MBEYA University of Science and Technology (MUST) have initiated a partnership with the University of Applied Science Burgenland of Austria, and is expected to cooperate to implement a solar power project.
Speaking after the meeting with MUST leadership, the Representative of University of Applied Science Burgenland, Dr Gunter Wind said they will collaborate with MUST and Catholic Church of Njombe diocese to implement the solar power project in the country.
Dr Wind said apart from the power project, the two universities will collaborate in research, sharing equipment, and exchange programme for lecturers and students “We have been monitoring the activities of MUST and have been satisfied with how it prepares its experts in the fields of consulting, engineering and business leadership” he said.
On his part, MUST Vice Chancellor, Prof Joseph Msambichaka said having the representative from the Austrian university is of great benefit to his college as it will help to improve academics in various fields.
He said MUST continues to be the best and effective in providing various specialists such as engineers in buildings, electricity, communication, business education and laboratory specialists.
Prof Msambichaka said since they were promoted to become a university in 2012, they have been working hard to undertake various studies and perform a variety of positive activities in the community.