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.