Mentorship and Documentation of Experiences in the Double Degree on Business Information Systems

Project profile

•funded by Vice-Rector of Study, Evaluation and Education (PSL), Rostock University

•1.4.17 - 30.09.17

•partners: ITMO University, St. Petersburg, Russia


Rostock University offers a two year Double Degree Master’s program in Business Information Systems in cooperation with the National Research University for IT, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO University) in St. Petersburg, Russia. Graduates of the study program receive two degrees:

•in Germany: Master of Science in Business Information Systems

•in Russia: Master's degree in Business Informatics (Магистр бизнес-информатики)

As part of the program, students enrolled at Rostock University will have to study either one or two semesters in St. Petersburg where classes are taught in English. Students from ITMO University have to spend at least one semester in Rostock.

In the context of the above double degree program, the objectives of this project are

•Mentorship: to support the group of Russian students from St. Petersburg arriving in Rostock in April 2017 in their studies during the summer term 2017 and general orientation in Rostock

•Documentation of experiences: experiences collected during the mentorship and experience from the group of German students studying in St. Petersburg in summer 2017 will be documented in the Wiki

•Wiki installation: as an infrastructure for knowledge sharing between the mentors and students, a Wiki will be installed.