great personal contribution to the rector of the university establishment and development of national higher vocational education.
The success of the Stavropol State Agrarian University has not gone unnoticed in the international arena. In 2007, the University was awarded the Cup and diploma of the winner of the 3rd International Quality Tournament of Central and Eastern Europe on the model of the European Foundation for Quality Management Excellence - EFQM.
In December 2007, the Romanian CEOs-winners of the International Quality Tournament of the Central and Eastern European leaders established a club of quality in Central and Eastern Europe.
Also in 2007, the Stavropol State Agrarian University has earned the Award of the Commonwealth of Independent States in the field of quality products and services for the implementation of highly effective methods of quality management and significant achievements in the field of education, science and education. Among the 12 CIS countries - participants of the competition was the only university to receive this recognition.
The achievements of the Stavropol State Agrarian University has repeatedly received awards at the regional level. University - a three-time winner of the Government of Stavropol Territory for the production of high quality products (services) with the award of gold and platinum awards (2005-2008.), Diplomas "Leader Stavropol quality" and "The Great Silk Road».
An important direction of development of international cooperation SSAU is working with official delegations and representations of foreign countries.
In March 2008, an official visit to SSAU Minister Plenipotentiary, Counsellor of Agriculture of the US Embassy in the Russian Federation Allan Mustard. The purpose of the visit - the development of international relations SSAU with leading US universities, scholarship funds, business schools and international organizations in the field of education.
In October 2008, an official visit to SSAU delegation of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the Russian Federation headed by Charge d'Affaires Ambassador of Germany in Russia Mr. Rudolf Adam.
In November 2008, was the official visit of the delegation SSAU Danish Embassy in the Russian Federation headed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Denmark to the Russian Federation Mr. Per Carlsen.
In March 2010, was an official visit to SSAU Embassy delegation of the Republic of Poland in the Russian Federation headed by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland in the Russian Federation, Mr. Jerzy Bar.
In 2006-2008. based SSAU also held meeting of business circles of Russia and Germany under the auspices of the Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of the Stavropol Territory, a business meeting with the official delegation of the Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh, business meetings and trade negotiations with the representatives of the official delegation of the State of Mato Grosso Government (Brazil), business official meeting with representatives of business circles of the Republic of Turkey, the Russian-Dutch business meeting with the participation of Dutch companies, Russia and Stavropol Territory.
In 2007, he won a grant SSAU & quot; International Academic Mobility Network with Russia & quot; program & quot; Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window & quot ;. This is a unique program of cooperation and mobility in the field of higher education, representing the EU as a center of education on a global scale. Program & quot; Erasmus Mundus & quot; It provides a European approach to higher education, aimed at raising the quality and attractiveness. It fully meets the idea of the Bologna process.
Stavropol State Agrarian University became a member of the project Erasmus Mundus entering the consortium of 20 leading universities. Among EU universities - Hohenheim University (Germany), Vienna University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences (Austria), University of Copenhagen (Denmark), Wageningen University (Netherlands) Warsaw Agricultural University (Poland), University of Udine (Italy), University of Tübingen (Germany ), Czech agricultural University. In 2007-2009. training for undergraduate, graduate, postgraduate and research training in universities in Europe have been 103 students and a teacher SSAU.
In addition to the project Erasmus Mundus "Academic Mobility Network with Russia" in SSAU implementing a number of other major international programs and projects:
At the University within the framework of the priority national project "Education" created innovative educational and scientific and production cluster.
In 2007, 63 employee SSAU have been training in the leading agricultural universities in Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland in the field of agricultural economics, agronomy, veterinary medicine, mechanization, electrification and plant protection. In 2008, another 52 employees SSAU passed foreign training in Sweden, the Netherlands, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Germany, and Italy. Further training in the framework of the priority national project "Education" with the participation of foreign partners and is organized on the basis of SSAU. In 2007, we participated in international forums, conferences and seminars, 311 employees of the university. In 2008 this figure amounted to 268 people.
In November 2009 the EU Commission announced the formation of the next competition of international grant EU TEMPUS-TACIS program in 2009 Of the 608 applications from consortia of universities around the world in 2009 won the 69 projects. With the participation of Russian universities of the European Commission in 2009 will only fund 9 projects, including 2 grant will implement the Stavropol State Agrarian University.
The first project "in the field of water management technologies Network master's study program" with the participation of the Stavropol State Agrarian University established a consortium of 11 universities, including 6 Russian universities and 5 EU universities (Italy, Spain, UK, Czech Republic and Slovakia) . The main coordinator of the project is the University of Genoa. It should be noted that the Stavropol State Agrarian University - the only agricultural university in this consortium.
The second project is called "Additional education in the field of agricultural development and the environment." The main coordinator of the project is the University of Hohenheim (Germany) and the consortium together with the Stavropol State Agrarian University includes 17 other universities from Germany, France, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Russia.
One of the main directions of development of the quality of education in the Stavropol State Agrarian University is an international accreditation of educational programs. Currently, the process of accreditation 2 undergraduate programs underway ( "Economics" and "Management") and 4 master programs ( "International Economics", "International Business", "Management of development of rural areas and rural tourism" and "MBA"), the German Foundation FIBAA . Foundation for Accreditation of International Business Administration program (FIBAA) today is part of the 9 European international accreditation agencies. Sign FIBAA - evidence of the highest quality training program that is recognized by leading universities around the world.
Study programs SSAU science direction ( "Agriculture", "Ecology and natural resources", "Resource-saving technologies in the adaptive landscape agriculture" and "Agroecological monitoring") pass the accreditation procedure for quality German agency ASIIN - a recognized world leader in the area.
In January 2010, a delegation of the Stavropol State Agrarian University headed by Rector Professor VI Trukhacheva took part in the Russian-French student forum in the framework of the Year of Russia in France and the Year of France in Russia. Representative international event was held in Paris under the aegis of S. Medvedeva.
On March 2010 the Stavropol State Agrarian University and the University Touro (USA) launched a project on the development and implementation of the international master program "Master of Business Administration - MBA" in English for university students and professionals of the Stavropol Territory.
Thanks to the specific achievements of the past few years, the processes occurring in SSAU become more fully respond to the realities of the world educational space and the requirements of the Bologna Convention. It is no coincidence, since the main focus of the university's development strategy is to create a favorable image SSAU as an innovative university with high quality of training specialists with recognition through certification of the quality management system of educational services.
Every day develops academic and professional mobility of teachers and students, actively developed a variety of educational programs, including in foreign languages, increasing the quality and uniqueness of education provided