Entries by Manuela Gutberlet

The Rector of GUtech Met with the Vice-President of the German Bundestag

The Rector of the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), Prof. Dr. Ing. Michael Modigell, had the honour to meet with the Vice-President of the German Bundestag (Parliament), H.E. Thomas Oppermann at the German Bundestag (Parliament) in Berlin last week. They both discussed ways to further enhance the cooperation between GUtech and various stakeholders […]

GUtech Students Participated in ‘Design Thinking Course’ in Germany

For the first time, a group of twelve Logistics students from the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) has participated in a ‘Design Thinking Course’ held together with one of GUtech’s partner-universities in Germany, Neu-Ulm University of Applied Sciences. “The course prepared our Logistics students to work in interdisciplinary, multi-cultural teams and to understand […]

GUtech Students Visited RWTH Aachen University and Other Research Institutes in Germany

To learn more about Computer Sciences in Europe, a group of 14 students conducted a two-week excursion to different universities and research institutions in Germany. “This annual excursion is very important for our students as it helps them to get familiar with the German educational system and to strengthen our links with RWTH Aachen University. […]

“Huge tsunami hit Oman 1,000 years ago”: concluded by a recent study

A natural event of similar magnitude would have devastating consequences today, warn researchers at the University of Bonn, Germany. Prof. Dr. habil. Gösta Hoffmann from the University of Bonn (Germany) who has been teaching as a fly-in professor at the Applied Geosciences Department, German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech), has published a scientific paper […]

Turning Plastic Waste into Fuel – An Engineering Research Project in Cooperation with Oman Oil and Orpic Group

Promoting sustainable waste management and energy production To reduce plastic waste, a joint research project between the Engineering Department of the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) and the Oman Oil and Orpic Group will study the feasibility of converting plastic waste into fuel. Prof. Dr. Najah Al Mhanna, Head of the Engineering Department […]

GUtech Students Conducted Internships at Seifert Logistics in Germany and Poland

As part of the BSc Logistics programme, two students from the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) have conducted a two-month internship at Seifert Logistics Group, in their offices in Germany and in Poland. Mubarak Al-Nasseri and Manaf Al Raisi are both studying Logistics in the 7th semester at GUtech. The main purpose of the […]

49th National Day Celebrations at GUtech

HALBAN The German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) would like to join the Omani people in congratulating His Majesty Sultan Qaboos on the occasion of the 49th National Day. The Federal Republic of Germany and the Sultanate of Oman have been enjoying a long, stable friendship in various fields including in higher education. GUtech […]

Learning German is Fun!

HALBAN The German Language Unit of the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) has conducted a special ‘Thanksgiving-Fun-Activity’ in their new ‘German Activity Room’ launched this semester. Thanksgiving is a special event celebrated in the Western world at the end of the harvest season in autumn. To apply new German words and to improve […]

Engineering Students Visited Barka-1 Power and Desalination Plant

As part of the first interdisciplinary Summer School on “Climate Change Response Strategies for Sustainable Land Use and Water Management” held at GUtech recently, GUtech students from different programmes and their professors have visited the Barka-1 Power and Desalination Plant. The plant is owned by ACWA Power Barka while being operated and maintained by NOMAC […]