On February 26, 2021, a meeting was held between the newly appointed Rector of the Odessa Mechnikov National University Professor V.I. TRUBA with the Consul General of Bulgaria in Odessa Mr. S.N. IVANOV together with First Secretary Slavyan SIMEONOV. The solemnity of this event was marked by the fact that this meeting was the first official reception of Prof. V.I. TRUBA as the rector of the ONU.
During the meeting the parties have discussed some relevant issues of mutual interest, the main of which is the development of Bulgarian philology at the ONU. Mr. Consul General of Bulgaria especially emphasized the importance of our university in the Bulgarian Language Studies, which is the main national identity component of the Bulgarians in the region.
XX Gamow International Astronomical Conference-School in Odessa I.I.Mechnikov National University: “Astronomy and beyond: Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitation, High Energy Physics, Astroparticle Physics, Radioastronomy and Astrobiology” was on 9-16 August, 2020. Biological session “The Importance of G. Gamow’s Ideas for Biology of the 21st Century” took place in Zoom. The program is available here.
Fourth-year students of the specialty "International economic relations" of Odessa National I.I.Mechnikov University have successfully completed the module on cooperation between Ukraine and the EU, which was taught by the experts of the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) (http://eubam.org/). Namely, experts from Germany, Sweden and Slovakia gave lectures about the role and mandate of the EUBAM and the role of cross-border cooperation for the regional security and economic development. Within the framework of the module the students also visited the new Palanka border crossing point, which was launched with the support of EUBAM, and is being managed jointly by the border and customs services of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
Professor Igor KOVAL, Rector of the ONU, met with the Ambassador of the State of Israel Mr. Joel LION at the Rector’s office. During the meeting, the Rector introduced to the honorable guest the history of the ONU Mechnikov formation and the modern stage of its development. The parties discussed the state of cooperation of the ONU with the scientific-educational institutions of Israel and discussed future prospects for developing of cooperation with a new university in Israel.
The Deputy Assistant Secretary of State (US) George KENT has met with lecturers and students of the Faculty of International Relations, Political Sciences and Sociology, where the Rector of ONU Professor Igor KOVAL was present.
ONU and partner universities start a one year project on internationalization strategies. Submit your own internationalization program for your university no later than the 13th of January 2019
8 June 2018
Dear representatives of the Alumni Network Round Table, dear Colleagues,
On October 24, 2017 two linguistic centres were opened at the Faculty of Romance & Germanic Philology. One of them was created with the participation of the Francophone University Agency, and the other was created by our university.
Starting October 20, at the Institute of Mathematics, Economics and Mechanics of Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University there will be series of lectures conducted by experts from the European Union’s Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) (http://eubam.org/) about modern customs techniques and how the EU-Ukraine Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area is affecting the customs function in the country.
Dear Fulbrighters, prospective Fulbrighters, and Friends:
Please join us for our events to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Ukraine.
On September 25, 2017 on the initiative of the Rector of the University of Tartu, Professor Volli KALM, he visited the Rector of Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University Professor Igor KOVAL.
On May 16, 2017, the Consul General of the People's Republic of China, Ms. ZHAO Xianzhong, visited the ONU I. I. Mechnikov.
On October 7, 2015 Nancy M. Romano, famous Italian musician and spouse of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Italy in Ukraine, conducted her Master-class “Baroque Music from Rome to Venice in XVI-XVIII cent.” in the main campus of ONU.
On November 24, 2016 the newly appointed Consul General of the PRC Ms. ZHAO Syanzhun visited ONU I. I. Mechnikov and met with the Rector, Prof. I. KOVAL. Professor I. KOVAL gave details of the university’s history to Mrs. Consul General and told about its current statе.