April 21, 2015: German students from the Lüdenscheid Bergstadt Gymnasium visited the Taganrog Management and Economics College.
The cooperation between the college in Taganrog and Lüdenscheid
's gymnasium started in 1996 within the framework of various Robert Bosch grant foundation's programs.
Since 1996, the two colleges have completed six projects, two of which ("The Youth and Labor of Love" and "Migrants in Taganrog and Lüdenscheid") were noted by Robert Bosch grant foundation.
In 2015, 11 students and 3 teachers of the Lüdenscheid
's Bergstadt Gymnasium visited the city of Taganrog, its museums, and many tourist attractions around Taganrog. This year's project is named "Dancing around Tchaikovsky" and is dedicated to 175 years since the birth of Russian composer Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky. One of the events was held at the mansion of Hyppolite Tchaikovsky, one of Taganrog's landmarks where composer Pyotr Tchaikovsky stayed at least three times in 1880s.
April 21, the Bergstadt Gymnasium's delegation was received by Mayor Vladimir Prasolov and representatives of the Taganrog Local Government. In his greeting to German boys and girls, Mayor Prasolov highlighted the importance of student exchanges between the two countries.
The meeting was very informal in the form of free and easy conversation and was concluded by a group photograph.