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8 июня 2022
From June 6 to 8, a strategic session was held at the Don State Technical University to identify problem-oriented issues, gaps in the implementation of the Priority 2030 program. Priority tasks were formulated and the action plan was adjusted within the framework of the DSTU development program until 2030, previously submitted to the Ministry of Higher Education and science of the Russian Federation.
For three days, project sessions, discussions with the participation of the management and employees of the university, as well as introductory sessions of the expert group from State autonomous Sociological Research Center were held.

According to Andrey Mozgovoy, Vice-Rector for Strategic and Digital Development of DSTU, 3 main directions are defined in the Priority 2030 university development program: transformation of the undergraduate model, change in the management system and involvement of members of the Board of Trustees to make strategic decisions, development of new approaches in scientific activities in priority areas. The main strategic projects are also identified, which are aimed at the development of economic sectors, digital transformation, and the formation of human capital in the region.

- Today, our university is a bachelor's university, 88% of students at DSTU are bachelors. At the same time, 94% of the university's income comes from the sale of educational services, 6% from scientific activities, including 2% of income from innovative activity, - said Andrey Mozgovoy. - Our task is to become a science-oriented university and increase profits from scientific activities many times over.

Vice-rector Mozgovoy also noted that the program for the development of DSTU until 2030 is focused on a significant increase in the number of industrial partners and the formation of engineering schools that will train engineers of a new format that are in demand at the world level.

In addition, the changes made to the program involve the training and retraining of 80% of the teaching staff of the university in new programs in order to eliminate barriers and form a team capable of ensuring the implementation of activities and projects of the development program.

DSTU Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation Innessa Efremenko told the experts about 2 main strategic projects of the University - "Institute of Living Systems" and "Agrotech".
 – The “Agrotech” project involves the creation of research laboratories in which undefined testing and creating new products and technologies, which will allow the university to take a leading position in the world arena in the field of agro-industrial complex, - commented Innessa Efremenko. - The "Institute of Living Systems" will deal with health issues, primarily the study of diseases common to humans and animals, in the concept of "One Health".

The adjusted action plan of DSTU for the implementation of the development program Priority 2030 also includes the task of developing existing and creating new scientific and engineering schools. At the same time, experts from the “Sociocenter” highlighted the potential of the university in reproducing its own scientific personnel.

Reference: Federal State Autonomous Scientific Institution "Center for Sociological Research" ("Sociocenter") is a non-profit organization subordinate to the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation. The main activity of the center is to conduct comprehensive research and development in the field of education, undefined scientific and methodological support for the implementation of priority areas for the development of education and science.