On March 30, 2022, in an effort to promote global progress and prosperity, Office for International Relations organized a seminar for outreach under the auspices of the United Nations Academic Impact Programme.
The event focused on raising awareness of the significance, as well as the key themes and mechanisms, of the Sustainable Development Goals, as set out in the United Nations policy document "Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development". Omar Hernández – United Nations Academic Impact Public Communications Officer and programme manager hosted an event as a speaker.
Members of faculties and administration, academics, and international relations officers - all of them walked away with valuable knowledge on the crucial role universities play in meeting the Sustainable Development Goals.
In addition, the event highlighted key principles of the SDG integration in university activities and the monumental impact of the UN in implementing the programme.
As the seminar came to a close, participants had the opportunity to ask all of their questions, receiving comprehensive answers that helped to reemphasize the utmost significance of the latest global trends in the involvement of universities in sustainable development programmes, as well as the modernization of educational and research activities in line with the SDG indicators.
The classes for the English-speaking groups of the international students at the Economics and Law Faculty as well as the Mathematics, Physics, and Information Technologies Faculty enrolled in November are at full hand.
It's the first time we've ever started studies of the international English-speaking master group in the specialty 126 "Information Systems and Technologies" and the second time in the specialty 073 «Management».
All the classes are online. The students are doing great job by fulfilling the requirements of educational programs. Very soon will get on with their first exams at our university. Let's wish them good luck!
The graduates from People's Republic of China of the master program of management fully delivered in English endeavored their thesis defense at the ONU Mechnikov Economics and Law Faculty last week.
The theses themselves as well as the defense were exclusively in English.
Hard times always reveal true friends and we are happy to say we have them. During this semester our international colleagues, legal scholars, kindly agreed to give distance guest lectures to the Law students of the Economics and Law Faculty, thus reaffirming the fact that, despite the wartime and related unfavorable conditions, our partners will not leave us behind and do everything they can to aid us and provided:
We highly value our cooperation and bilateral support in these times of hardship.
We hope that our cooperation will strengthen the friendship between China and Ukraine.
СONGRESS OF THE UKRAINIAN EUROPEAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION 2022 “EU Response to the War Against Ukraine”, October 20-21
Plenary Session «THE WAR AGAINST UKRAINE AND THE FUTURE OF EUROPE»
Key note speakers:
- Liliana Rodrigues, former MEP, professor at the University of Madeira (Portugal)
- Olga Brusylovska (Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University, Ukraine) «The Role of Poland in the Formulation and Implementation of EU Eastern Policy».
- Jaroslaw Janczak (Adam Mickiewicz University of Poznan, Poland), «Geopolitics of the European Union: Transformation of EU’s External Borders in the Context of Changing Global Order».
- Anna Serdinova, (Dnipro University of Technology, Ukraine) «World Economy Impacts of the Russian-Ukrainian War»
- Ihor Todorov (Ughgorod National University, Ukraine) «Cooperation between the EU and Ukraine in the Light of Strengthening the Resilience in the Region».
Moderator: Oksana Holovko-Havrysheva
Associate professor of the international relations department Volodymyr Dubovyk took part in the round table "Russia's invasion of Ukraine: repercussions for Belarus and Moldova" at the Fletcher school of law and diplomacy, Tufts university (U.S.) on October 13, 2022.
On October 10-14, 2022, the XII International Summer School "Response to New Nuclear Realities: Concepts and Actions" was held, organized by the Odesa Center for Nonproliferation and the Bodrum Institute with the support of the Swedish Radiation Safety Authority and the Richard Lounsbury Foundation. The Summer School was held in the Turkish city of Bodrum. During three days, full of lectures, discussions, and a simulation game, where each student represented his own UN member country, 44 participants from 10 countries took part in the School offline and online. The School's program focused on the study and analysis of the impact of the war in Ukraine on arms control and nonproliferation. The Odesa Center for Nonproliferation supported 8 Ukrainian students in their professional and academic activities by providing scholarships for their participation. The main goal of the Summer School is to train the youth of Europe and the countries of the Black Sea region in the field of nonproliferation, the policy of nuclear countries, arms control and disarmament. Polina Sinovets, Director of the OdCNP and Associate Professor of the Department of International Relations, prepared two lectures for School participants, namely "War in Ukraine: impact on non-proliferation and disarmament" and "Russian nuclear doctrine and European security ".
