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Days of Education and Science of Ukraine in the Russian Federation

Days of Education and Science of Ukraine in the Russian Federation

September 16, 2011, in the framework of the Days of Education and Science of Ukraine in the Russian Federation, the Ukrainian delegation with over 400 participants, led by Minister of Education, Science, Youth and Sport Dmytro Tabachnyk, visited the capital of the Russian Federation – Moscow.

The Ukrainian delegation included: First Deputy Minister of Education, Science, Youth and Sport of Ievgen Sulima, Deputy Minister Borys Zhebrovskyi, Heads of relevant Ministry departments, regional departments of Education and Science of Ukraine, representatives of pre-school, general secondary, extra-curricular, vocational, higher education, University Science, National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine, Institute of innovation technologies and education content, national student organizations and 40 representatives of Ukrainian mass media.

It should be noted that among the 26 invited rectors of universities from all over Ukraine, rector of our University, Professor Mykhailo Zagirnyak, was also invited.

Throughout the day, depending on the thematic focus, groups of delegates, together with their Russian colleagues, visited various educational and scientific institutions of Moscow. They were accompanied by representatives of the media.

At the forum, held in Russian State Humanitarian University (RSHU), there was adopted a Memorandum, aimed to found the Universities-partners Association of Ukraine and Russia. The main purpose of the Association should be "promoting of multipurpose cooperation" among universities, "including the development and implementation of joint international research projects and educational programs," including "students training".

The Association was headed by rector of RSHU Iuhym Pyvovar and rector of the Kharkiv National University Vil Bakirov. There also were signed over 20 cooperation agreements between individual institutions and universities.

Rector of our University negotiated further cooperation and agreements conclusion with the Russian State Humanitarian University, Saint Petersburg State Electrotechnical University and Russian University of Peoples` Friendship.

In particular, Russian Peoples` Friendship University is ready to accept our students of engineering specialties, on Master Degree training, financed by the Russian side.

So, we congratulate our university with the expansion of international activity areas, and we hope for the further development of fruitful cooperation with Russian colleagues.

International Relations Department