Volkswagen Group Argentina
Volkswagen Group Argentina (VW) has been investing in Argentine national industry for more than 39 years. It has presences all over the nation throughout a wide network of official dealerships and two industrial centers, in Buenos Aires (Pacheco) and Córdoba.
More than 5000 employees work together to produce and export pick-ups and gearboxes to many different parts of the world, which is proof of the high quality levels of the Group's products, contributing with the growth and developement of argentine national industry.
Volkswagen also has a strong commitment with the education of all employees and the community. With this goal in sight, the “Dr. Ferdinand Porsche Institute” was conceived throughout a tripartite agreement between Volkswagen Argentina, Universidad Tecnológica Nacional (UTN) and the Argentine National Government in 2008.
Since then, it operates as a framework for cooperation between VW Argentina, UTN and other institutions.
Among various functions, some of the most relevant are:
• Promote the linking of the Industry with academic and scientific institutions.
• Articulate knowledge transfer between the Industry and the Technological and Productive communities.
• Implement and support curricular and extracurricular academic activities.
• Coordinate the training of human resources & generate cooperation agreements at national and international level.
Throughout the Dr. Ferdinand Porsche Institute, the Company has signed this strategic cooperation agreement with THI Ingolstadt & UTN Gral. Pacheco.
Among other international activities, this program will include student & professor exchanges and also R&D projects between different partners, from 2020 until 2023.