Associate professor of the department of international relations Volodymyr Dubovyk has started his fellowship at the Tufts university (Medford, U.S.) on October 10, 2022. He is invited by the Fletcher school of law and diplomacy.
In the fall semester of the 2022/23 academic year, two university-wide optional subjects about Ukraine began at the University of Warsaw.
The Odesa Center for Nonproliferation presented a new monograph "Arms Control and Europe: New Challenges and Prospects for Strategic Stability" edited by Polina Sinovets and William Alberk, published by Springer. The monograph consists of three parts: "The US, Russia: new challenges and strategic stability in Europe", "Extended deterrence and arms control in Europe", "Regional dimentions of strategic stability in Europe". The Department of International Relations of the I. I. Mechnikov National University made a significant contribution to the monograph, which includes articles by Professor Olga Brusylovska, Associate Professor Polina Sinovets, Associate Professor Iryna Maksymenko, the OdCNP's leading expert Valeria Gergieva, and IR ONU 2015 alumna MA Valeria Hesse.
The Odesa Center for Nonproliferation (OdCNP) presented its new publication, which contains the most complete nuclear history of Ukraine. The book was published by Springer. Thanks to the cooperation of the best Ukrainian experts in the field, the book reveals the significance of Ukraine's role in the USSR's nuclear program, and also analyses the dreams of nuclear deterrence and the importance of civil cooperation in nuclear energy.
Vira Nasikivska, PhD student of the International Relations Department, took part in the XXXII Eastern European Summer school for young scholars that was held in Warsaw from 12 to 23 September, 2022. The program of the School consisted of a series of lectures and seminars conducted by prominent professors from well-known universities of Poland. The School was primarily aimed at the young scholars gaining experience in the chosen research fields and getting acquainted with the latest trends and practices in the humanities.
19th of July 2022 Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University (Ukraine) and University of Loughborough (the United Kingdom) held the ceremony of signing the Memorandum of Understanding between two universities. This Memorandum is part of the Twinning program, which is launched to develop partnership relations between Ukrainian and British universities in order to support the higher education in Ukraine, still being damaged by the ongoing military aggression.
XVII International Summer School for young scientists, postgraduates and masters in molecular biology
From June 20 to July 12, 2022, at the Microbiology, Virology and Biotechnology Department of the Odesa I.I. Mechnikov National University the XVII International Summer School for young scientists, postgraduates and masters in molecular biology, biotechnology and biomedicine was held.
28th of June 2022 the Rector, professor Vyacheslav TRUBA has signed the Memorandum of Understanding with Saint John's University (the USA, New York). The Signing Ceremony took place under presidency of UK Board representative, Professor Dame Janet Beer, with participation of the Ambassador of United Kingdom to Ukraine Her Excellency Melinda Simmons, the Ambassador of Ukraine to the UK His Excellency Vadym Prystaiko, the Adviser to the President of Ukraine on the Presidential Fund for support the education, science and sport Ms Olha Budnyk.
Odesa I. I. Mechnikov National University has been granted an association membership in the European University Foundation, which unites circa 100 higher education institutions from all over Europe in a common commitment to bring about a modern, strong and competitive European Higher Education Area and to advocate a substantial increase of the quantity and the quality of student mobility.
As a result, the Joint Research Conference Proceedings were published on June 7th, 2020.
This conference was an important first step for further scientific cooperation between Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University and Chinese higher education institutions.
