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Students of the fourth year of 'Teleco' traveled to the Fraunhofer Institut
They visited the facilities of this prestigious German center and met with researchers with a view to future internships and final projects. Degree
A dozen students from Tecnun traveled last March to the Fraunhofer Institut fur Integrierte Schaltungen. Fraunhofer Institut für Integrierte Schaltungen (IIS) near the town of Nurenberg, with the goal to learn about the latest technological innovations developed in this prestigious center, known internationally for being the creator of the MP3 music compression format.
"But, the Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen is not only a center of reference letter in audio compression, but also in digital technologies for cinema, satellite communications and digital broadcasting systems," highlights one of the students who traveled there this year, Ricardo Garcia. "The students had the opportunity to visit the facilities of this world-leading center and enjoy demonstrations of the technology being developed there."
Garcia explains that, after seeing several projects, they had "the opportunity to meet with the heads of these projects in order to be able to start an internship this summer.
But, in addition to promoting the professional profile , the visit also allowed the students to learn first-hand about German culture and foster social relations among colleagues at class, "something that is always more complicated to do on a day-to-day basis," according to Ricardo García.
This traditional trip to Germany has been organized in recent years by professors Dr. Juan F. Sevillano and Dr. Igone Vélez, who accompany a group of students from Degree Telecommunication Systems. The latter had the opportunity to meet with researchers from the institute for apply for summer internships and final projects Degree. These visits to the IIS have served as an opportunity for numerous students from Tecnun to do internships and projects at the Fraunhofer IIS facilities. In addition, some of these students have subsequently been working as researchers at the center itself.