HAW.International: HSWT delegation visit the USA

  • Date: 2th November 2023

As part of the "HSWT goes international: Internationalising best practices(HAW.International)" project funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), a six-person HSWT delegation from the Weihenstephan and Triesdorf campuses visited the partner university The Evergreen State College (TESC) in Washington State, USA, in September to sign a cooperation agreement and deepen the collaboration. The delegation was accompanied by Dr Sayeh Kassaw Agegnehu from the third partner university, Debre Markos University in Ethiopia.

During the five-day visit, many programme items were completed, including

The programme was accompanied by numerous working meetings with institutions, faculty representatives and staff from the international area of TESC in order to plan the upcoming mobility of exchange students for 2024 and to promote the further development of joint courses in the field of "Sustainable Regional Development".

  • Meeting with representatives of the Association of Washington Cities
  • Tour of the Evergreen State College campus
  • Visit to the "House of Welcome" Longhouse Education and Cultural Centre
  • Signing of a co-operation agreement with Evergreen State College

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