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UTSA boosts ties with German university

February 26, 2019
San Antonio Express News
UTSA boosts ties with German university


The University of Texas at San Antonio hosted delegates from a German university Monday as the two institutions worked to develop a partnership born out of San Antonio’s sister city program.

Technical University Darmstadt is one of about 110 international universities UTSA partners with. The arrangement came after the mayors of both cities signed a sister city agreement in 2017, though the universities had been discussing it as early as 2015, the presidents of both schools said.

UTSA is poised to parlay its work with TU-Darmstadt to boost student exchange programs and joint faculty research funded by “various outfits around the globe,” such as the National Science Foundation and organization in Germany and elsewhere in Europe, UTSA President Taylor Eighmy said.

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