The British Council project at ONU: teaching Economics in English. In the framework of the Project of the British Council in Ukraine "English for Universities" during the 2015-2016 academic year the following courses are taught in English for students of the specialty "International Economic Relations": "International Economic Relations" and "Management of International Portfolio Investments". All interested are invited to attend the lectures.
In April 2015 the Fifth International Scientific Conference "The Wealth of Nations In The Conditions of Global Instability" took place in the main conference hall of Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University.
"Current relations between Ukraine and EU, neighbors or partners?" In April 2015 a contest of research works of students of Odessa region was organized by the Department with the support of the Jean Monnet European program.
Within the framework of partnership with the International Higher Education Support Program "Academic Fellowship Program" of the Open Society Institute (Hungary, USA) during 6-9 October 2014 Department of World Economy and International Economic Relations hosted a scholar from the United States of America Professor Jeffrey Miller from Gallaudet University, Washington, DC and the University of Delaware. Professor Miller had consultations with faculty members and post-graduate students regarding their research, made presentations on current issues of the world economy for students majoring in "International Economic Relations", participated in the Departmental research seminar.
On April 25-26, 2014 the Fourth International Scientific Conference "Development of National Economies In The Conditions of Global Instability" at Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University was held. Not only professors and students attended the conference, but also the representatives of foreign universities.
In July 2013, the Department held an international scientific workshop in the framework of three-year project of the Open Society Institute "Wealth, Poverty and Life Satisfaction in Transition Societies". The event has attracted the leading economists, sociologists, historians, anthropologists from Germany, Great Britain, Hungary, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Georgia, Moldova, Belarus and Ukraine.
Web page of the project: http://www.wix.com/reset2011/wealth_poverty_lsits
On April 26-27, 2013 the Third International Scientific Conference "The Wealth of Nations In The Conditions of Global Instability" at Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University was held. The conference has brought together scientists from Ukraine, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Georgia, Russia, Belarus, Moldova, Kyrgyzstan.
On February 15-16, 2013 the First International Scientific Conference "Development of National Economies In The Conditions of Global Instability" at Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University was held.
Professor Laslo Halpern - a leading European specialist in the field of macroeconomics and international competition - came to I.I. Mechnikov ONU with a three-day visit in November 2012. Senior students and graduates of the specialty International Economic Relations attended lectures that covered the topics: “The main problems associated with accumulation of state debt in foreign currency” and “Procedure of macroeconomic imbalance – reacting to the crisis in the EU”. In addition, Laslo Halpern held a number of consultations with professors of the department of World Economy and International Economic Relations at ONU.
The Professor’s visit to the Odessa University was scheduled as part of a cooperation agreement between the Institute of Mathematics, Economics and Mechanics and the Institute of Open Society (Budapest, Hungary). Laslo Halpern is a professor of the Central European University and deputy director of the Institute of Economics of the National Academy of Sciences of Hungary. Professor Halpern authored a range of different scientific research papers on the theory of the exchange rate, macroeconomic theory of stabilization, the behavior of companies in the world economy.