Visit to Cherkasy National University named after Bohdan Khmelnytsky
On June 6-8, 2018 the director of Ukrainian State Center of International Education Dr. Olena Shapovalova visited Cherkasy National University named after Bohdan Khmelnytsky.
Dr. Olena Shapovalova took part in roundtable discussion “The future and present of African and Asian countries” and the ceremony of opening of the new project “ChNU Ambassadors” with handing over the certificates to the international students, who will represent the university at their home countries.
Also Dr. Olena Shapovalova had an opportunity to join the Day of communication of the international students with the rector Olexandr Cherevko, gave an interview to the students’ television and visited the laboratory Hotel and Restaurant business and Ukrainian embroidery museum.
For the first time in history – Ukrainian State Center for International Education has presented Ukrainian educational opportunities in Brazil!
During April 16-28, 2018, a large delegation of Ukrainian educators visited the Republic of Brazil for the first time. Deputy Head of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Roman Greba, Director of the State Enterprise “Ukrainian State Center for International Education” Olena Shapovalova, People’s Deputy of Ukraine, co-chairman of the group of inter-parliamentary contacts with Brazil Viktor Romanyuk, People’s Deputy of Ukraine, Chairman of the Subcommittee on Education of the Verkhovna Rada’s Committee on Science and Education Taras Kremin, the Chairman of the Dnipro regional Council Gleb Prygunov, the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Brazil in the city of Dnipro Oleg Vasilenko took part in the historic mission to this country.
In order to participate in educational exhibitions and other events in the trip to Brazil, the representatives of 7 universities of the Dnipro city also joined the working group. There were the participants from the University of Customs and Finance, the National Metallurgical Academy of Ukraine, the Oles Gonchar National University of Dnipro, the National Mining University, the University of Alfred Nobel, Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy, Dnipro Medical Institute of Traditional and Alternative Medicine, and Kyiv Medical University.
Important meetings with representatives of the authorities and educators of Brazil were intended to establish strong ties between Ukraine and Brazil in the scientific and educational fields. In particular, Roman Greba met with officials from the state of Rio de Janeiro, the Federal University in Rio de Janeiro and the Federal University in Sao Paulo. The fruitful negotiations have been held at the FINEP Innovation Foundation. Cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine is coordinated with the Ambassador of Ukraine to Brazil Mr. Rostislav Tronenko.
The Director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education Olena Shapovalova informed about the work of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education, the potential of Ukrainian universities and the major innovations in the field of internationalization of education that are being introduced in Ukraine.
More broadly and substantively, the Dnipro universities and Ukrainian State Center for International Education were presented at the ExpoPoss 2018 “Recruit Higher Education Students” from Brazil in the city of Rio de Janeiro and in San Paolo. Ukrainian universities were united under the joint “Study in Ukraine” brand and raised a lively interest among the Brazilian youth.
The Ukrainian State Center for International Education took part in the international educational conference FAUBAI 2018, the largest event on the entire South American continent for the first time.
In addition, the Ukrainian educators visited the capital of Paraná, Curitiba, where the Ukrainian diaspora is the largest in Brazil. The meetings were held at the local university UNICENTRO, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and with representatives of the Ukrainian community.
Such a trip to Brazil actually means the opening a large and perspective Brazilian educational market for Ukraine, as well as a new opportunities for cooperation between Ukraine and Brazil in the science, and, in particular, innovations.
Participation in the trip of people’s deputies and the leaders of one of the most powerful Ukrainian regions has highlighted the serious interest of Ukraine in establishing sustainable cooperation with Brazil in the field of internationalization of education and science.
Important success factors of the business trip are in the fact, that a large number of universities responded to the opportunity to introduce themselves and attract students from the new country to study, as well as the fact that the Ukrainian delegation worked together for the idea of ”Study in Ukraine”, the brand, the formation and promotion of which in the information space for a long time was widely shared by Ukrainian State Center for International Education.
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We invite to take part in the scientific and methodical seminar «Strategies for successful internationalization of the modern university»
Scientific and methodical seminar
«Strategies for successful internationalization of a modern university: specifics of recruitment and training of the international students in Ukraine»
February 26, 2018
We invite you to take part in the scientific and methodical seminar «Strategies for successful internationalization of the modern university: the specifics of recruitment and training of the international students in Ukraine», organized in cooperation with the Department of Internationalization of Higher Education at the Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine, which will be held on February 26, 2018 in Sumy State University at the address: Sumy city, Rimsky-Korsakov str., 2.
The Ukrainian State Center for International Education celebrates the 15th anniversary!
On February 7, 2018, Ukrainian State Center for International Education celebrates its 15th anniversary! In 2002 an official Order of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for the establishment of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education. This order committed the obligations of organization and coordination of study of the international students in Ukraine to our Center!
Our congratulations to the current staff of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education and everybody, who used to work here before, and also all colleagues and mentors!
Winners of the Competition of creative works among foreign students on education in Ukraine received awards
Today, January 19, the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine held a solemn presentation of gifts to the winners of the Contest among foreign students for the best photo, video and slogan about studying in Ukraine. The award ceremony was attended by Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Roman Greba and Director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education Olena Shapovalova.
Remind that the first place in the competition was taken by a student of the Kiev National University of Technology and Design Zehra Melikzade for her competitive video work.
The second place was shared by two students who presented two Institutions of Higher Education – Effiong Ekemini Okon from Sumy State University for his photo and slogan and Kiev National University of Technology and Design Eno Jijdiyah for his video.