May 18, 2022 at 9.30 we invite everyone to an open discussion-presentation on "Management education in Industry 4.0"
Languages of the event: English, Ukrainian.
Conference ID: 915 539 3864
Program of the event:
9.30 Introductory speech of prof. Nyenno Iryna the Guarantor of EP "Management" (bachelor), project coordinator www.hein4.net
Speeches of students of OP "Management", discussion:
9.35 - 9.45
Cherednikova Varvara, Nikita Amelin: Concept and impact of Industry 4.0;
9.50 - 10.00 Nguyen John, Kucheryavaya Anastasia: Smart City and Smart Systems;
10.15 - 10. 25 Karaivan Ivan: Managerial Education for Industry 4.0;
10.30 - 10.40 Radionov Andriy: Big Data and Urban Analytics.
10.45 Professor Nyenno Iryna: "Results of a study visit to the Leuven Technology Park and Volvo Cars Belgium"
Odesa Mechnikov National University: holds the XVII International Summer School “Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Biomedicine”
From June 20 to July 12, 2022, Odesa Mechnikov National University holds the XVII International Summer School “Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Biomedicine”.
Within the Summer School framework from June 20 to June 25 a laboratory course“Cloning, Protein Expression and Purification” is planned, if possible. The number of participants is limited. Working language is English.
Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov
Department of language and General humanitarian training of foreigners
Department of language and General humanitarian training of foreigners of Philological faculty of Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University offers you to publish articles in the anniversary collective monograph “Modern problems of languages teaching methods and training of foreign students at universities”, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of the Department and 30th anniversary of the Preparatory faculty for foreigners.
We will publish the original articles in the following areas:
- Actual problems of contemporary linguistics and literary criticism.
- Tradition and innovation in the methodology of language teaching.
- Linguocultural aspects of language teaching and problems of intercultural communication.
- Actual problems of teaching of foreigners at the stage of pre-University training.
- Actual problems of theory of translation.
You can read more in the information sheet
XVI International Summer School of young scientists «Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Biomedicine»
From 22 June to 3 July 2021 Odesa Mechnikov National University hold XVI International Summer School “Molecular Biology, Biotechnology and Biomedicine”.
In the Summer School activities will be performed reports of modern achievements of biology, biotechnology by leading scientists from Ukraine, Argentine, Netherlands, USA, Sweden, Poland, France, Spain,Germany.
Summer School - working language – English.
Online platform - Zoom
Yong scientists, PhD-students and master students are welcome to apply.
Application submission deadline – 21 June 2021.
Starting March 19, at the Faculty of International relations 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 EU-Ukraine cooperation in the framework of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area. The lectures will cover the role and mandate of EUBAM, the role of Customs Services in trade facilitation measures, as well as the importance of EU border control (the deailed agenda of the course is available at the link).
Foreign students of the Odessa`s university named by I.I. Mechnikov was honored in memory of Taras Shevchenko
This year at the department of language and general humanitarian training of foreigners a club has been formed for our foreign students and undergraduates, who gladly entered the student association "Scientific and Cultural World of Ukraine".
The first event of the club was readings dedicated to the memory of the outstanding Ukrainian Kobzar. On the eve of the significant dates of March 9 and 10, our foreign students talked about their impressions of Shevchenko's personality and his work, about the information field of Shevchenko's image in his native country. And also read poetry in the Ukrainian language and the language of their country. Among the participants of the event are students of the Faculty of International Relations, Political Science and Sociology ̶ Brenich Anastasia (Moldova), Al-Kadoori Hashim (Iraq), Leshchenko Maxim (Moldova), Yin Sichuan (PRC), Wang Haoyu (PRC); Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology ̶ Shevchenko Anastasia (Russia); Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Information Technologies ̶ Yilmaz Said Nurbaki (Turkey), Zhaksibek Asyl (Kazakhstan); students and undergraduates of the Faculty of Economics and Law ̶ Khudyakova Irina (Moldova), Marin Roman (Moldova).