By Kenya TodayThe document confirms that Raila Odinga joined the university in 16.11.1964Â graduating in 20.08.1969 with a degree in production engineering from the Technical University of Magdeburg.
Raila Odinga Oginga, born on 7th january 1945 was from the 16th November1964 till 20th august 1969 student of the Technical University Magdeburg. He graduated with the german degree â€œDiplomingenieurâ€ . In German, the traditional engineerâ€™s degree is called Diplom-Ingenieur (Dipl.-Ing., in Austria also DI), the engineering study took 5 to 6 years to complete. This degree is generally equivalent to a Masterâ€™s degree, which is not to be confused with the old Magister degree. Most programs that used to lead to a Dipl.-Ing. degree are equivalent to Masterâ€™s degrees today, the Diplom-Ingenieur as an academical title was phased out because of the Bologna process.
The Technical University Magdeburg was in 1993 absorbed by the The Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg (German: Otto-von-Guericke-UniversitÃ¤t Magdeburg) and is one of the youngest universities in Germany. The university in Magdeburg has about 14,000 students in nine faculties. There are 11,700 papers published in international journals from the institute.
The former Technical University Magdeburg (Technische Hochschule Magdeburg), a Teacher Training College and a Medical School were absorbed into the university when it was created. The university now composes nine faculties.
Raila Odinga, Prime Minister of Kenya, is an alumnus of the former Technical University. Professor Dr. Nguyen Thien Nhan, current Vietnamâ€™s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Education & Training, is also an alumnus of the former Technical University. Dr. Rumiana Jeleva, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria (2009â€“2010), earned a PhD degree in sociology at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg.
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