Samsung Russia and RTU MIREA have agreed on a digital economic training course for the Russian Federation within the framework of the Samsung IT Academy project. Representatives of the company and the university announced this at the signing ceremony of the agreement on the continuation of the partnership.
According to the information, Samsung Russia and RTU MIREA have been working together since 2017. The university was one of the first partners of the Samsung IT Academy, and today students are trained at the university in all three academic tracks of the program – Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and Mobile Development. Samsung IT Academy faculty uses teaching materials developed by experts from the Samsung Research Center.
Samsung and RTU MIREA – Samsung IT Academy Project
The program’s annual training tracks, created by experts from Samsung Research Russia, are designed to develop the practical skills required during project activities. Students of the partner universities of the project are trained in educational programs of the tracks “Internet of Things”, “Mobile Development” and “Artificial Intelligence”.
At the end of the academic year, the graduates of Samsung IT Academy independently developed individual projects and, in the event of successful completion of the program, received a certificate from Samsung.
In addition, they participated in annual interuniversity project competition, the winners being determined by a panel of experts from Samsung and other leading companies in the IT industry. Projects are evaluated according to several criteria idea, technical implementation, and presentation.
In September 2020, the Samsung IT Academy education program was awarded the Best Social Projects award in Russia. At the end of October 2021, the “Samsung IT Academy” graduation project competition will be held, where the best student projects to pass the qualifying round will be presented.