During 5-8 October 2017, the director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Dr. Olena Shapovalova, as well as the head of the Department of Processing, Registering and Monitoring of Information at the Center, Ms. Olena Sulyma, were present at the “New Educational Trend” conference in Baku at the 11th Azerbaijan International Education Festival.
The topics promoted by the Center during the conference included the internationalization of higher education, reforms in Ukrainian higher education, advantages of obtaining a Ukrainian education, and current activities of the Center.
One of the many results of the working trip included the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Azerbaijan State Oil and Industrial University and Poltava National Technical University.
Preparations are also underway for a delegation of Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions to visit Azerbaijan.
The work of the Center’s delegation at the conference was strongly supported by the Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Azerbaijan Dr. Olexandr Mischenko.
Currently, the largest contingent of international students in Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions is from Azerbaijan with 9,316 students.