Third place was taken by a student of Ivano-Frankivsk National Technical University of Oil and Gas Franke Francisco for his video.
After the awarding ceremony, a fruitful conversation was held on education in Ukraine. Foreign students – the winners of the Contest noted that the knowledge gained in Ukrainian universities, as well as friendly atmosphere around them, confirm the correctness of their choice of our State as a place for studying. This, they said, was the impetus for participating in the Competition and expressing their feelings to Ukraine in a creative way.
Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Roman Greba invited the winners of the Contest to a friendly dinner.
The organizers of the Contest among foreign students for the best photo, video and slogan about studying in Ukraine were the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ukrainian State Center for International Education.
The Moroccan culture center was opened in Zaporizhzhia!
On December, 18-19, 2017 the Director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education Dr. Olena Shapovalova visited Zaporizhzhia and took part in an official opening of the Moroccan culture center of Zaporizhzhia State Medical University, and also celebrated the Arabian culture day.
669 Moroccan citizen studies in Zaporizhzhia State Medical University. Dr. Olena Shapovalova noticed, that this occasion is very significant and important for the university life, appreciated the contribution of the university’s staff into improvement of the international student’s everyday conditions.
Besides, on December, 19, 2017 Zaporizhzhia region and Oriental region of the Kingdom of Morocco have signed a trade, economical, technical, scientific and cultural cooperation agreement, which can also intensify and increase the Ukrainian-Moroccan educational relations.
The opening of Ukrainian cultural center in the Kingdom of Morocco is expected in 2018.
Congratulations to the winners of the contest for international students!
Congratulations to the winners of the photo, video, slogan contest for international students in Ukraine!
The aim of competition was the popularization of Ukrainian higher education, presentation the life and study of international students to Ukrainians and creating the atmosphere of mutual understanding and respect!
The Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and Ukrainian State Center for International Education held this competition together. We received 30 photos, 9 videos, 6 slogans, 1 presentation, 3 essays from 18 participants!
The expert commission estimated the works of participants, which included:
the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Roman Greba;
the head of the Department of international cooperation and European integration of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Anna Novosad;
the Director of Ukrainian State Center for International Education Olena Shapovalova;
the people’s deputy of Ukraine, the head of the education subcommittee of the Committee for education and science of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Taras Kremin’;
the rector of Taras Shevchenko university of Kyiv Leonid Huberskyy;
the rector of V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University Vil Bakirov;
the rector of Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University Ihor Tsependa;
the head of Public council of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Yevhen Kudriavets.
The first place was taken Ms. Zehra Melikzade from Kyiv National Universtiy of Technology and Design for her video!
The second place shared two students – Mr. Ekemini Okomnu from Sumy State University for his photo and slogan and Mr. Enyiekpon Eno Jedidiah from Kyiv National Universtiy of Technology and Design for his video!
And the third place Mr. Franque Fransisco from Ivano-Frankivsk National University of Oil and Gas for his video!
The winners will be invited to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine for getting the presents on January 2018. We congratulate the winners of the contest and appreciate everyone for an active participation!
Working visit to India and visiting the Ficci Higher Education Summit 2017
During 9-13 November, the director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education Dr. Olena Shapovalova conducted a working visit to the Republic of India as part of a Ukrainian delegation.
A number of important talks were held, aimed at promoting Ukrainian higher education.
In particular, during the meeting between the Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine Roman Greba and the Secretary of the Ministry of Human Resources Development of India (which is analogous to the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine), a consensus was reached on signing a comprehensive agreement on cooperating in the area of education between Ukraine and India. The agenda also raised the issue of providing annual scholarships for Indian students.
As a result of the trip, there was a decision to hold a meeting of rectors of technical Higher Education Institutions in Ukraine and India, as well as launching exchange programs for high school teachers.
The Ukrainian delegation also attended the Ficci Higher Education Summit 2017, organized by the Indian Government. This is a large-scale education conference, hosted by leading Indian universities, non-governmental organizations, renowned educators and numerous foreign guests.
The visit included a meeting at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Republic of India in which the issue of issuing student visas to Indian citizens for studying in Ukraine was discussed.
There are currently 8,293 international students from India studying in Ukraine and in 2017, 4,100 study visas were issued which is about 2.7 times more than in 2015.
Working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco
During 30 October-6 November 2017, the director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education Dr. Olena Shapovalova visited the Kingdom of Morocco as part of a delegation from Zaporizhzhia Oblast, which also included representatives of Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions in Dnipro and Ternopil.
Meetings were held with members of parliament and the President of the Chamber of Members of Parliament of the Parliament of Morocco, during which the issue of signing agreements between Ukrainian and Moroccan universities was discussed, which could become an important step in the development of bilateral relations in the area of education.
Meetings were also held at the Association of Pharmacists of Morocco. The main subject was the recognition of Ukrainian diplomas, as well as the issue of employing Moroccan graduates of Ukrainian Higher Education Institutions.
During the meeting at the Embassy of Ukraine in the Kingdom of Morocco, much attention was paid to the problem of issuing study visas to Moroccan citizens wishing to study in Ukraine.
Additionally, talks were held at the Fes-Meknes Province Council and the Fes-Meknes Chamber of Craftsmen, which also discussed the revitalization of Ukrainian-Moroccan cooperation in the area of education.
There are currently 4,608 international students from Morocco studying in Ukraine and most of them study medicine or pharmacology.